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Whitney Museum of American Art

See Works By Great 20th Century American Artists

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Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City
Whitney Museum of American Art, Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson
The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York hosts one of the world's greatest collections of works by 20th-century American artists.

Founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the Whitney Museum of American Art has been a New York institution for 75 years. The museum features works by artists including Hopper, de Kooning, Rothko, O'Keefe, and many others.

Location and Contact Information

The Whitney Museum of American Art is located at 945 Madison Avenue at 74th Street.

Contact the Whitney by phone at 800-WHITNEY or 212-570-3676.


Directions to The Whitney Museum of American Art

  • Subway -- 6 to 77th Street (walk two blocks west to Madison Avenue)
  • Bus -- M1, M2, M3, M4 to 74th Street

Whitney Museum Hours

  • Monday–Tuesday -- Closed
  • Wednesday–Thursday -- 11AM-6PM
  • Friday -- 1PM–9PM (6PM–9PM is pay-what-you-wish admission)
  • Saturday–Sunday -- 11AM–6PM
The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


Whitney Museum Admission

  • Adults -- $15
  • Senior citizens and students with valid ID -- $10.00
  • Members, New York City public high school students with valid student ID, and children under 12 -- FREE
  • Fridays from 6PM-9PM -- Pay-what-you-wish admission
Order tickets online for Whitney events and exhibits. Advance or day-of-visit tickets may also be purchased or reserved without a service charge at the Museum Admissions Desk.


Important Whitney Museum Links

Become A Member of the Whitney Museum of American Art

Upcoming Exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Family Programs


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