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Whitney Museum of American Art

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June 10 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until July 31, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

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

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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.

* Crafty kids can get inspiration from striking oversized works using weaving, sewing, textiles, thread, clay, beads, and glass (plus find Snow White) in Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019.

* Enjoy stunning Hudson River & city views from the multi-floor terrace, which also has  some cool sculptures.

* 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. Lots of options and outdoor tables at nearby Chelsea Market or dine (and play ping ping) at The Standard Biergarten down the block.

* The southern entrance to the High Line is next door or head west to Hudson River Park and a new monumental art installation David Hammons: Day’s End.

* Find very cool, well-designed books and toys at the small gift shop.

* All visitors, including members, must book timed tickets in advance. 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.

Peace & Love at Hatch Creative Studio

Look for butterflies among daisies and a floral peace sign in front of a design studio’s brownstone.

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David Hammons: Day’s End

Experience David Hammon’s monumental sculpture in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula from numerous vantage points along the Hudson and from the Whitney Museum.

An open structure precisely follows the outlines, dimensions, and location of a 1975 artwork of the same name by Gordon Matta-Clark, offering an extraordinary place to…

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The Musical Brain

Nine artists approach music through different lenses—historical, political, performative, and playful—in new installations and soundscapes installed throughout the High Line.

Sit next to human shaped sculptures made with colorful musical instruments, explore what stories discarded objects tell when played and hear what happens when a railway spike becomes a bell. Daily at dusk, see…

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Jorge Galindo and Julian Schnabel: Flower Paintings

See recent works by Jorge Galindo and Julian Schnabel, lifelong friends through their related visual languages of emotive and gestural painted surfaces and  embrace of material experimentation. Galindo’s gorgeous large-scale paintings of flowers complement Schnabel  series of flower paintings inspired by the exquisite beach roses that grow wild in the artist’s driveway in Montauk in…

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Little Island

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a 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 two lovely Sing…

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Taste Buds In-Kitchen & Online School Camps

Learn to cook sweet and savory treats at in-kitchen camps and online camps. Gain kitchen confidence and learn essential cooking skills. All recipes are vegetarian and can be adapted for allergies. Themes change weekly, from ‘Around The World’ to ‘The Great American Bake-off.’

Space is limited.

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Live Music at Chelsea Market

Enjoy live music from local musicians at Chelsea Market, which also has great food options and art exhibits.

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The Amazing Highline Scavenger Hunt

A series of clues leads you around the Highline, Chelsea Market and Hudson Yards performing physical and mental challenges along the way.

Wear comfortable shoes and wear a mask. One member of the team should have a smart phone (either Android or iPhone).

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