Brace yourselves Gustav Klimt fans
The Neue Galerie is the most incredible under-the-radar find for art lovers. This elaborate Upper East Side townhouse overlooking Central Park houses an exceptional collection of German and Austrian art, much of which was hidden and saved from WWII—we are talking about the most astounding and dreamy Gustav Klimt paintings covered in gold leaf that will take your breath away.
A detailed Egon Schiele exhibition is also on show until April 20th and don’t not miss the tradition Viennese cafés on the lower levels.
Bonus: First Fridays, supported by a grant from The Wall Street Journal make The Neue Galerie complimentary to the public from 6 to 8pm certain Fridays. On these nights the Café Sabarsky is open for drinks, dinner, and dessert until 9pm. First Fridays will be held March 6th and April 3rd of this year.