Whitney Museum of American Art
Designed by architect Renzo Piano, the museum’s building in the Meatpacking District and on the shore of the Hudson River, contains more than 50,000 square feet of indoor galleries and 13,000 square feet of outdoor exhibition space, allowing the museum to display more of its permanent collection, which numbers in excess of 19,000 works, than ever before. The focus of both the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions is on modern and contemporary artwork by renowned American artists, including sculpture by Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder and Man Ray, and paintings by Cy Twombly, Edward Hopper, Yves Tanguy and Willem de Kooning.
Hours: M, W-Th, Su 10:30 am-6 pm, F-Sa 10:30 am-10 pm. Open Tu in July and Aug.: 10:30 am-6 pm
Admission: $25 adults, $18 seniors (65+)/students, age 18 and under free, pay what you wish F 7-10 pm