Taking place on Tuesday, June 14, from 6 to 9 pm, the mile-long block party and visual art celebration offers an array of performances and outdoor activities from 82nd to 105th Street, as well as free museum admission.
For the second consecutive year, the Guggenheim has joined with Blue Star Museums, a nationwide program that includes over 1,000 museums across America, offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 30, 2011, through Labor Day, September 5, 2011.
The project was highlighted at the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, one of the major non-film events at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, which celebrated progress from unexpected and untraditional places.
The Guggenheim's Helsinki Concept and Development Study is well underway. This project update, the first to be issued since the project was announced in January 2011, offers information about what the study entails and who is involved.
The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a mobile laboratory that will travel to nine major cities worldwide over six years. Its goal is the exploration of new ideas, experimentation, and ultimately the creation of forward-thinking solutions for urban life.
As part of a larger institutional rebranding, a new, brighter web palette of colors has been introduced as well as a new black-and-white logo treatment.
On May 3, the Webby Awards announced that YouTube Play. A Biennial of Creative Video won a Webby for Best Event/Live Webast, as well as People's Voice awards in three categories: Best Web/Art, Best Web/Events, and Best Event/Live Webcast.
Learning Through Art (LTA), the Guggenheim's artist-residency program which is in its 40th year, has re-launched its website. The program cultivates student creativity by designing sustained, process-oriented art projects that support learning across the curriculum.
In response to the recent detainment of artist Ai Weiwei by the Chinese government, the Guggenheim has launched an online petition to express concern for Ai’s freedom and call for his timely release. We urge everyone to read the petition and follow the link to Change.
On March 17, 2011, a group of artists issued a call to action to boycott the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum (and potentially other Guggenheim museums) over the rights of workers at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum site. The Guggenheim Foundation is firmly committed to working to protect workers' rights on the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum site.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing, including holiday hours.
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children under 12 Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
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