Families

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



Open Studio: The Furniture of Home

SAT, Jan 27, 2018
10:30 am–3 pm

For families with kids of all ages
Bring your family to explore how artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Beauford Delaney, and Edward Hopper have represented the home. Create an artwork inspired by a huge still life set-up, including objects from your own home, and your imagination!

Free with Museum admission.

Family Tours

Select Saturdays

Families exploring the galleries together

For families with kids ages 5 and up
Join us for 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 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.


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For families with kids ages 6 and up
Download our social narratives and find out more about this hands-on artmaking program for families with kids on the autism spectrum.

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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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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