Visit The Empire State Plaza & New York State Capitol

New York State Office of General Services

The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller
Empire State Plaza Art Collection

History of the Collection

Learn about Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller’s role in the creation of one of the most impressive public collections of American modern art in the country.


Art in the News

Philip Guston

Plaza Art Collection artist, Philip Guston is currently on exhibit at Hauser & Wirth in Hong Kong.


Joan Mitchell

Plaza Art Collection artist, Joan Mitchell is getting a retrospective, organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art and San Francisco MOMA.


Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder: Plaza Art Collection sculpture removed in preparation for conservation.