NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.
— Newport Beach’s art museum will be opened in the city’s newly opened art district, according to the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and Preservation.
The art museum’s opening was announced Wednesday morning by NYCDCP spokesperson Kristin Trew.
Art museum members will be able to walk the walls of the museum, visit the exhibition galleries and learn about the history and art of the art and craft.
The new museum will feature an exhibit on the origins of the word ”MEXICO,” which has become a common way of describing New York’s art scene.
The museum will also feature a large collection of photographs and video, which will be curated by artist Michael Lopes.
The new art district will be bounded by West Street, West 33rd Street and East 52nd Street, according the city.