Explore one of New York City's most prominent art museums, the Whitney Museum of American Art specializing in art from the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Whitney is among the top tier of art museums in New York City and has built up a world renowned collection of American art. Upon your visit to the museum, you'll find pieces from some of the legends like Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns and Jackson Pollock. You'll also find art from newer artists as the Whitney has made a reputation for purchasing art from the creators within the same year that it is made.

Along with the museum's fine permanent collection, you can also find new exhibitions being showcased at the museum throughout the year.

*The Whitney Museum is normally closed on Tuesdays but will be open on Tuesdays during the summer from July 4th through August 29th.

Highlights

Collection
The Whitney has a massive collection of American art pieces, some of which you'll be able to see inside of the museum. Their collection totals over 21,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, photos and also new media art that they have gathered from over 3,000 artists. 

Did You Know

  • The Whitney Museum was the first museum with dedication to artwork by American artists who are still alive.

  • There is also a policy in place at the Whitney in which they will not sell any works created by artists who are still living.

  • Artists featured in the permanent collection at the Whitney museum receive a lifetime card that allows them permanent access to the museum.

  • Jazz legend Duke Ellington recorded an album at the Whitney Museum in 1972.

How To Get There

  • A, C, E, L to 14th Street station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Whitney Museum of American Art is normally $25.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 90 attractions in New York City.

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Monday 10:30am - 6pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:30am - 6pm
Thursday 10:30am - 6pm
Friday 10:30am - 10pm
Saturday 10:30am - 10pm
Sunday 10:30am - 6pm

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Address:

99 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014 (212) 570-3600

Telephone:

(212) 570-3600

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