Whitney Museum of American Art
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am - Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
See bold modern and contemporary American art in a very cool building.
* Find works by American icons Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper and the charming Calder’s Circus in The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965. Discover works by women and artists of color in At the Dawn of a New Age: Early Twentieth-Century American Modernism, showcasing art produced between 1900 and 1930 by well-known American modernists and their now largely forgotten, but equally groundbreaking peers
* The galleries are spacious and stroller-friendly; the elevators are slow but have fun art inside.
* Advanced timed tickets encouraged. Annual memberships start at $81 and include perks like member-only hours Mon & Thurs 6 pm–7 pm and Sat & Sun 10:30 am–1 pm.
🍽 Pick up sandwiches, salads, snacks, pastries, coffee, wine and excellent chocolate chip cookies at grab-and-go cafe in the ground floor with some outdoor seating. Eat from a sit-down menu of refreshing drinks and summer snacks new indoor/outdoor Studio Bar on the eighth floor.
🛍 Find well-designed books and toys at the small gift shop.
Monday–Thursday 10:30 am–6 pm
Friday 10:30 am–10 pm (pay-what-you-wish 7-10 pm)
Saturday & Sunday 11 am–6 pm
Join the Corlears School and the Giant Room for free, public programming intended to provide equitable creative play experiences to the community.
Enjoy access to classrooms and the school’s beautiful backyard playground, arts-based classes, STEAM projects, music with Ramblin’ Dan’s Freewheelin’ Band and more free fun.More info
Develop hands-on skills by gluing, hammering with help from parents and store associates. Project change monthly. Receive a certificate of achievement, workshop apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Also at Home Depots on 59th Street/Third Ave, Long Island City, New Rochelle and elsewhere.More info
Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.
* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.
* Restrooms…More info
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’ Dressed Meat Company.More info