Custom Picture Framing in Manhattan

Creative Design, Archival Quality & Superior Service!

Metropolitan Graphic Art Gallery has provided museum-quality picture framing for over 25 years. We offer unique and creative picture framing designs to showcase and preserve your memories and heirlooms. Our friendly designers are here to assist you in creating the perfect combination of matting, frame and conservation materials to beautify and protect your personal treasures. MGA Gallery has helped countless clients, museums and galleries with their picture framing, matting and art installation needs. We offer free estimates and personal one-on-one assistance, incorporating our clients’ personal style and vision in each custom project. All custom framing is executed on the premises by our expert framers; because we have an in-house framing facility, we save you time and money while guaranteeing that all work is completed to your exacting standards. We frequently work with large volume commercial orders as well. View our Portfolio to view examples or play with our online Design Tool to see your project virtually framed!

Thousands of picture frame mouldings


Custom framing involves almost limitless design possibilities, and we can help you narrow it down. Our skilled designers will guide you through the frame design process, helping you choose the materials that best enhance your artwork and your decor. We work with you to create a finished product that suits your needs, your budget, and your own unique personal style. We want you to love your project!

Conservation Framing


MGA Gallery offers archival & museum-quality framing. We follow proper preservation practices to ensure that your project can be displayed & enjoyed for a lifetime. We use only the best conservation materials to protect your framed project, like archival acid-free & museum-quality mats, and UV-protected & museum glass. Stop in to see how MGA Gallery can help you protect your art investment.

Frame Selection


MGA Gallery has one of the largest selections of custom frame mouldings on the Upper East Side! With hundreds of frame corner samples and mat choices, we can create the perfect framing design that’s just right for your artwork. We have a complete style range from contemporary to traditional. Choose from fabric mats like linens, suedes, and raw silks, and hundreds of fillets to add the finishing touch to your masterpiece.

Custom Framing Project Examples


Our finished projects are creatively designed and well-crafted. We pride ourselves in our quality of work and attention to detail. Take a look at some of our past projects to see the MGA Gallery difference! These framing examples are a great way to find ideas for unique gifts & decor styles.

We Can Frame…
  • Music Memorabilia
  • 3D Shadow Boxes
  • Sports Jerseys
  • Family Portraits
  • Photo Collages
  • Heirlooms
  • Medals & Awards
  • Diplomas & Documents
  • Pencil & Ink Drawings
  • Children’s Art
  • Ketubahs
  • Watercolors & Oil Painting
  • Needlework & Embroidery
  • Fabrics & Apparel
  • Wedding Photographs
Matting & Moulding
  • Cotton
  • Paper
  • Metallic
  • Embossed & Textured
  • 8-Ply
  • Bevel Accents
  • Multiple Opening
  • Decorative & French
  • Acid-Free & Archival
  • Linen, Silk, Suede & Canvas
  • Hand-Wrapped Fabric
  • Hardwood & Metal Frames
  • Closed Corner Frames
  • Handmade Gold Leaf
  • Liners & Fillets
Specialty Items
  • Acrylic Cases
  • Laminated Plaques
  • Custom Mirrors
  • Circular & Oval Frames
  • Triangular Flag Cases
  • Lighting Systems
  • Hanging Systems
  • Plexiglass
  • Shrink Wrapping
  • Dry Mounting
  • Canvas Transfers
  • Glass Replacement
  • Canvas Stretching
  • Frame Repair & Restoration
  • Frame Cleaning
  • Art Restoration
  • Packing & Shipping
  • Print Ordering
  • Wholesale & Volume Discounts
  • On-Site Consultations
  • Delivery
  • Installation