Whitney Museum of American Art

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1885
Active 2006
Americans

History notes:

American art museum; New York, N.Y.

Founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and formally opened in 1931. Previous to its opening as a museum it was known as the Whitney Studio Club (1914-28) and Whitney Studio Galleries (1928-30).

From the description of Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, 1914-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86133455

The Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art is an upper level membership category.

Some of the members are major contributors to the Museum and sponsors of exhibitions.

From the description of Administrative records: Friends, 1956-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490929

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Subjects:

  • Women museum curators
  • Federal aid to the arts
  • Artist's studios
  • Women artists
  • Museum registration methods
  • Volunteer workers in museums
  • Art--Reproduction
  • Museum attendance
  • Art, American
  • Women philanthropists
  • Artists--Exhibitions
  • Art museum architecture
  • Art museums--Educational aspects
  • Art criticism
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Fund raising
  • Painters
  • Art, Modern--20th century
  • Art--Private collections
  • Art museum curators
  • Art museum directors
  • Art--Study and teaching
  • Motion pictures
  • Women painters
  • Artists
  • Art museums
  • Art museums--Visitors
  • Art, Abstract
  • Painting, American--Exhibitions
  • Museums--Acquisitions

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