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Contact: Rebecca Carlisle,, 646-747-6648
August 21, 2014
The Modern Temporarily Closed Due to Burst Pipe
On Sunday August 17th, a hot water pipe burst in the ceiling of The Modern. Thankfully, no one was injured, and we are working as hard as we can to reopen for our guests, our team and our MoMA colleagues, and our best estimate at this time is that we will be able to do so the first week of September, after repairs are made to the restaurant. We will continue to post updates to The Modern’s Facebook and Twitter. We are proud of the way The Modern’s team and the MoMA engineering team responded to what was an unquestionably tough situation. Our other operations within MoMA, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5, were unaffected by this and are still serving museum guests.