Whitney Museum of American Art
At the Whitney Museum of American Art travelers will find some of the best work of by American artists in the Upper East Side. This New York museum is named after its founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. This museum is housed in a 1966 building designed by Marcel Breuer.
On display, you can find art from the turn of the century period to current day. See works of art by Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Louise Nevelson, Jackson Pollock, Louise Bourgeois and Jasper Johns.
The museum runs various programs for all age groups to promote art and to create awareness. Kids will like hands-on activity while you attend a seminar and meet with working artists.
Neighboring attractions located with in walking distance include the Frick Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park.
To enjoy classic French cuisine you may want to stop by Café Boulud (212-772-2600), where the creative menu keeps the place full.
Two of the Leading Hotels of the World grace this neighborhood. Hotel Plaza Athenée and The Lowell offer modern amenities and excellent locations. Belnord Hotel is a nice option for the smart traveler. This hotel is located in the upscale Upper West Side neighborhood.
Wednesday & Thursday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Senior (62+) $10
Child (12 and under) Free
945 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021-2790
Tel: (212) 570-3676
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