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asia week is amazing

Visiting Sotheby's is like a visit to an art museum. There are Asia week auctions twice a year... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
barry m
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New York City, New York
Wine Tasting 2015 Gran Cru Bordeaux

If you like French wine this is a chance to sample a huge selection of the 2015 Vintage and added... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Scrambler84
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Sotheby's New York features six floors of newly renovated gallery space. Exhibitions change frequently, depending upon upcoming auctions. For the most up-to-date exhibition schedules, please refer to the Sotheby's website. A branch of the Sant...more
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visiting Sotheby's is like a visit to an art museum. There are Asia week auctions twice a year that feature amazing Chinese paintings, porcelain, calligraphy, and statues. We also saw some lectures and reception parties this week, that were really interesting, and learned about items...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you like French wine this is a chance to sample a huge selection of the 2015 Vintage and added treat is the selection of Sauternes and a Champagne station. Also good food and this year a great band.

1  Thank Scrambler84
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This auction house is on one of my normal walking routes, and I stopped by every two or three weeks to see what is new and on offer. One of the real joy is that one can examine many different objects up close and personal...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Sotheby's is open to the public! Who knew. Call ahead to inquire if auction upcoming and you can view the items in gallery like surroundings. Check out the wine shop inside - terrific wines at good prices.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Sotheby’s in London has quite traditional exhibition and auction spaces in New Bond Street. New York is quite a contrast with its modern ten-storey glass building providing a substantial area of flexible exhibition spaces on several floors around a central atrium with escalators, designed by...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Upper East Side of New York near Central Park, the Sotheby's HQ at 70th and York is a real treasure. All of the art they plan to auction in the coming weeks or months is on display in large galleries...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Sotheby's main gallery is close to my apartment, but also close to the several medical institutions. During my caregiving days, I would often stop by to relieve tension and get in touch with -- often actually touch -- incredible pieces or art or history. It's...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What a fantastic way to spend a cold Saturday morning in New York City. (Admission is free.) I was fortunate to see the Hamilton letters as well as American art and incredible displays of silver made by American craftsmens. Who knew that some silver from...More

1  Thank Supermom101
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had a special tour for our group & was phenomenal. Got to preview items for 2 upcoming auctions. Cafe available also. Event was a very special treat. Staff was lovely & accommodating.

Thank srhahm
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I have herad about the Sotheby Auction Houses, and they have auctioned off some of the most valubale arts in the world. We visited this place to witness how auctions take place and for the opportunity to view Art. A great Visit.

1  Thank draperDx
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
There are usually other items to see from forthcoming auctions, although I don't see a current list. Call them at 1 212 606 7000 for details. Phone service available Monday to Friday, 9.00 am - 10.30 pm GMT (3.30 am... More
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