Guggenheim Museum Announces Extended Hours for Picasso Black and White


Museum to Open until 8 pm Most Sunday and Monday Evenings from October through January

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(New York, NY – September 11, 2012) – On the occasion of the fall exhibition Picasso Black and White, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will remain open for over two additional hours on select evenings for the full fifteen weeks of the exhibition, which is on view from October 5, 2012, through January 23, 2013. The extended hours will be offered on Sundays and Mondays, with the exception of holidays on December 24 and 31, from 10 am until 8 pm. During the late evenings, the museum store will be open until 8:30 pm, and both Cafe 3 and the Wright restaurant, serving a full bar and snack menu, will be open until 7 pm.

The supplemented evening hours will offer visitors an opportunity to view the first major exhibition to focus on Pablo Picasso’s lifelong exploration of a black-and-white palette throughout his career, represented in 118 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, including many works that have never before been exhibited or published. Other exhibitions on view will include: Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective, through October 8; A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion, through February 13, 2013; Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions, from November 2, 2012, through January 2, 2013; The Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim: Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms, from November 9, 2012, through January 13, 2013; and Kandinsky 1911–1913. Details can be found at

The museum will be open on Sundays and Mondays from 10 am until 8 pm on the following dates:

Sunday, October 7, and Monday, October 8
Sunday, October 14, and Monday, October 15
Sunday, October 21, and Monday, October 22
Sunday, October 28, and Monday, October 29
Sunday, November 4, and Monday, November 5
Sunday, November 11, and Monday, November 12
Sunday, November 18, and Monday, November 19
Sunday, November 25, and Monday, November 26
Sunday, December 2, and Monday, December 3
Sunday, December 9, and Monday, December 10
Sunday, December 16, and Monday, December 17
Sunday, December 23
Sunday, December 30
Sunday, January 6, and Monday, January 7
Sunday, January 13, and Monday, January 14
Sunday, January 20, and Monday, January 21

In addition, the museum will be open on Thursday, December 27, a day of the week in which the Guggenheim is typically closed, from 10 am until 5:45 pm.

This exhibition is sponsored by Bank of America. Major support is provided by the Picasso Black and White Leadership Committee: Christina and Robert C. Baker, Chairs; Acquavella Galleries; The Aaron I. Fleischman Foundation ; Gagosian Gallery; J. Ira and Nicki Harris Foundation; The Lauder Foundation—Leonard and Evelyn Lauder Fund; Phyllis and William Mack; Nancy C. and Richard R. Rogers; Stephen and Nan Swid; and Patricia and George Weiss. Additional support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and the Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation. This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Admission: Adults $22, students/seniors (65+) $18, members and children under 12 free. Admission includes an audio tour of Picasso Black and White in English or Spanish and an audio tour with highlights of the Guggenheim’s permanent collection and building available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Museum Hours: Unless noted above, Sun–Wed, 10 am–5:45 pm; Fri, 10 am–5:45 pm; Sat, 10 am–7:45 pm; closed Thurs. On Saturdays, beginning at 5:45 pm, the museum hosts Pay What You Wish. For general information call 212 423 3500 or visit the museum online at:

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September 11, 2012


Lauren Van Natten, Associate Director, Media and Public Relations
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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