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Adam Weinberg Responds to Controversy Over Whitney Board Vice Chair Warren Kanders

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Adam Weinberg Receives Insignia of Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters from France

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Adam Weinberg Notes Doubled Attendance at Whitney Since Its Opening

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Tiona Nekkia McClodden Wins Whitney’s Bucksbaum Award

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

William Pope L. Wins 2017 Bucksbaum Award at Whitney Biennial

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Whitney Names New Meatpacking District Complex After Leonard Lauder

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Whitney Announces 2017 Biennial Curators

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Whitney and Centre Pompidou Announce Exhibitions of Donations from Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Whitney Names New Officers to Board of Trustees

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Scott Rothkopf Taking Over as Chief Curator of Whitney

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Whitney Museum to Remain Open for 36 Hours at End of Koons Exhibition

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Whitney’s Chelsea Museum to Feature Elevators Designed by Richard Artschwager

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

AO On Site: The 76th Whitney Biennial 2012 VIP Pre-Show and Overview at the Whitney Museum through May 27, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Allora & Calzadilla’s “Gloria” at the U.S. Pavilion

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Whitney downtown branch to open in 2012 in Meatpacking district

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

AO On Site: WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2008

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

2007 Whitney Gala & Studio Party

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Whitney Curator Barbara Haskell Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

New Plans for Public Art Emerge from Ashes of Barry Diller’s Hudson Island Proposal

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Whitney Curator Scott Rothkopf Profiled in New York Times

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

The Whitney Loans Two Edward Hopper Paintings to White House

Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees

April 6th, 2020

The Whitney Museum has laid off 76 employees in response to budget pressure over COVID-19 related closures.  “These are painful difficult times,” said President Adam Weinberg. “I want you to know I am grateful to all of you for everything you have done.”
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NY Botanical Garden’s Yayoi Kusama Show Rescheduled to 2021

April 6th, 2020

The New York Botanical Garden has rescheduled its blockbuster show of works by Yayoi Kusama.  The show will now take place in 2021.
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The Met to Pay Staff Through May

March 31st, 2020

The Met will pay all employees through May, as coronavirus closures continue, the New York Times reports. “Our highest priority remains to support our staff as best we can in helping to keep everyone safe and as financially secure as possible,” says president and CEO Daniel Weiss. “We realize that this announcement of a four-week extension of full salary support does not provide enduring comfort, but at the moment it is the best we can do in a rapidly evolving situation.”
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