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Overview

The Whitney Museum of American Art is the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, and with tickets from ShowTickets.com, you can visit one of the most iconic museums in the world to experience the full breadth of American art and American artists of the 20th and 21st century. With an ever-changing collection of work, each and every visit to the Whitney Museum can be a different and amazing experience, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best in American art.

The Whitney Museum of American Art’s new building, designed by famed Italian architect Renzo Piano, is a piece of art itself. Situated in the trendy Meatpacking district a stone’s throw from the thriving gallery scene in Chelsea, it offers 50,000 square feet of indoor gallery space as well as 13,000 square feet of outdoor exhibition space, whose terraces face the High Line. With a permanent collection of over 21,000 works by more than 3,000 artists in the United States, including iconic works by Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe and many others, as well as a continuing commitment to innovation and exploring new artists with novel exhibitions, there’s always something exciting to see at the Whitney.

 



Why Go?

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The Whitney Museum of American Art is the preeminent institution for modern American art in the world.

With free tours available in English, as well as a variety of audio guides and two dining options, it’s entirely possible that a trip to the Whitney Museum of American Art will take an entire day. Lose yourself in the visual art exhibitions, while away an afternoon in the Warhol film collection, or just pick up a souvenir from the excellent gift shop. There are plenty of ways to enjoy yourself at the Whitney, and it’s one of the best ways to enhance your cultural exposure within New York City. Its new location in the Meatpacking District makes it easy for you to explore even more art, hopping from gallery to gallery in the nearby Chelsea neighborhood, or experiencing the architectural splendor of the High Line, a raised public park on what was once a rail line on the far West Side.

 



Additional Information

The Whitney Museum of American Art is the leading advocate of 20th and 21st century American art. Changing visual arts exhibitions, film and video programs. 

Housed in a breathtaking space designed by famed architect Renzo Piano, the Museum is brilliantly situated next to the High Line in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. The Whitney’s unparalleled collection of American art features iconic works by Edward Hopper, Georgia O’ Keeffe, and many others—displayed alongside special exhibitions that rotate throughout the year. 

Free tours in English, and audio guides available. Gift shop and 2 dining options.

Hours of Operation:
Monday 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday – Thursday 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday – Saturday 10:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Blackout Days: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Please proceed through the "Advanced Tickets" line to the admissions desk and present your voucher.



Address

Location
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014