New Museum of Contemporary Art - Free Thursdays Admission INFO below. As we enter our fortieth year, we take this occasion to reaffirm our core values, reflect on our history, confront the present, and continue to imagine the future. Photography is permitted in the Museum galleries unless otherwise noted. Videotaping and tripods are prohibited. Sketching is permitted in the galleries (pencil only, no ink or paint) with sketchbooks no larger than eight and a half by eleven inches (twenty-one and a half by twenty-eight centimeters). More Info below.