Public Programs

Engage with artists, curators, writers, and scholars through innovative programs that explore the Whitney’s current exhibitions and permanent collection.

"I Have No Place in the World"
On Hélio Oiticica

FRI, Jul 14, 2017
6:30 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, this panel discussion considers Oiticica’s work in relation to transnationalism and the politics of aesthetics and explores the significance of his work to contemporary art practices. 

Tickets are required ($8 adults; $6 members, students, and seniors).

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Heidi Latsky: On Display

FRI, Jul 28, 2017
7–8 pm

On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Whitney and the High Line celebrate access and inclusion for all with a performance of ON DISPLAY by Heidi Latsky Dance.

This event is free. In the event of rain, the performance will take place on August 4, 7–8 pm.

No One Exists Alone:
Queer Belonging

Select Fridays, 7 PM

Join us for No One Exists Alone: Queer Belonging, a tour exploring gender, sexuality, and LGBTQ perspectives in Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney's Collection, 1900-1960. Tours are offered on the last Friday evening of the month at 7:30 pm.

Tours are free with Museum admission; no RSVP is required.

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Joan Tisch Teaching Fellows

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This program offers advanced graduate students the opportunity to work directly with the Whitney’s collection and audiences within a supportive community of their peers and museum educators.


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Whitney courses are multi-week programs that examine key issues in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American art and culture.

University Group Tours

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College and university students are invited to come as a class to explore the Whitney, guided by either their professor or one of our Teaching Fellows.

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