Whitney Museum of American Art (99 Gansevoort Street)
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/ages 17 & under
See Grant Wood’s famous American Gothic—the double portrait of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and a woman commonly presumed to be his wife—and explore the full range of Wood’s art, from his early Arts and Crafts decorative objects and Impressionist oils through his mature paintings, murals, and book illustrations.
Eats & Treats: The lobby restaurant Untitled is delicious, surprisingly kid-friendly and has one of the best chocolate chip cookies in the city. Brunch at Bubbes across Washington Street or go down the block for ton of yummy options at Gansevoort Market.
- Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960 Monday, January 1–Monday, December 31 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Mary Corse: A Survey in Light Sunday, July 1–Sunday, November 25 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art Friday, July 13–Monday, September 3 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, August 24 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Saturday, August 25 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Sunday, August 26 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, August 31 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Saturday, September 1 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Sunday, September 2 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, September 7 7:00 pm–10:00 pm