Arts & Entertainment, Exhibition | August 19, 2020
New York’s Museum of Modern Art to reopen August 27
New York’s Museum of Modern Art will reopen its doors on August 27, following a five-month shutdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock/ARTYOORAN)
New York’s Museum of Modern Art will reopen its doors on August 27, the institution announced Monday, following a five-month shutdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Entry will be free for the first month, MoMA said in a statement.
State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that New York’s museums, art galleries and other cultural institutions will be allowed to reopen starting August 24.
However, there will be mandatory face masks, timed ticketing with staggered entry and just 25 percent occupancy, he said.
New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art, which normally welcomes seven million visitors a year, says it will reopen on August 29.
The Whitney Museum of American Art will reopen on September 3.