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Whitney Biennial 2019

Whitney Biennial

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019

Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street Chelsea/Meatpacking

Free with museum admission

Feel the pulse of the contemporary artistic moment through painting, sculpture, installation, film and video, photography, performance, and sound. Whitney curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley visited over 300 studios to assemble this group of seventy-five artists and collectives who, with diverse voices in various forms, address ideas of reframing the past, complicating the present, and reimagining the future. Buy advance tickets (or become a member) to skip the line.

Whitney Biennial 2019

Feel the pulse of the contemporary artistic moment through painting, sculpture, installation, film and video, photography, performance, and sound. Whitney curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley visited over 300 studios to assemble this group of seventy-five artists and collectives who, with diverse voices in various forms, address ideas of reframing…

Brendan Fernandes: The Master and Form

A group of dancers animate a sculptural installation by Brendan Fernandes  of of five structures, ten hanging ropes, and a central cage. The minimalist objects, which both assist and encumber the dancers, enable poses that test endurance in overt displays of physical tension and self-control. The structure, which resembles a…

Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours

See bold, often interactive modern contemporary art in a gorgeous modern building with a stunning view of the Hudson River.

Whitney Open Studios

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week friendly art educators lead a  different art making project.

Kobra Street Art Gandhi & Mother Teresa Mural

Humanitarians Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi Brazilian are depicted facing each other in street artist Eduardo Kobra’s colorful harlequin-pattern mural.

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En Plein Air

See freestanding, outdoor paintings by eight international artists that can be viewed in the round and in dialogue with the surrounding natural and industrial landscapes, expanding the tradition of outdoor…

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Chelsea Waterside Park Play Area

The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchers’…

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Whitney Biennial 2019

Feel the pulse of the contemporary artistic moment through painting, sculpture, installation, film and video, photography, performance, and sound. Whitney curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley visited over 300 studios…

More info
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