Museums

Whitney Museum of American Art

The museum is located at 99 Gansevoort St, New York

Designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the Whitney hosts a wide collection of contemporary American art and hosts a rich programme of exhibitions.
The museum’s holdings consist of more than 22,000 works and contain the world’s largest collection of paintings by Edward Hopper. The museum also has notable collections of works by Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jasper Johns, Cindy Sherman, Agnes Martin, and Brice Marden.

Contacts & Details
OPENING:
mon, wed, thu, sun 10:30 am – 6:00 pm; fri, sat 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
tue

T: +1 (212) 570 3600
M: info@whitney.org
W: Website

ADDRESS
99 Gansevoort Street

ESTABLISHED
1930
Past Exhibitions
Exhibitions
America Is Hard to See
Drawn entirely from the Whitney Museum of American Art’s collection, America Is Hard to See takes...
01 May 2015 - 27 Sep 2015
Exhibitions
Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980
The Whitney Museum of American Art presents Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance,...
31 Oct 2013 - 02 Feb 2014
Exhibitions
Laura Poitras: Astro Noise
“Laura Poitras: Astro Noise” is the first solo museum exhibition by artist, filmmaker, and...
05 Feb 2016 - 01 May 2016
Exhibitions
Steve McQueen: Open Plan
From February 26 through May 14, 2016, the Whitney Museum of American Art will present “Open Plan”,...
28 Feb 2016 - 14 May 2016
Exhibitions
June Leaf: Thought is Infinite
June Leaf’s vision is deeply personal and bravely frank in addressing the frailties of the human condition....
27 Apr 2016 - 17 Jul 2016
Exhibitions
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Stuart Davis (1892–1964) is one of the preeminent figures of American modernism. With a long career...
10 Jun 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Exhibitions
Danny Lyon: Message to the Future
“Danny Lyon: Message to the Future” is the first comprehensive retrospective of the career...
17 Jun 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Exhibitions
Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday
Featuring a new video and installation, Sophia Al-Maria: Black Friday debuts at the Whitney Museum of...
26 Jul 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Exhibitions
Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight
“Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight” is the first museum exhibition of this groundbreaking artist...
16 Sep 2016 - 02 Jan 2017
Exhibitions
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016
“Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016″ focuses on the ways in which artists...
28 Oct 2016 - 05 Feb 2017
Exhibitions
Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s
Featuring works drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection, “Fast Forward: Painting from the...
27 Jan 2017 - 14 May 2017
Exhibitions
Between the Waters
The exhibition brings together a group of emerging artists: Carolina Caycedo, Demian DinéYazhi´ with...
09 Mar 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
Exhibitions
Juan Antonio Olivares: Moléculas
This is the first exhibition by Juan Antonio Olivares (b. 1988) within an American institution. It features...
02 Mar 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Exhibitions
Zoe Leonard: Survey
This is the first large-scale overview of the artist’s work in an American museum. Over the past three...
02 Mar 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Exhibitions
Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables
The exhibition features the iconic painting “American Gothic” as well as a selection of Grant...
02 Mar 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Exhibitions
David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night
David Wojnarowicz worked exploring photography, painting, music, film, sculpture, writing, and activism,...
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
Exhibitions
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018
Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018 bring together works of art based...
28 Sep 2019 - 14 Apr 2019
Exhibitions
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again
The Whitney Museum presents the first exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol (1928–1987) in an U.S institution...
12 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
Exhibitions
Kevin Beasley: A View of a Landscape
The installation by Kevin Beasley at Whitney Museum of American Art marks his first solo exhibition...
15 Dec 2018 - 10 Mar 2019