The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) API is a REST service. It provides access to art, exhibition, and artist data and images as either JSON or XML.

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The API is only available to MoMA staff and partners (for now)

There are no external authentication services configured.

Getting started

The API help section shows the different methods and parameters, as well as examples of how to call services. Due to rights and reproduction limitations, not every work is available.

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Open data

Are you interested in building your own museum web services? Check our GitHub repository with instructions on creating your own REST services with a TMS backend database.

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