The Frick Collection Doubles its Specially Programmed Free Nights

Photograph of people looking art in the West Gallery

In recent years, The Frick Collection has expanded its education offerings to further engage the public. Among the most successful of these efforts is a series of free Friday evenings, which will double in number to ten through next June. The Free Nights program provides after-hours access to the museum and programs such as lectures, gallery talks, music, performances, and sketching. There is no charge for the evenings, which take their inspiration from the permanent collection and special exhibitions. While most nights are for the general public, selected events are for high school, college, and graduate students. The Free Nights series at The Frick Collection is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the Gilder Foundation. 

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Basic Information

General Information Phone:
212.288.0700
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1 East 70th Street, near Fifth Avenue
Museum Hours:

Open six days a week: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Limited hours (11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) on Lincoln’s Birthday, Election Day, and Veterans Day.

PLEASE NOTE TO YOUR READERS: Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection.

Museum Admission:

$22; senior citizens $17; students $12; “pay what you wish” on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Subway:

#6 local (on Lexington Avenue) to 68th Street station; Bus: M1, M2, M3, and M4 southbound on Fifth Avenue to 72nd Street and northbound on Madison Avenue to 70th Street.

Tour Information:

Included in the price of admission is an Acoustiguide Audio Tour of the permanent collection. The tour is offered in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

Shop:

The shop is open the same days as the Museum, closing fifteen minutes before the institution.

Group Museum Visits:

Please call 212.288.0700 for details and to make reservations.

Public Programs:

A calendar of events is published regularly and is available upon request.