The Cloisters is a very different kind of experience than the Met. I love
the Met, but can only take it in small doses. It is huge...and somewhat
overwhelming!! The danger, when one is coming to NYC for a brief time is to cram in
everything.....see everything. Make choices of the most important things and
do that, then see whatelse you can fit in.
MOMA is out in Queens, I think you can take the subway out there. I can't
wait until they are back in the city.
When in NYC, do NYC kinds of things so you have that NYC experience. Go to a
show, go someplace famous for dinner. Go to China Town, walk through Central
Park on a Sat. or Sunday to see all the artists painting, have your
cariacture (pardon my spelling) done by a Central Park Artist. Have a picnic in
Central Park outside the Met where you can see the Temple of Dundur (again, pardon
my spelling). Go to the Empire State Building, but late in the evening (around
9:00), fewer lines, and the ci