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The Museum viewed from the Hudson river
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Visitors on the terraces.
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux


Danny Lyon (b. 1942), Self-portrait, Chicago, 1965. Gelatin silver prints montage, 12 1/4 x 10 15/16 in. (31.2 x 27.8 cm). Collection of the artist. © Danny Lyon. Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
Member Events: Learning Series members in the Curate Your Own Membership program
11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Stuart Davis (1892–1964), House and Street, 1931. Oil on canvas, 26 1/8 × 42 1/8 in. (66.4 × 107 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 41.3. © Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Member Events: Insider Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
2–3:30 PM
Member Night, August 3, 2016. Photograph © Matthew Carasella Photography
Member Events: Friend, Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members
7–10 PM
Open Studio for Teens: Elizabeth Jaeger, July 2016. Photograph by Patrick Macleod
Teen Event: New York City teens
4–6 PM
Charles Atlas (1949–), still from What I Did Last Summer, 1991. Video, color, sound, 12 min. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from Lori and Alexandre Chemla 2013.82 Courtesy Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.
Free Tours
8 PM
A Marisol sculpture of three women, a child, and a dog
A Lorna Simpson photograph of a woman's back
A red, abstract painting by Alma Thomas
A painting of Jack Dempsey and Luis Firpo by George Bellows
Two works by Mike Kelley, a blanket with stuffed toys and a pedestal with wax candles
An abstract work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hollywood Africans

The Whitney’s collection contains some of the most significant and exciting work created by artists in the United States during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.