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Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 × 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  11:30 AM–2:30 PM

For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to check out these pop-up activity stations in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. Each month families will engage with works on view through discussions, sketching, and explorations of different materials.

Free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

John ChamberlainVelvet White, 196270.1579a-b
Louis LozowickNew York, 192577.12
Mark RothkoAgitation of the Archaic, 194485.43.1
Keith HaringUntitled, 198197.89.2
Jared FrenchState Park, 194665.78
James RosenquistFahrenheit 1982 Degrees, 198282.35
Clyfford StillUntitled, 19562002.265
Stephen DeanPulse, 20012002.140
Lucas SamarasExtra Large Drawing #8, 19662001.44
Steven ParrinoUntitled, 19862008.16
Georgia O’KeeffeNo. 8—Special (Drawing No. 8), 191685.52
Edward HopperArtist’s ledger—Book III, 1924–6796.210a-hhhh
Edward HopperRailroad Sunset, 192970.1170
Claes OldenburgGiant BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Sandwich), 19632002.255a-s
Robert IndianaThe X-5, 196364.9a-e
Kristin BakerRide to Live, Live to Ride, 20042005.107a-c
Agnes DenesIsometric Systems in Isotropic Space—Map Projections: The Doughnut, 19792001.168
Martin WongBig Heat, 198899.89
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Art Everywhere U.S. Launches August 4

See Eleven Whitney Works on Billboards, buses, and trains

Art Everywhere US will transform outdoor advertising spaces into a free, open-air art gallery across the country.

Events

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
Member Events: Insider Series members in the Curate Your Own Program
6:30 PM
Contemporaries at the Spring 2013 Opening Cocktail Reception. Photograph by Matthew Carasella
Contemporaries Events: Contemporaries Members
7:30 PM
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
Jeff Koons, Lobster, 2003. Polychromed aluminum and coated steel chain; 57 7⁄8 x 37 × 17 1⁄8 in. (147 × 94 × 43.5 cm). Collection of the artist. © Jeff Koons
Free Events
11:30 AM–2:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Gazing Ball (Belvedere Torso), 2013. Plaster and glass; 71 1⁄2 x 29 7⁄8 x 35 1⁄8 in. (181.6 × 75.9 × 89.2 cm). Private collection
Member Events: Learning Series Members in the Curate Your Own Program
5:30–7 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM
Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak
Family Tours
10:30–11:30 AM
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