Education


Spotlight Tours

Fridays, 12 PM

American flag artwork by Jasper Johns.

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.

Open Studio:
C. Spencer Yeh

SAT, Oct 7, 2017
10:30 am–3 pm

Film still showing people in a gallery with Calder sculptures superimposed.

For families with kids of all ages
Brooklyn based, interdisciplinary artist C. Spencer Yeh invites families to play with shape, line, color, and composition.

Free with Museum admission.

Jed Perl in conversation with Alexander S. C. Rower

MON, Oct 23, 2017
6:30–8 pm

Book jacket for Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898–1940 by Jed Perl.

Art critic and writer Jed Perl discusses his new book, Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years: 1898–1940, with Alexander S. C. Rower, President of the Calder Foundation. 

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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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