945 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Entertaining at the Whitney is restricted to corporate members who contribute at the corporate friend level. The building’s modern lobby holds 200 for receptions, and its lower gallery seats 170 or holds 500 for receptions. An outdoor sculpture court is connected to the lower gallery (and may be tented) and seats 320 or holds 800 for receptions. The museum is building a new nine-story, 200,000-square-foot facility in the meatpacking district adjacent to the HighLine. The new design by Renzo Piano will include a 13,000-square-foot rooftop exhibition space. Completion is slated for 2015.