Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Art Museum, Museum, and Art Gallery
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY 10014, United States
Open until 6:00 PM (Show more)
  • Wed–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 1:00 PM–9:00 PM
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The Whitney Museum in New York houses one of the world's foremost collections of modern and contemporary American art. Focusing particularly on works by living artists, the Whitney is celebrated for presenting important special exhibitions.


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  • Jared W.

    The Whitney is closed until summer 2015 – the Whitney will reopen in a new location along the High Line in the Meatpacking District.

    Jared Wick · February 20
  • Jeremy W.

    Closed until May 2015 as it moves to its new location in the downtown Meatpacking District.

    Jeremy Wilcox · February 11
  • RoelandP

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    RoelandP · October 28, 2014
  • Brkgny

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    Brkgny · October 19, 2014
  • Ana

    Love the hall lights!

    Ana · October 18, 2014
  • Angel 9.

    One of the better "big time" museums in NYC

    Angel 9 · October 5, 2014
  • Chris R.

    Jeff Koons was great and what really made it was the public tour my friend and I globbed onto. Very informative and gave context that helped inform the whole exhibit. Also, great selfie opportunities.

    Chris Ryan · October 4, 2014
  • Todd V.

    Get a dual membership during this year and you get to see the new building and the biennial.

    Todd Vaccaro · October 4, 2014
  • Clara L.

    If you're a NYU or SVA student, skip the line! You can also bring 3 guests free!!

    Clara Lu · October 1, 2014
  • Anna R.

    Free admission. Cool building watch your head in the stairwells very low ceilings ... enjoy it before it moves to their new location in the meatpacking district

    Anna R · September 21, 2014
  • Paul K.

    Having some brunch. Going for the Huckleberry pancakes.

    Paul Knapp · September 20, 2014
  • Juliana C.

    if you do like to have the multimedia guide you Should know that you must have one document with your photo And that your passport doesn't count as an option. Bring your ID

    Juliana Camargo · September 18, 2014
  • Connie C.

    Great infrastructure and interior architecture.

    Connie Chiu · September 14, 2014
  • Phoenix 💥💥💥

    Beautiful building

    Phoenix 💥💥💥 · September 9, 2014
  • Sylvia B.

    Domingo de museo

    Sylvia Bustamante · August 24, 2014
  • Storm M.

    Balloon Dog

    Storm Mee Weather · August 18, 2014
  • Dome D.

    Art, architecture

    Dome DH · August 18, 2014
  • Helen L.

    Free for NYU students. Good for 4 people

    Helen Lin · August 17, 2014
  • Cristian G.

    Be sure to check out the Jeff Koons exhibit - visit before they move downtown to a new location. Their restaurant in the basement is a great place to unwind after checking out the art.

    Cristian Gonzalez · August 13, 2014
  • Maria T.

    I discovered it by accident but one of my fav museums in NYC

    Maria Tobar · August 10, 2014
  • Miguel d.

    Marcel Breuer's building gets leased to the Met starting 2015 but the spirit stays the same. Catch the permanent collection on the 5th Floor.

    Miguel de Leon · August 10, 2014
  • 💗Eunice Maques💗 .

    Belíssimo, muitas coisas lindas para se ver. Indico. Muito show!

  • Paul K.

    Go with an open mind. Don t expect traditional art. Don t consider the art rationally. Let your heart and spirit guide you.

    Paul Kaplan · June 7, 2014
  • 💗Eunice Maques💗 .

    Muitas lindas pra se ver só vendo é indescritível.

  • Compass

    The mecca to twentieth century American art will soon move downtown, but until then enjoy wandering the mirrored halls of the famed museum on Madison Avenue.

    Compass · April 24, 2014
  • The New Yorker

    Peter Schjeldahl on the current Whitney Biennial, the last at the noble Marcel Breuer building: “Start on the fourth floor, which is, by far, the most visually appealing—it’s practically buoyant.” Read more

    The New Yorker · March 10, 2014
  • DailyCandy

    Get lost in the 19,000-piece collection of paintings, photography, drawings, films, and more that touches on the works of greats like Georgia O’Keeffe.

    DailyCandy · February 26, 2014
  • Peter K.

    Nice Show of remains of Manhattan performance art from 70-80, when Soho was a place where art was practiced and not pure commerce

    Peter Kabel · January 22, 2014
  • Laura B.

    Really worth staying to the end and watching the full 6 vids in T.J. Wilcox's In The Air film installation - all interesting in their own way.

    Laura Blanksby · December 13, 2013
  • chrissy s.

    When I was in grade school I saw the Calder exhibit and I remember it as if it were yesterday.

    chrissy spaziano · November 7, 2013
  • Amandine C.

    free entrance for NYU employees!

    Amandine Crequer · October 27, 2013
  • SinPlantilla

    Para deleitarse viendo una extensa muestra de trabajos de Hopper. También está el circo de Calder.

    SinPlantilla · October 18, 2013
  • Sebastiaan

    FREE admission for CUNY students!

    Sebastiaan · September 1, 2013
  • Paola C.

    Do you love Edward Hopper but you have just seen the reproductions? Do not miss the original. Nothing to do with what you know but ways better!!! Breathtaking

    Paola Corbani · August 21, 2013
  • Jay W.

    Barbara Kruger

    Jay W · August 17, 2013
  • Amnon B.

    Worth visiting

    Amnon B · August 15, 2013
  • Amnon B.

    American Legends

    Amnon B · August 15, 2013
  • Feng Z.

    Free admission for Bloomberg employees and up to 3 accompanied guests.

    Feng Zhou · August 14, 2013
  • Richard R.

    Great Art in this lesser known venue on Museum Mile. Remember to use the coat check in the winter months to ensure you can walk comfortably. Whitney is moving soon.

    Richard Revilla · August 5, 2013
  • Van S.

    Fantastic art & Stumptown coffee!

    Van Sedita · July 27, 2013
  • @JaumePrimero

    The Edward Hopper exhibit runs through October 6. "The Creative Process Behind the Iconic Paintings."

    @JaumePrimero · June 23, 2013
  • Orlete P.

    hum... Legal

    Orlete Pinheiro✅ · May 1, 2013
  • Mariana D.

    Empiecen por el 5to piso y vayan bajando. Las escaleras son un infierno.

    Mariana Díaz · April 26, 2013
  • Julia K.

    Don't wait until the end of the day to see Smoke & Blues because they make the musicians quit early.

    Julia Kloth · April 6, 2013
  • Alyssa

    Free the first weekend of every month for Bank of America customers (just show your BoA card)

    Alyssa · March 2, 2013
  • Marcos J.

    ótimo lugar =D

    Marcos Junio · February 2, 2013
  • The Ritz-Carlton

    The Whitney Museum houses 20th-century and contemporary American art, with a focus on works by living artists. Its signature exhibition, the Biennial, focuses on developments in American art.

    The Ritz-Carlton · January 25, 2013
  • Carlos M.

    Um belo museu com belíssimas obras de arte. Não deixem de conhecê-lo

    Carlos Marcinkiewicz · December 31, 2012
  • fred r.

    When it is snowing, Go.

    fred rodrigues · December 29, 2012
  • HashtagNYU

    Show your NYUCard for free admission!

    HashtagNYU · November 16, 2012

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