Families

Whitney Family Programs offer interactive tours, art making workshops, and special events that encourage kids and adults to learn about art together.


Gallery Explorations!

Sep 16, 23

Families engaging with works on view.

For families with kids ages 5 and up
Join us for a short, interactive family explorations of kid-friendly works on view! Learn about art together through lively discussion and fun gallery activities.

Free with Museum admission.

Open Studio

Saturdays and Sundays

A family creates the tallest balancing sculpture at Open Studio event

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.


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Family Access Programs
For Kids on the Autism Spectrum Ages 6–12 Years

The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum for a sensory-friendly guided gallery tour before the Museum opens to the public. Families create their own works of art in a hands-on studio activity. Check back soon for additional information.

Artist's Choice Archive

Lorna Simpson hands families examples of the bronze frames used in her work in the exhibition Blues for Smoke.

Artist’s Choice workshops brought contemporary artists and families together to share their ideas and opinions and create artwork inspired by conversations and activities in the galleries. 

See who we’ve worked with in Artist’s Choice


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