Member Event

Member Night

THU, Jan 14, 2016
7:30–10 pm

All members

The Whitney is open late—just for members! Celebrate with fellow supporters and enjoy everything the Museum has to offer. In addition to gallery access, the evening includes members-only dining and shopping, exhibition talks led by Whitney teaching fellows, and more. 

Exhibition Talks
7:45, 8:15 pm
Floor Eight
Teaching fellow Elizabeth Buhe discusses Portrait of a Cultured Lady, Brown Girl After the Bath, and Tongues (Holy Rollers) in Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist—it's the final days of the exhibition!

7:45, 8:15 pm
Floor Seven

Teaching fellow Julia Peltman discusses Number 27, 1950 by Jackson Pollock, The Seasons by Lee Krasner, and Blue Form in the Sea by Helen Frankenthaler in The Whitney’s Collection

7:45, 8:15 pm
Floor Six

Teaching fellow Meredith Mowder discusses 16:32:15, 26.05 by Danh Vō, Untitled by Laura Owens, and The Ascending Sink by Robert Gober in Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner

8:45, 9:15 pm
Floor Six

Meredith Mowder discusses Green Screen #7 by Liz Deschenes, Red Alert by Hito Steyerl, and The Production of an Unevenly Distributed Surplus Results from the Facticity of Format and Ground by Cheyney Thompson in Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner.

8:45, 9:15 pm
Floor Five, East Gallery

Elizabeth Buhe discusses Great Jones Street and The Marriage of Reason and Squalor in Frank Stella: A Retrospective (turn left when you exit the elevators to meet in the second gallery). 

8:45, 9:15 pm
Floor Five, West Gallery

Julia Peltman discusses Raft of the Medusa and Circus of Pure Felling for Malevich, 4 Square Circus, 16 parts in Frank Stella: A Retrospective (turn right when you exit the elevators).

Shop, Drink, Mingle
On the eighth floor, grab a table at Studio Cafe to enjoy delicious food and stunning nighttime views of the city—order a la carte or treat yourself to the “Studio Supper,” a three-course, prix fixe meal. Purchase wine or beer at the cash bar on the ground floor or visit the Whitney Shop for a special one-night-only 50% discount on the Frank Stella: A Retrospective exhibition poster, while you browse books, collectibles, and more.

Open to two individuals per membership household; an active membership card is required for admission. All non-member guests must be accompanied by a member. For more information or to become a member or upgrade your membership, call (212) 570-3641. Please note: this event excludes corporate or reciprocal members.

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