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Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 

  • Chelsea/Meatpacking
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    See bold and modern contemporary art in a very cool building. Crafty kids can get inspiration from striking oversized works using weaving, sewing, textiles, thread, clay, beads, and glass. Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019. Be awed by detailed epic murals in Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art (through some kids may need to look out for violent/disturbing imagery).  See luminous, abstract images of transcendence in Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist.

    Precautions include updated circulation routes and limited elevator capacity. All visitors, including members, must book timed tickets in advance. Tickets are Pay What You Wish through September 28. 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.

    Great starting point for exploring the High Line.

    Whitney Museum of American Art

    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,…

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