Families

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

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Open Studio: Grant Wood

Mar 3–Mar 4, 2018

Painting of man holding a pitch fork and a woman.

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your kids to celebrate rural America through the paintings of Grant Wood!

Free with Museum admission.

Stroller Tours: Zoe Leonard: Survey

SAT, Mar 17, 2018
9:30–10:30 am

Photograph of Niagara Falls.

For parents and caregivers with babies 0–18 months

Join Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, on engaging tours that highlight works in current exhibitions.

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Family Fun: Rural America!

SAT, Mar 24, 2018
2:30–4:30 pm

Father and son drawing together.

For families with kids ages 6-10

Families create hands-on art projects inspired by discussion and activities in the galleries.

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Open Studio

Select Saturdays and Sundays

Families 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.


Upcoming Family Programs


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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These tours are designed for immigrant families who speak any language and all levels of English. Parents and kids can join Whitney educators to explore the galleries and participate in fun activities!

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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