On October 13, Youth Insights (YI) Artists met with Leidy Churchman, whose painting is on view in the exhibition Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection.Read more
Youth Insights Leaders invite NYC teens to explore the exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, participate in art-making and discussions led by Youth Insights Leaders, and take part in Unravel—a collaborative handmade 16 mm filmmaking project. Teens will get to see their creations projected on the big screen!
This event is free to attend, and no RSVP is required—bring a friend!
For families with kids of all ages
Bring your kids to celebrate the moving image! Explore Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, take part in a collaborative filmmaking project, participate in gallery tours, and more.
9:30–10:30 am: special early opening just for families! Choose a time of arrival during regular Museum Hours, or use the button below for special early admission.
This course introduces participants to a series of special, tailored techniques for looking at art, in front of works on view in Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection. Drawing on the Museum’s rich collection of American art since 1900, instructor Michael Lobel considers diverse approaches to portraiture and their attendant exploration of the complexity of rendering human character and expression.
Three–session course: Tuesdays, November 29; December 6, 13
Registration is required for this three–session course.
For the first time in its history, the Whitney Museum has a dedicated space for education with the opening of the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Centrally located on the Museum’s Third Floor and adjacent to the Susan and John Hess Family Theater, the Education Center provides opportunities for museum educators to work in innovative ways, offering audiences drop-in programming, hands-on learning, and in-depth and interdisciplinary programming. The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center is a hub where visitors can engage with artists and enliven and enrich their museum experience.Read more