Frick Collection in New York City

What is there to do in New York City? The many museums in Manhattan are a great place to start.. I’ve been visiting museums every day for the last couple of weeks for an art class. Yesterday, we visited the Frick Collection, which quickly became my favorite museum. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a close second, but the Frick collection offers a more private experience. It’s definitely worth seeing.

Frick Collection courtyard in New York City
Indoor Courtyard at the Frick Collection

Just a little background: Henry Frick was a wealthy merchant that built an elaborate mansion on 5th Avenue in the late 1800’s. He built the mansion to live in, but intended it to eventually become a museum. Frick loved art, especially pieces of beautiful sceneries and women. The walls are lined with incredible works from the likes of Claude Monet, Vermeer, Van Dyke and many other masters.

The Frick Collection doesn’t allow photos to be taken inside the museum, only in the courtyard. Photos don’t do the Frick Collection justice though. You really need to go yourself to enjoy the mansion, the valuable art and the courtyards ❤

Frick Collection outdoor courtyard in New York City
Frick Collection outdoor courtyard
Frick Collection Museum in New York City
Statue at the Frick Collection
Kate Stoltz
 The indoor courtyard at the Frick Collection on 5th Avenue and 70th Street

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