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The Whitney viewed from Gansevoort Street
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Visitors on the high line
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux

Events

From left: Flora and Fiona Donovan, Flora Miller Biddle, and Flora Irving, with a Robert Henri portrait of their forebear Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, at the Whitney’s new location. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, June 2015
Member Events: Contemporaries members
7–9 PM
Jean-Michel Basquiat, "LNAPRK”, 1982. Acrylic, oil, oil stick, and marker on found paper on canvas and wood, with rope, 72 1/4 × 66 5/16in. (183.5 × 168.4 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of June and Paul Schorr in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Whitney Museum of American Art  91.83
Courses & Workshops
2–3:30 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph © Matthew Carasella Photography
Member Events: Friend, Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members
7–10 PM
Moira Dryer (1957–1992, Portrait of a Fingerprint, 1988. Casein on plywood, 48 1/8 × 61 1/4 × 4 in. (122.2 × 155.6 × 10.2 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Barbara and Eugene Schwartz 94.58 © Estate of Moira Dryer
Public Programs
6:30–8 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
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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.