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Contemporaries Reception and Tour of The Whitney's Collection

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Floor 1, Floor 7

Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members

Featuring over 120 works, The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965 tells the story of the Museum’s founding collection and then weaves through major art historical movements and genres of the early and mid-twentieth century. This display features beloved icons including Calder’s Circus as well as major new acquisitions such as Norman Lewis’s American Totem. Each tour, lasting approximately fifty minutes, will be led by one of the Museum’s Joan Tisch Teaching Fellows. A wine reception will be available throughout the event.

Monday, September 23
Option 1: 7:45 pm
Option 2: 8:00 pm
Option 3: 8:15 pm

Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members are invited to this event. The invitation is for two individuals per membership household.

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



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

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All visitors aged 12 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the Whitney, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Face coverings are required for all visitors. Learn more about the Whitney’s safety guidelines.