Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, NY

99 Gansevoort StreetNew York, NY 10014
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Overview

View twentieth-century and contemporary American art with a special focus on artwork by living artists. The innovative museum has created the foundation for American art preservation, interpretation, exhibition, and collection. With such an intriguing building located between the High Line and Hudson River, you can’t miss the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Description

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The Whitney Museum of American Art is the leading institution of American art and culture of our time. Housed in a breathtaking new space designed by the world-renowned architect Renzo Piano, the Museum is located in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, a destination for vanguard architecture, design, fashion, restaurants, and nightlife. The Whitney’s unparalleled holdings of twentieth-century and contemporary art of the United States includes iconic works by Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol. These works and many other favorites are on view, alongside groundbreaking special exhibitions that rotate throughout the year.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight
Exhibition Dates: Sept 16, 2016–Jan 2, 2017
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016
Exhibition Dates: Oct 28, 2016–Feb 5, 2017
Whitney Biennial
Exhibition Dates: Opens Spring 2017
Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection
Exhibition Dates: Through Feb 12, 2017

Museum hours are: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 10:30 am to 6 pm; Friday and Saturday from 10:30 am to 10 pm; closed Tuesday.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Whitney Museum of American Art

Where is the museum located?
The museum is located at 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014.

What are the hours of operation?
The Whitney Museum of American Art is open during the following hours:

  • Mondays          10:30 am–6 pm
  • Tuesdays          Closed
  • Wednesdays     10:30 am–6 pm
  • Thursdays        10:30 am–6 pm
  • Fridays            10:30 am–10 pm
  • Saturdays        10:30 am–10 pm
  • Sundays          10:30 am–6 pm

Is the museum handicap accessible?
All levels of the Whitney Museum of American Art are accessible by an elevator. Museum doorways are also equipped with automatic openers. The museum also offers accessible restrooms on floors 1, 3, 5, 7, and 8.

Wheelchairs are available for guests on a first come, first served basis.