Halloween was some weeks back but there is still much chatter among Education staff about the costumes we wore and saw at the Whitney’s Halloween Party on October 31, 2013.Read more
For parents with babies 0–18 months
Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, lead engaging tours of current exhibitions for new moms and dads when the Museum is closed to the public. Crying babies are welcome!
$35 per adult ($25 for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration for this program is required.
Artist Theodora Skipitares with Judith Malina, Jan Leslie Harding, and other guests will re-imagine Eugene Ionesco’s The Chairs as puppet theater, interspersing live vignettes of performance with interactive demonstrations.
This event is free with Museum admission, which is pay-what-you-wish on Fridays, 6–9 pm. There are no special tickets or reservations.
For families with kids ages 4–5
Bring your little ones to explore the exhibition American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe and learn how artists such as Charles Burchfield and Marsden Hartley create brooding skies, tangled trees, and landscapes of different kinds.
$10 per family. Registration is recommended; drop-ins are welcome if space is available.
For further information or to apply, e-mail DocentProgram@whitney.org.