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The National Academy Museum and School, founded in New York City as the National Academy of Design – known simply as the “National Academy” – is an honorary association of American artists founded in 1825 “to promote the fine arts in America through instruction and exhibition.” The Academy is a professional honorary organization, a school, and a museum. Full members of the National Academy are named from the highest ranks of American artists and architects, and are identified using the post-nominal “NA” (National Academician). One cannot apply for membership. The museum houses a public collection of over 7,000 works of American art from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Admission to the National Academy Museum is free.

Address: 1083 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128
Opening Hours: Wed-Sun 11am – 6pm, Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Direction: Subway 4/5/6 to 86th St. Station
Phone: +1 (212) 369-4880

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