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Reception and Spotlight Tours of the 2017 Whitney Biennial

The 2017 Biennial is the Museum’s seventy-eighth in a continuous series of Annual and Biennial exhibitions initiated by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1932. The exhibition includes sixty-three participants, ranging from emerging to well-established individuals and collectives working in painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, film and video, photography, activism, performance, music, and video game design. These tours, led by Joan Tisch Teaching Fellows, will explore the exhibition’s themes and works. A wine reception will be available following the tours.

Active members at the Patron and Circle level are invited to register for one of these options:

Wednesday, April 12
Option 1: 6:45 pm
Option 2: 7:15 pm

Thursday, May 11
Option 1: 6:45 pm
Option 2: 7:15 pm (wait list only)


Patron and Circle members are invited to this event. The invitation is for two individuals per membership household. Registration instructions will be provided by email.

To join or upgrade, call (212) 570-3641.

Samara Golden, A Fall of Corners, 2015. Foam insulation board, resin, fabric, paint, lighting gels, found objects, mirror, video projection, sound, 35 x 35 x 15 ft. (10.7 x 10.7 x 4.6 m). Installation view: Samara Golden: A Fall of Corners, CANADA, New York, NY, September 12–October 25, 2015. Courtesy the artist. Photograph by Samara Golden. © Samara Golden

Samara Golden, A Fall of Corners, 2015. Foam insulation board, resin, fabric, paint, lighting gels, found objects, mirror, video projection, sound, 35 × 35 × 15 ft. (10.7 × 10.7 × 4.6 m). Installation view: Samara Golden: A Fall of Corners, CANADA, New York, NY, September 12–October 25, 2015. Courtesy the artist. Photograph by Samara Golden. © Samara Golden