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Whitney Museum of American Art

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Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY

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$25/adults, $18/students & seniors, Free/ages 18 & under

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

See bold modern and contemporary American art in a very cool building.

HIGHLIGHTS:

🖼 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.
☀️ Outdoor terraces with stunning river views & cool sculptures

CURRENT EXHIBITS:

🖼 Look for hidden stories in Edward Hopper’s New York, a comprehensive look at Hopper’s life and work, from his early impressions of New York in sketches, prints, and illustrations, to his late paintings, in which the city served as a backdrop for his evocative distillations of urban experience.

💻 Explore the interaction between physical and virtual realms in always-free lobby exhibit Refigured.

⭐️  Well-designed kids gallery guides and pencils available form the info desks. Drop in to Family Open Studios on Saturdays.
🌳  The southern entrance to the High Line is next door or head west to Hudson River Park and Little Island.

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

⭐️ See our complete guide to Whitney Museum of American Art

High Line Art

See world-class art projects on and around the High Line, in dialogue with the nature and city scape of the unique park

Current highlights include:

* You know who I am (16th St), the Statue of Liberty recreated by Paola Pivi, wearing a playful emoji-inspired masks that changes every few months.
* NYC LOVE…

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation.

VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.

Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…

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The Affordable Art Fair: Stroller Hours

Browse original contemporary artworks ranging between $100 to $12,000. 10 am–12 pm is reserved for parents, children and strollers. Lounge on Play Kits provided by Lalo and enjoy mess-free arts and crafts hosted by The Babysitting Company.

All ages are also welcome during normal fair house (Thu-Fri 12 pm–6 pm, Sat 12 pm–8 pm &…

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TADA! Youth Theater Fall Semester Open House

Join TADA! Youth Theater for an in-person Open House where students will participate in a fun, active musical theater sample class led by two professional NYC Teaching Artists. Immediately following, the Director of Education will provide information to parents, facilitate a Q&A, and give you access to our best discounts of spring & summer.

Limited…

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Little Island

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…

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