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Today, Sat, Feb 25
Hours note
Enjoy reduced admission ($19 adults; $14 seniors and students) from February 13 to March 16. Two floors are closed as we prepare for the 2017 Biennial.

Events

9:30–10:30 AM
Floor Seven, Robert W. Wilson Galleries
Family Tours
Whitney Kids
Family Tours For parents with babies 0–18 months

Join Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, on engaging tours that highlight works in the exhibition Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s. Tours are for new moms and dads when the Museum is closed to the public. Crying babies are welcome!

This program is just for parents and caregivers with babies ages 0–18 months.

Tickets are required; every adult in your party must reserve a ticket to attend. Members: please log-in to view and reserve discounted tickets. 

$25 per adult, plus Museum admission ($22 adults, $17 seniors, free for members and children under 18). Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. 
If you have any questions, please email familyprograms@whitney.org before purchasing your tickets.  

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A painting by Julia Wachtel
10–11 AM
Family Tours
Whitney Kids
Families explore artwork in the galleries

10–11 AM

Family Tours
Family Tours For families with kids ages 4–5

Dash, smudge, and dot! Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive experience of looking, sharing, and working together in the galleries. This month discover how artists make different marks in Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s and throughout the Museum.

This program has been developed specifically for kids ages 4 to 5. Siblings are welcome to join the group but must have a ticket.  

February 4, 11, 25; March 4, 11
10–11 am

Tickets are required; every adult and child must reserve a ticket to attend this program. Members: please log-in to view and reserve discounted tickets.

$5 per child, plus Museum admission ($22 adults; $17 seniors. Museum admission is free for members and children under 18). Families are encouraged to sign up for one tour a month. Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. If you have any questions about which tour is most appropriate for your family, please email familyprograms@whitney.org before purchasing your tickets.

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Families explore artwork in the galleries
10–11 AM
Family Tours
Whitney Kids
Family Tours For families with kids ages 6–10

Explore current exhibitions through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create sketches based on what you see. This month explore brush strokes, blots, and dots to learn how artists make their mark in different ways in the exhibitions Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s and Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection.

This program has been developed specifically for kids ages 6 to 10. Siblings are welcome to join the group but must have a ticket.

February 4, 11, 25; March 4, 11
10–11 am

Tickets are required; every adult and child must reserve a ticket to attend this program. Members: please log-in to view and reserve discounted tickets.

$5 per child, plus Museum admission ($22 adults; $17 seniors. Museum admission is free for members and children under 18). Families are encouraged to sign up for one tour a month. Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. If you have any questions about which tour is most appropriate for your family, please email familyprograms@whitney.org before purchasing your tickets.

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Families sketch together in the galleries
10:30 AM–2 PM
Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center, Hearst Artspace
Family Programs
Whitney Kids
A kid and parent work with art materials

Open Studio

10:30 AM–2 PM

10:30 AM–2 PM

Family Programs
Family Programs For families with kids of all ages

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace! Families are invited to make their own art based on works in current exhibitions. Each week we will offer a different art making project.

February 4
11:30 am–3 pm

February 5, 12, 18–19, 26
10:30 am–3 pm

February 11, 25
10:30 am–2 pm

Free with Museum admission—skip the line and buy your admission ticket online in advance!

A kid and parent work with art materials
11 AM
Free Daily Tours
A portrait of Michio Ito by Toyo Miyatake
12 PM
3 PM
Free Daily Tours
An artwork by Peter Cain. The front end of a silver car
1 PM
Floor Seven
Free Tours
A painting by John Sonsini. Two central figures, Byron and Ramiro, stand with their arms crossed and hands on their hips. Each has two or three packed suitcases next to them

My America

1 PM

1 PM

Free Tours

Explore immigration, ethnicity, race, and the complexity of American identity in Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection.

January 6; March 3
7:30 pm

February 4
4 pm

February 11, 18, 25; March 4
1 pm

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

A painting by John Sonsini. Two central figures, Byron and Ramiro, stand with their arms crossed and hands on their hips. Each has two or three packed suitcases next to them
2:30–4:30 PM
Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center, Hearst Artspace
Family Tours
Whitney Kids
Child making art

2:30–4:30 PM

Family Tours
Family Tours For families with kids ages 6–10

Families create hands-on art projects inspired by discussion and activities in the galleries. This month, see how artists experiment with and push the boundaries of the painting medium in the exhibitions Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s and Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection then create your own innovative paintings in the studio.

This program has been developed specifically for kids ages 6 to 10. Siblings are welcome to join the group but must have a ticket.

February 11,
This event is sold out.

February 25; March 11
2:30–4:30pm

Tickets are required; every adult and child must reserve a ticket to attend this program. Members: please log-in to view and reserve discounted tickets.

$10 per child, plus Museum admission ($22 adults; $17 seniors. Museum admission is free for members and children under 18). Families are encouraged to sign up for one tour a month. Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. If you have any questions about which tour is most appropriate for your family, please email familyprograms@whitney.org before purchasing your tickets.

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Child making art

Exhibitions

Closing Soon
Two photographs by artist MPA. A desert landscape is the backdrop as a figure crouches on the ground
Nov 11, 2016–Feb 27, 2017
A performer points to a sculpture installed in the Whitney's stairwell. Spectators surround her
Every solstice and equinox through 2018

Next: March 2017