House & Studio Tour

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House & Studio Tour

Tour the historic home, studio, and art collections of renowned sculptor Chaim Gross (1902-91).

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The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation 526 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012

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About this event

The House & Studio Tour explores three floors of the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation's historic LaGuardia Place building, including Gross's first-floor sculpture studio and gallery, renovated in 1963 by the artist and later restored in 2017-18, as well as the Foundation's special exhibition space on the second floor. The third floor houses the Grosses' living and dining space featuring hundreds of works from their extensive private art collection, including important American paintings by Marsden Hartley, Willem De Kooning, Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, and others, installed by the artist with his African, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic, and decorative arts and preserved as it was installed during Gross's lifetime.

The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation is a hidden treasure of New York City and featured in the acclaimed guidebooks 111 Places in New York That You Must Not Miss (2015), 111 Museums in New York That You Must Not Miss (2018), Art Hiding in New York: An Illustrated Guide to to the City's Secret Masterpieces (2020), and Guide to Historic Artists' Homes & Studios (2020).

All visitors, staff, and volunteers are required to wear a mask during their duration of time onsite at the Foundation.

If you feel you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive, even if you are vaccinated, please contact the Foundation before your scheduled tour time and your ticket will be refunded.

By purchasing a ticket, you are assuming the risks associated with possible exposure to COVID-19.

We welcome photography on tours as long as flash is not used.

Large bags should be checked at the Foundation’s entrance. Backpacks must be worn on the front of the body or hand carried.

Please be advised that while we welcome service animals, we cannot accommodate pets at the Foundation.