The museum will be undergoing major construction in the lobby area until the end of April. We will still be open with all galleries accessible, except for a few days which will be announced. We ask that if you are planning a visit to the Museum and are able to reschedule your visit until May, that you do so. Otherwise, you are welcome to come, but please keep in mind that there will be occasional construction noise, there will be fewer paintings on view, and the museum shop has been squeezed into one of the galleries.
Please keep an eye on the website and our Facebook page for updates on when our closing dates will be.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Our goal, as always, is to make visiting the Museum a better experience for all and we appreciate your patience.
Nicholas Roerich Museum
319 West 107th Street
New York NY 10025
The Museum is on 107th street, between Broadway & Riverside Drive closer to Riverside Drive.
Subway:, #1 train to 110th Street and Broadway.
Bus: M104 bus to 108th Street and Broadway; M5 bus to 108th Street and Riverside Drive
Car: The Museum does not provide for parking, which can be found on nearby streets. Parking garages can be found on 108th Street, east of Broadway.
Saturday–Sunday, 2–5 p.m.
Tuesday–Friday, noon–4 p.m.
Also closed New Years’ Day, Easter Sunday, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Admission is free, though donations are welcome.
If you will need to use the elevator, we ask that you give us a call at least a day in advance. There are two flights of stairs that lead to the second and third floor galleries, so please plan your visit accordingly.
Admission is free, but please register for the event to be admitted! Registration opens around noon on the Monday before the concert. We ask you to register online and do it yourself, we are unable do it for you.
Please note that latecomers will be seated during the intermission.
Sunday, April 29 at 5 p.m.
Andrejs Osokins, piano
Bach, Chopin, Prokofiev, Vasks, Vitols
The recital ends at about 6:40 p.m.
Sunday, May 6 at 5 p.m.
Anna Khanina, piano
Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Schubert
The Museum maintains a regular schedule of concerts and poetry readings.
Information about these events can be obtained here and also by calling the Museum during working hours at 212-864–7752.
Admission to the cultural events is free, though donations are welcome.
The Museum's collection comprises more than 200 paintings of the artist, exhibited on three floors of a classic townhouse in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
On Sunday, April 29, Nikolai Kachanov Singers (NKS), artists in residence at the Nicholas Roerich Museum, will perform at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.
In the program: Giya Kancheli (b. 1935), SENSELESS WAR (for mixed chorus and saxophones, featuring the New Hudson Saxophone Quartet), and Komitas (1869–1935), PATARAG (Armenian Divine Liturgy, selections.)
SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
236 East 31st Street
between 2nd & 3rd Ave.
Subway: 6 line, 33rd Street
|1874||Born in St.Petersburg|
|1893–1898||Studied in the Imperial Art Academy|
|1906–1916||Director of the Drawing School of Imperial Society for Encouragement of Arts. Exhibited in major European cities|
|1917–1919||Karelia, Scandinavia, London|
|1920–1923||President Founder of the Master Institute & Roerich Museum in New York, exhibitions across the U.S.A. in more than 20 cities|
|1923–1928||Expedition to Central Asia: Sikkim, Kashmir, Ladakh, Chinese Turkestan, Altai, Mongolia, crossing Tibet from North to South|
|1929–1947||Settled in Naggar, Kullu Valley, India|
|1934–1935||Expedition in Manchuria and Inner Mongolia|
|1935||The Roerich Pact signed in the White House by twenty one countries|
|1947||Passed away in Naggar|
Below: Nicholas Roerich preparing for crossing the Gobi and Tibet from north (Ulaan-Bator) to south (Sikkim). Photo taken early April of 1927
Below: Nicholas Roerich in Darjeeling, India, soon after his expedition in Central Asia. Photo taken in the Fall of 1928
Our archive holds tens of thousands of items of correspondence pertaining to Nicholas Roerich's artistic and other activities.
A visionary and idealist, Roerich promoted peace and the protection of the world's cultural heritage, the unity of religions, and the notion that the creative people of the world bear the responsibility to save the world.
During the nineteen-twenties, he composed a treaty for protection of the historic monuments, museums, scientific, artistic, educational and cultural institutions in time of peace as well as in war.
JAMES WARD, UNITED STATES:
What a treasure the Roerich Museum is! A wonderfully immersive experience to be surrounded by his art and artifacts in such relaxed, inviting and densely adorned surroundings.