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Whitney Museum of American Art

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July 10 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Monday and Thursday, repeating until September 6, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 6, 2021

An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 6, 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.

* See exiting, colorful, abstract paintings in a survey of Ethiopian artist Julie Mehretu.

* 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. Eat from a sit-down menu of refreshing drinks and summer snacks new indoor/outdoor Studio Bar on the eighth floor.

* More eating 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 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.

* Pay-What-You-Wish on Fridays, 7–10 pm; advance ticketing required.

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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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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Creative Breaks on Little Island

Visit new greenspace Little Island for weekly artmaking activities for all ages with teaching artists and guest organizations like the Children’s Museum of the Arts, The New Victory Theater, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art and The Museum of the Chinese in America.

At 11 am & 3; Thursday afternoons feature a…

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NYC Free on Little Island

Celebrate the creativity of NYC’s artists and the resilient spirit of all its people with four weeks of free live performances occurring throughout scenic Little Island. Enjoy shows of innovative dance, experimental music, interactive poetry, comedy, jazz performances, and more wvents that blur the boundaries of genre animate the unique landscape and performance spaces…

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