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A Place Of Their Own, New York

A Place Of Their Own - New York, New York
A Place Of Their Own
945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021Map
+1 212 570 3600
Neighborhood: Upper East Side
Overview

Establishes the Whitney as a place of interest and destination for teens. There's various programs for a teen audience, including: Artist + Youth: A Dialogue; What's Up? At the Whitney: A Teen Night Out; Youth2Youth Tours; and Youth2Youth.org. Youth Programs are organized and led by New York City high school students in the Museum's Youth Insights program. Call for the required pre-registration.

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A Place Of Their Own General Information
  • Type: Community
  • Nearest Train: 77 Street
  • Venue Description:
    The Whitney Museum of American Art places an emphasis on modern American art. It has grown in popularity in recent years, and thanks to an expansion in 1998, there is now a permanent collection on display. Select pieces are housed in the Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Galleries on the fifth floor, including art by Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keefe and Alexander Calder. The building, designed by Marcel Breueritself, resembles an upside down pyramid and is an extraordinary sight.
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