Top 10 Private Contemporary Art Museums in the US


"Co-founded by director Eugene Lemay, Yigal Ozeri, and Micha Lang in 2011, Mana Contemporary doesn't think of itself as a museum in the traditional sense, but as an "arts destination dedicated to celebrating the creative process." (We say tomato.) The exhibition branch of the Mana Fine Arts art storage, shipping, and packing empire, Mana Contemporary has a branch in Chicago and has announced plans to open a street art museum. At its New Jersey flagship, home to exhibition spaces and artist studios, Mana offers weekday tours of its million square-foot facility, which is also home to the archives of the International Center of Photography and Karole Armitage's dance company."

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October 20, 2015

Dinner at Mana Contemporary's Glass Gallery for "Making Art Dance" celebrating 30 years of the Armitage foundation. Photo: Joe Schildhorn, courtesy BFA.