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Community Day

SUN, May 16, 2021
11:30 am–6 pm

At the Museum

Please join us on May 16 to celebrate the completion of David Hammons's Day’s End (2014–21), a new permanent public artwork on Gansevoort Peninsula in Hudson River Park. As thanks to our community for making this project possible, the Museum will offer complimentary admission from 11:30 am–6 pm and free outdoor artmaking activities from 11:30 am–3:30 pm. Community Day is free and open to the public. Due to capacity limitations, and in compliance with health and safety regulations, visitors must reserve timed-entry tickets in advance at whitney.org.

Participants will be required to comply with all applicable COVID safety protocols. Bilingual Hammons Kids Activity Guides will be available for visitors on Gansevoort Street between Washington and West, which will be closed to traffic for the special interactive installation, Trolls Garden Gargoyles, by artist Maggie Lee. Inside the Museum, enjoy En Plein Air Drawing on the Whitney's 8th-Floor Terrace, a Drawing in Space activity on the 6th-Floor Terrace, and Cyanotype Printing on the 5th-Floor Terrace, as well as access to our spring exhibitions, including Julie Mehretu and Dawoud Bey: An American Project.

Special thanks to the following funders for their generous support of the Whitney’s Community Day:

Judy Hart Angelo
Jill and Darius Bikoff
Neil G. Bluhm
Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo
Nancy and Steve Crown
Daniel and Pamella (Roland) DeVos Foundation
Fairfax Dorn and Marc Glimcher
Hearst Corporation
Susan and John Hess
Sonia and Gaurav Kapadia
Judy and Leonard Lauder
Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins
Brooke Garber Neidich and Daniel Neidich
Julie and Doug Ostrover
Nancy and Fred Poses
Anne-Cecilie and Rob Speyer
Fern and Lenard Tessler
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Diane and Tom Tuft

The Museum building is accessible and has elevator access to all floors. Service animals are welcome. Learn more about access services and amenities.


Sunrise

Sunset

A 30-second online art project:
LaTurbo Avedon, Morning Mirror / Evening Mirror

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Face coverings are still required, even for vaccinated visitors. Learn more about the Whitney’s safety guidelines.