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"One of the little art treasures of New York."

-William Meyers, The Wall Street Journal

The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation is the house-museum of American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904-91), located in an historical 1830s townhouse in the heart of Greenwich Village. On view are 100 sculptures by Gross and 600 objects from his extensive collection of African and modern American art, featuring important paintings by de Kooning, Avery, Hartley, and Burliuk, among many others. The Foundation also organizes exhibitions and educational programs on topics related to Gross, his contemporaries, and American art. Our mission is to encourage artists, students, and the community to actively engage with these objects and to make relevant to contemporary audiences our shared cultural history.

Visit us during public hours on Thursdays and Fridays from 1-5 pm or by appointment

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526 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012
(212) 529-4906
Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10-5
Gallery: Thursday and Friday, 1-5
Or by appointment
  • Up-to-the-minute updates on Twitter. We're @RCG_Foundation. ... Link
  • We're excited to welcome publisher and designer Ian Sternthal this Thursday to celebrate the new book, "The Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art"! ... Link
  • The Foundation hosted over 1,200 visitors during 2013 Open House New York weekend on Oct. 12 & 13. So great to meet new friends and supporters! ... Link
  • "Chaim Gross: 50 Drawings" now on view until December 20, 2013 at Krasdale Corporate Galleries in White Plains, NY. A survey of Gross's drawings from c. 1920-80. ... Link
  • LISTEN to Chaim! The Archives of American Art puts an MP3 sound excerpt from their 1981 oral history interview online ... Link
  • Pace University's recently completed renovation of Mortola Courtyard next to Brooklyn Bridge elegantly features two Gross bronzes ... Link
  • International Synagogue at JFK celebrates the 40th anniversary of Chaim's "Ten Commandments" installation ... Link
  • Chaim's large-scale bronze "Dance Rhythm" now on permanent public view in Bedford, Mass thanks to the Wade family ... Link
  • Congratulations to Hanna Exel, our 2010 summer intern, who was awarded MoMA's Louise Bourgeois Internship in Prints and Illustrated Books for 2012-13! ... Link
  • Chaim's large-scale bronze 'Tightrope Acrobats' now on view in sculpture garden of New Britain Museum of American Art ... Link