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Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Kids draw together at a family program during the Whitney Biennial, May 2014. Photograph by Filip Wolak

Family Tours 

Sketching Tour: Material Qualities

Sat, Aug 2, 2014  10:30–11:30 AM

For families with kids ages 6–10

Join us to explore Jeff Koons: A Retrospective through drawing! Look closely at works of art and create experimental sketches inspired by Koons’s process.

$10 per family (free for Family Series members or Friend-level members and higher). Registration is recommended.

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Try This! Gallery Experiments

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

Free Events 

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.

George C. AultHudson Street, 193233.40
Edward KienholzThe Wait, 1964–6566.49a-m
Jacob LawrenceWar Series: Victory, 194751.19
Susan RothenbergFor the Light, 1978–7979.23
Gerald MurphyCocktail, 192795.188
Kenneth AngerMouse Heaven, 20052006.226
Peter SaulSaigon, 196769.103
Andy WarholNine Jackies, 19642002.273
Zarina HashmiCage, 19702011.9
Robert MotherwellThree Figures Shot, 194481.31
Sara VanDerBeekEllipsis, 20102011.15
Mary Ellen MarkThe Damm Family in Their Car, Los Angeles, California, 19872001.162
Roni HornEllipsis (II), 19982001.13a-lll
Jared FrenchState Park, 194665.78
Everett ShinnRevue, 190831.346
Georgia O’KeeffeSummer Days, 193694.171
John Steuart CurryBaptism in Kansas, 192831.159
Matt SaundersHanna and Mirror, 20032005.28
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Events

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
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
Whitney Museum of American Art, New   York, NY. Architect: Marcel Breuer. Photograph by Ezra Stoller. © Ezra Stoller / Esto
Member Events: All members, plus one guest
6:30–8:30 PM
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