Education

Pier Groups: A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg

SUN, May 5, 2019
3 pm

A book cover of three men sitting on the edge of a pier.

To mark the publication of Jonathan Weinberg’s provocative new book Pier Groups, the author speaks with artists Andreas Sterzing and Sasha Wortzel about art, sexuality, and the New York waterfront from the 1970s to the present.

Tickets are required and include Museum admission ($10 adults; $8 members, students, seniors, and visitors with a disability).

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Fridays, 1pm

Spotlight tours offer an opportunity to slow down and look closely at select highlights from the Whitney Museum's Collection. Guided by a Museum docent, participants are encouraged to study and discuss works together. Each forty-five minute session explores a single artwork or a connection between two artworks.

This event is free with Museum admission.

Open Studio for Teens

Select Fridays, 4–6 pm

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Grab your friends and get creative! New York City teens are invited to a free drop-in art making program at the Whitney on most Fridays. 

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The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center

For the first time in its history, the Whitney Museum has a dedicated space for education with the opening of the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Centrally located on the Museum’s Third Floor and adjacent to the Susan and John Hess Family Theater, the Education Center provides opportunities for museum educators to work in innovative ways, offering audiences drop-in programming, hands-on learning, and in-depth and interdisciplinary programming. The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center is a hub where visitors can engage with artists and enliven and enrich their museum experience.

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