About Whitney Museum of American Art

Venue Info

Phone Number
  • (212) 570-3600
  • 99 Gansevoort St
  • New York, NY 10014


Handicap Access

Please use the main entrance at 945 Madison Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets. Elevators are available for all levels of the Museum. Manual wheelchairs are available free-of-charge for use within the Museum on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire at the coat check area.

Experience the Whitney’s world-renowned collection of American art in American Sign Language. Whitney Signs is a free gallery tour led by expert Museum educators who are Deaf. Whitney Signs takes place the first Saturday of each month at 4 pm, with a pre-tour reception at 3 pm. The tour is voice-interpreted. ASL tours without voice interpretation take place the third Friday of each month at 7pm, with a pre-tour reception at 6pm. Check-in is in the Museum lobby. We encourage you to RSVP at asl_tours@whitney.org or (212) 570-7789 Voice. Relay calls welcome.

Assistive listening devices ( ALD ) are available free-of-charge at the Access Services Desk in the Museum lobby. The Museum offers FM and infrared receivers with headsets or neck loops. Please inquire about the portable ALD that best suits your needs.