Education

Spotlight Tours

Fridays, 3 PM

Man leaning out window to view various scenes of life

Spotlight tours offer an opportunity to slow down and look closely at select highlights from the Whitney Museum's Collection. Guided by a Museum docent, participants are encouraged to study and discuss works together. 

Free with Museum admission.

Feathered Flags:
A Lecture by Paul Chaat Smith

FRI, Jan 19, 2018
6:30 pm

Drawing on his decades-long association with Jimmie Durham as well as his recent curatorial projects at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Paul Chaat Smith explores the contradiction at the heart of the American national project.

Tickets are required ($10 adults; $8 members, students, and seniors).

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Open Studio

Saturdays and Sundays

A family making art in Open Studio.

For families with kids of all ages
Families are invited to make their own artworks inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week we offer a different art making project.  

Free with Museum admission.


The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center

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.

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