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Courses

Expand your perspectives through innovative courses offered every fall, winter, and spring. Read more about course offerings here, and please email us with questions: courses@whitney.org

Past Courses

2016
The course How to Look taking place in the galleries, 2015. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Wed, Jan 27
6:30–8 PM
2015
Frank Stella (b. 1936), Plant City, 1963. Zinc chromate on canvas. 102 1/2 x 102 1/2 in. (260.4 x 260.4 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art; gift of Agnes Gund in memory of Anne d’Harnoncourt, 2008. © 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Thurs, Nov 19, 2015
4–5:30 PM
2015
Rachel Rose (b. 1986), Everything and More (still), 2015. HD video. Courtesy the artist and Pilar Corrias, London
 
Sat, Oct 31, 2015
10 AM–12 PM
2015
Archibald J. Motley Jr. (1891–1981), Gettin’ Religion, 1948. Oil on canvas, 40 × 48.375 in. (101.6 × 122.9 cm). Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne. Image courtesy Chicago History Museum, Chicago, Illinois © Valerie Gerrard Browne
Thurs, Oct 22, 2015
4–5:30 PM
2015
Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Early Sunday Morning, 1930. Oil on canvas. Overall: 35 3/16 × 60 1/4 in. (89.4 × 153 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Purchase, with funds from Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney 31.426 © Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art
Mon, June 22, 2015
6:30–8 PM
2014
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Farnese Hercules), 2013. Plaster and glass; 128 ½ x 67 × 48 5/8 in. (326.4 × 170 × 123.5 cm). Amy and Vernon Faulconer and The Rachofsky Collection. © Jeff Koons
 
Thurs, Oct 16, 2014
1:30–3 PM
2014
Barnett Newman, The Promise, 1949. Oil on canvas, 51 1/2 × 68 1/8 in. (130.8 × 173 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Adriana and Robert Mnuchin  2000.338. © 2009 Barnett Newman Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Wed, Oct 1, 2014
6:30–8 PM
2014
Dawoud Bey (b. 1953), Maxine Adams and Amelia Maxwell (from The Birmingham Project), 2012. Archival pigment prints mounted on dibond, 40 × 64 in. Courtesy the artist. © Dawoud Bey
Thurs, May 1, 2014
1:30–3 PM
2013
Sylvia Palacios Whitman (b. 1941), Passing Through, performance at Sonnabend Gallery, New York, May 20, 1977. Courtesy the artist.  Photograph by Babette Mangolte; © 1977 All reproduction rights reserved 
Thurs, Nov 21, 2013
1:30–3 PM
2013
David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992), Untitled (One day this kid . . .), 1990. Photostat, 30 × 40 1/8 in. (76.2 × 101.9 cm). Edition of 10. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Print Committee 2002.183. Courtesy of The Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, NY
Thurs, Apr 18, 2013
1:30–3 PM
2012
Wade Guyton (b. 1972), Untitled, 2010. Epson UltraChrome inkjet on linen; eight panels, 305 x 69 in. (774.7 x 175.3 cm) each; 305 x 586 in. (774.7 x 1488.4 cm) overall. Collection of the artist. Photograph by Lothar Schnepf
Thurs, Nov 15, 2012
1:30–3 PM
2011
Sherrie Levine, “La Fortune” (After Man Ray: 4), 1990. Felt and mahogany, 33 × 110 × 60 in. (83.8 × 279.4 × 152.4 cm) overall. Edition of 6. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Eugene Schwartz, and Robert Sosnick  92.1a-h
© 1990 Sherrie Levine
Thurs, Nov 17, 2011
1:30–3 PM
2010
Edward Hopper, New York Interior, c. 1921. Oil on canvas, 24 ¼ x 29 ¼ in. (61.6 x 74.3 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest 70.1200. © Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art
Wed, Dec 1, 2010
10–11:30 AM
2010
Installation view of 2010, the Whitney Biennial (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, February 25–May 30, 2010). Photograph by Sheldan C. Collins
Thurs, Apr 22, 2010
10–11:30 PM
2009
Georgia O’Keeffe, No. 8—Special (Drawing No. 8), 1916. Charcoal on paper mounted on cardboard, 24 1/4 × 18 7/8 in. (61.6 × 47.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Altschul Purchase Fund 85.52
Tues, Sept 15, 2009
7–8:30 PM