Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art
4.5
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
The Whitney Museum is New York's home for modern and contemporary art of the United States. Located in Manhattan's vibrant Meatpacking District, the Whitney presents the work of living artists alongside perennial favorites by Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, Alexander Calder, and many others. Advance ticketing is required: book timed tickets today and prepare for your trip at whitney.org.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
How to get there
  • 14th St / 8th Ave • 7 min walk
  • 8th Ave • 7 min walk
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Farwriter
London, UK125 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
There were only 2 out of 8 floors open when I went. The staff at the front desk do make you aware of this before you pay, but if you choose to go in it is still full price entry ($30) which felt a little steep when there wasn't very much to see. A temporary exhibition about some early computer drawing software was interesting even though the art wasn't to my taste. There is then one floor with items from the permanent collection - a complete mix of styles and eras. My favourite thing was the Alexander Calder circus exhibit with the ingenious little wire figures performing on the trapeze etc, and the accompanying video of Calder demonstrating them. I could have watched that for hours.
Written 17 March 2024
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Chris j
New York City, NY1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
It was a pleasant experience the environment is welcoming. They have some unique artwork the staff is very helpful I would recommend anyone to go to Whitney museum. I love the patio outside. It had breathtaking beautiful views.
Written 2 March 2024
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Dianne r
Kansas City, MO222 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Not a lot on view. Smaller than I thought. Liked the neighborhood. Should have reduced admission w two floors closed. A bit disappointed
Written 22 February 2024
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Metis
Winnipeg, Canada1,026 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
A nice visit on Valentines Day. The staff were kind and suggested a membership as I would be back; I took advantage of the membership price for someone from out of town. I was happy that they had an Indigenous and Black exhibit. It was really moving and felt like home. It was nice to see the works respected. I look forward to see what they share in the future. The views from the top and the stairwell are a great plus to visiting; sunset can be a really nice time to be there.

I wish the shop had more options, especially with the size of prints.

I enjoyed the restaurant and will definitely go back.
Written 16 February 2024
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RonL40
Utica, NY3,586 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Very easy wayfinding and fun art in the elevators! We started out, as we often do, on the top floor of a museum. Here it's the seventh and beyond the interesting art inside there's a great terrace view of the city with several interesting sculptures to see. The hit of our visit was the large Edward Hopper (one of our favorites) selection from the permanent collection on view. Wonderful museum that offers something new every time we visit.
Written 12 February 2024
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Julie B
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We loved this Museum. We'd gone hoping to see their Basquiat but not on display. Regardless it was a brilliant 'gallery' experience. Incredible exhibits that both I and my 11 year old loved. Friendly staff, especially the 'amazing lift' operator with a love for the educational floor and from the roof great views over the city.
In a brilliant area alongside the Hudson River, nearby park and adjacent to the High Line park to walk back. Brilliant ...couldn't recommend enough. And children are free.
Written 13 January 2024
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synToronto
Toronto, Canada777 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Location: the Whitney is close to Little island and pier 57 nearby to Greenwich.
Facilities: An interesting 8 floor building that has an outdoor multi level terrace where visitors can get a view of the surrounding area including a view of New Jersey across the river. Visitors can walk outside between floors 8 to 6. Floors 2 and 4 are not accessible. Washrooms are not on every floor and are small.
Exhibitions: There is a permanent collection including recognizable names like O’Keefe and Hopper, but also other forms of art and artists for those who appreciate something different. A set of central escalators help you get up or down. We went to the top then worked our way down.
Overall: A good place to see contemporary art that you may be unfamiliar with. If you just want to see the ‘hits’ then this might not be the best choice.
Written 18 November 2023
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Adventure Diva
Manchester, CT2,171 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Located in the Meatpacking District, I'm told this property has the largest column-free museum gallery in NYC. We went specifically to see "Henry Taylor: B Side", a solo exhibit showing from October through January 2024.

The opening Henry Taylor paintings show a celebration of black life in addition to acknowledging hardships. "See Alice Jump" shows Alice Coachman (a high jumper in the 1940s) leaping over an invisible barrier in a dull-colored neighborhood. She became the first black woman ever to win Gold at the Olympics. The image seems to burst out of the canvas. There is a section dedicated to black legends (Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King) as well. Heroes are depicted in Henry's work in addition to everyday people. People are always the main attention.

Go on line to the museum's website to get tickets.
Written 9 November 2023
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Artemisa V
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Excellent for real art lovers, not too crowded, bilingual. Great location!
Not too big, lots of space to sit and enjoy the view!
Written 30 October 2023
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Jerry J
Hallandale Beach, FL624 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
A World Class Museum. Two excellent Exhibitions - Henry Taylor B Side and Ruth Asawa! We had docent tours of both - and they were terrific and illuminating. The Permanent Collection floor was also excellent. However, skip the Inheritance and Harry Smith exhibitions - even one of the museum employees agreed with us on that assessment. There was no food service at all available the day we went - apparently a change of food service companies; that was very frustrating and there was no signage advising us of the situation.
Written 30 October 2023
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Whitney Museum of American Art admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost RM 143.74, while a popular guided tour starts around RM 57.45 per person.





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