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Summer fun in NYC: THE WHITNEY TO OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK IN JULY AND AUGUST

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THE WHITNEY TO OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK IN JULY AND AUGUST

NEW YORK, June 21, 2018—The Whitney Museum of American Art will be open to the public seven days a week during the months of July and August. Ordinarily closed on Tuesdays, the Museum will be open during these summer months from 10:30 am to 6 pm Sunday through Thursday, beginning Tuesday, July 3. Extended hours on Friday and Saturday, from 10:30 am until 10 pm, continue, and Friday evenings are pay-what-you-wish from 7 to 10 pm.
The Museum’s summer exhibitions include Mary Corse: A Survey in LightPacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New ArtDavid Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at NightThe Face in the Moon: Drawings and Prints by Louise NevelsonEckhaus Latta: PossessedBetween the WatersFlash: Photographs by Harold Edgerton from the Whitney’s CollectionAn Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1940–2017Christine Sun Kim: Too Much Future; and Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1900–1960.

ABOUT THE WHITNEY

The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded in 1930 by the artist and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942), houses the foremost collection of American art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Mrs. Whitney, an early and ardent supporter of modern American art, nurtured groundbreaking artists at a time when audiences were still largely preoccupied with the Old Masters. From her vision arose the Whitney Museum of American Art, which has been championing the most innovative art of the United States for more than eighty years. The core of the Whitney’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit American art of our time and serve a wide variety of audiences in celebration of the complexity and diversity of art and culture in the United States. Through this mission and a steadfast commitment to artists themselves, the Whitney has long been a powerful force in support of modern and contemporary art and continues to help define what is innovative and influential in American art today.

CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Flash: Photographs by Harold Edgerton from the Whitney's Collection
Through July 15

Between the Waters
Through July 22

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1940–2017
Through August 27

Mary Corse: A Survey in Light
Through November 25

David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night
July 13–September 30

Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art
July 13–September 30
The Face in the Moon: Drawings and Prints by Louise Nevelson
Opens July 20

Eckhaus Latta: Possessed
August 3–October 8

Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again
November 12, 2018–March 31, 2019

Kevin Beasley
Opens Fall 2018

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1900–1960
Ongoing

Christine Sun Kim: Too Much Future
Through September 24
The Whitney Museum of American Art is located at 99 Gansevoort Streetbetween Washington and West Streets, New York City. Museum hours are: MondayWednesday, Thursday, and Sunday from 10:30 am to 6 pmFridayand Saturday from 10:30 am to 10 pm. Closed Tuesday except in July and August. Adults: $25. Full-time students and visitors 65 & over: $18. Visitors 18 years & under and Whitney members: FREE. Admission is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays, 7–10 pm. For general information, please call (212) 570-3600 or visit whitney.org.
      

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