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Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  10:30–11:30 AM

For families with kids ages 6–10

Join us to explore Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by Koons’s process.

$10 per family (free for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration is recommended.

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 × 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons

Free Events 

Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Each month families will engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of different materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

David SmithHudson River Landscape, 195154.14
Jackson PollockNumber 18, 1951, 19512002.258
Louis LozowickNew York, 192577.12
Marilyn MinterShit-Kicker, 20062006.85
Andy WarholNine Jackies, 19642002.273
Danny LyonTwo SNCC Workers, Selma, 1963 (printed 1964)95.8
Edward KienholzThe Wait, 1964–6566.49a-m
Joseph StellaThe Brooklyn Bridge: Variation on an Old Theme, 193942.15
Thomas Hart BentonPoker Night (from “A Streetcar Named Desire”), 194885.49.2
Alex HayPaper Bag, 196869.9
Donald JuddUntitled, 196868.36
Claes OldenburgSoft Toilet, 196679.83a-b
Grant WoodDinner for Threshers (left section), 193333.79
Christopher WoolUntitled, 199091.2
Duane HansonWoman with Dog, 197778.6
Mark RothkoFour Darks in Red, 195868.9
Joseph CornellCelestial Navigation, c. 195892.24a-k
Andy WarholBlack Bean, 196869.13.2
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Events

Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, New   York, NY. Architect: Marcel Breuer. Photograph by Ezra Stoller. © Ezra Stoller / Esto
Member Events: All members, plus one guest
6:30–8:30 PM
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