Bougie Brunch: 7 Must See Photo Galleries and the YUMMIEST Brunch Spots nearby!
What’s more bougie than brunch and gallery hopping in New York City?? Nothing like checking out what’s new in the art scene and chasing it down with eggs benedict, and mimosas. Musée Magazine interns compiled a list of some of our favorite galleries and the yummiest brunch spots nearby for your next bougie outing.
Paul Kasmin: 293 10th Ave, New York, NY 10001
Cookshop: 156 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Paul Kasmin Gallery prides itself on supporting the ongoing intellectual and visual dialogue with influential Modern and Contemporary artists. The gallery publishes a variety of catalogues and monographs, participates in international art fairs and frequently presents outdoor public art projects.
Yelp reviews give CookshopNY a whopping 4 stars! The owners Vicki Freeman and Chris Paraskevaides are committed to bringing an honest, seasonal dining option to New York City.
Exhibitions can be found at: http://www.paulkasmingallery.com/exhibitions
Julie Saul: 535 W 22nd St # 6F, New York, NY 10011
Tipsy Parson: 156 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Julie Saul Gallery "specializes in contemporary photo-based art and works on paper by an international roster of established and emerging artists."
“Do yourself a favor the next time you're hankering for brunch in Chelsea and make reservations for Tipsy Parson!” One yelp reviewer writes.
Aperture Foundation: 4th Floor, 547 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
Gallow Green: 542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
Created in 1952, Aperture is praised as the "common ground for the advancement of photography." This year’s Summer Open called for submissions considering the optimistic idea of photography as a magical form. A lively crowd pulsed with conversation and energy in the packed gallery space and the atmosphere was as celebratory as the work on display.
"Open in the summer, this roof lounge with a green-garden vibe serves chic cocktails & punch bowls." -Yelp on Gallow Green.
Where: 521 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001
One of the leading photography galleries in the United States, Benrubi Gallery focuses on 20th century and contemporary works. In the Jed Devine exhibition, images were both commercial and classical as the viewer encountered icons of art history juxtaposed with contemporary painting, commercial illustration, photojournalism, and three-dimensional household items. Their current exhibition features The Family Acid and Hiroshi Watanabe, which is on view through August 26, 2016.
The Half King prides itself on being a "classic style pub." The restaurant has a wide-ranging menu from vegetarian dishes and traditional Irish food to fish, chicken, meat and pasta.
Pace/MacGill: 32 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022
Norma's: Le Parker Meridien New York, 119 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
Pace/MacGill has established itself as "one of the premier venues dealing in modern and contemporary photography, presenting over 200 exhibitions and publishing numerous exhibition catalogues."
"Hands down my favorite brunch spot. Over the years I've recommended this place to so many people and they've loved it as well." - Yelp on Norma's
Danziger: 95 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
Beauty & Essex: 146 Essex St, New York, NY 10002
Danziger Gallery is known for "the originality and diversity of its programming, its representation of established photographers, and the influence of its new discoveries."
"Beauty and Essex is one of those places that New Yorkers love to bring their friends for a celebration."
Marian Goodman: 24 W 57th St #4, New York, NY 10019
Peacock: Waldorf Astoria New York, 301 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022
For over thirty years, the Marian Goodman Gallery has been critical in connecting European artists to American audiences.
"I've been here many times. It didn't disappoint again! Sunday brunch is awesome!"- Yelp reviewer on Peacock Alley