The Whitney Museum of American Art exists primarily to host the works of new artists, especially living artists. Their new location is 99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014 It was until recently, located one block east of Central Park on Madison Avenue and 75th Street. It is open Monday 10:30-6pm, Tuesday closed, Wednesday 10:30-6pm Thursday - Saturday 10:30-10pm and Sunday 10:30-6pm. The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Admission is $22 for adults, $seniors and students $18.
Though the Whitney primarily focuses on new and emerging artists, it also has many modern American classics in its collection, including works by Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, and Man Ray. The new location is designed by architect Renzo Piano and situated between the High Line and the Hudson River, the Whitney's new building vastly increases the Museum’s exhibition and programming space, providing the most expansive view ever of its unsurpassed collection of modern and contemporary American art. To learn more about the museum, ticket admissions and exhibitions please visit the Whitney website.