About whitney.org

The current iteration of whitney.org was launched on April 25, 2017 and built in-house by the Whitney Museum of American Art. The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media, WGBH Educational Foundation have served as accessibility consultants. The Museum's graphic identity was designed by Experimental Jetset. The Museum's current online collection was developed in-house.

Read about our digital projects on our blog

Whitney.org Internet Art Projects

In 2009, the Whitney began commissioning Sunrise/Sunset, a series of Internet art projects to mark sunrise and sunset in New York City, every day. Unfolding over a timeframe of ten to thirty seconds, each project forms a visual and interactive intervention with the website itself. Sunrise/Sunset is curated by Christiane Paul, Curator of Digital Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art and implemented by the Museum's Digital Development Department. 

To see Sunrise/Sunset, be anywhere on this website during sunrise or sunset, New York time.

Learn more about Sunrise/Sunset

Open Access

On May 11, 2021, the Whitney Museum of American published its first open access datasets, available under a Creative Commons CC0 license. These datasets include all artist and artwork information available on the Museum's online collection, in an easily digestible CSV format.

Read more about open access at the Whitney.

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