Whitney Museum of American Art
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What you'll do
Fill your day with culture and discover world renowned collections of American art from legendary artists you know and love.
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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 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.
Whitney Museum of American Art facts
- The Whitney Museum was the first museum with a 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.
More About the Whitney Museum in New York
Step into a world of creative wonder and be captivated by the contemporary masterpieces at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Secure your tickets now and embark on an unforgettable journey through the vivid landscape of modern and contemporary American art.
The Whitney Museum, nestled in the heart of Manhattan's Meatpacking District, offers a stunning architectural experience alongside its world-class art collection. With your tickets in hand, you'll gain access to the immersive galleries showcasing groundbreaking works by renowned artists such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Andy Warhol.
But don't think the museum's offerings end there! As you wander through the exhibition spaces, you'll encounter a diverse range of art, including photography, film, and new media. This extraordinary display of artistic innovation promises to leave you inspired and eager for more.
Take advantage of the museum's dynamic public programs, including artist talks, workshops, and guided tours. Your tickets give you access to a wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to engage with the art community in a profound way.
When you need a break from the captivating visuals, step outside onto one of Whitney's spacious outdoor terraces. These scenic spots provide a breathtaking view of the New York City skyline, the Hudson River, and the High Line – perfect for a contemplative moment or a photo op.
So, are you ready to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring world of American art? Purchase your Whitney Museum NYC tickets today and unlock a treasure trove of artistic brilliance waiting to be discovered.
Know before you go
Getting in: present your pass at general admission.
For more information, visit The Whitney Museum of American Art website.
The Whitney Museum of American Art tickets help
Simply ask our help team if you have any questions.
Q. What is the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. The Whitney Museum of American Art is a museum that showcases American art from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Q. What are the hours of operation for the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. The Whitney Museum of American Art is open from 10:30 am to 6 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. 10:30 am to 10 pm on Fridays. It is closed on Tuesdays.
Q. What types of art are on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. The Whitney Museum of American Art showcases a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, video, and performance art.
Q. Can I take pictures inside the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. Photography is allowed in some areas of the museum, but flash photography and tripods are not permitted. Please check with museum staff for specific guidelines.
Q. Is there a restaurant or cafe inside the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. Yes, the Whitney Museum of American Art has a restaurant called Untitled and a cafe called Studio Cafe. Both offer food and drinks.
Q. Are there any special exhibitions or events at the Whitney Museum of American Art?
A. The Whitney Museum of American Art often hosts special exhibitions and events throughout the year. Check the museum's website for current and upcoming exhibitions and events.
Where you'll be
99 Gansevoort Street,, New York, US
Monday and Thursday 11.30AM - 6PM
Friday 1.30PM - 9PM
Saturday and Sunday 1PM - 6PM
Whitney Museum of American Art
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