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THE WHITNEY IS CLOSED IN PREPARATION FOR THE OPENING OF OUR NEW BUILDING in spring 2015


Designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the new building will vastly increase the Whitney’s exhibition and programming space, providing the first comprehensive view of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art.

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A child designs his own Museum-of-the-Future at the annual HarvestFest celebration in Gansevoort Plaza, 2013. Photograph by Danielle Linzer

Watch: Tours of the Meatpacking District

The River Project

Artist Lize Mogel speaks with Chris Anderson, Director of Education at The River Project, about the improving cleanliness of the Hudson River and the ship worms that bore holes in the wooden pilings upon which the city’s piers stand.
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Looking Back at Black Male: A Conversation with Thelma Golden, Hilton Als, and Huey Copeland, December 12, 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak