Private Tour of The National Arts Club

The National Arts Club is an exclusive private members club housed in a brownstone at 15 Gramercy Park. Tired with the city’s turmoil I stopped by to recharge my culture palate, grab a glass of rosé, and get a short tour around.

IMG_7628Extravagance is what the Arts Club does best – note the stained glass panels, decorative fireplace surrounds, bookcases, and doors.

IMG_7637A detail of a stained glass panel


IMG_7488Today The National Arts Club offers a variety of shows, educational programs, and awards in areas including theater, visual arts, film, literature, and music. 



Notable Members

National Arts Club has been home to Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Dwight Eisenhower. Among other notable members are Mark Twain, Martin Scorsese, and Uma Thurman.

IMG_7567Woody Allenesque music reception


The marvelous stained-glass ceiling



map-artsdhuriousHow to get there

15 Gramercy Park South

Text: Laurie Trueman

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