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Moby-Dick: A Marathon Reading

FRI, Nov 13, 2015
11 am–10 pm

Floor Five, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries

In dialogue with Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick series, artists and writers read Herman Melville’s epic novel Moby-Dick; or, The Whale in the Whitney’s fifth-floor galleries. The two-day event culminates on the 164th anniversary of the novel’s publication.

This program is co-organized with the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC, a biennial event founded in 2012.

November 13
11 am–10 pm

November 14
11 am–finish

Free with Museum admission. No special tickets or reservations are required.

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