Families

Whitney Family Programs offer interactive tours, art making workshops, and special events that encourage kids and adults to learn about art together.

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Open Studio

SUN, Jul 29, 2018
10:30 am–3 pm

A family making art in Open Studio.

For families with kids of all ages

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace! Join us to make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week we offer a different art making project.

Free with Museum admission.

Open Studio: Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay

SAT, Aug 4, 2018
10:30 am–3 pm

Room with thatched walls and chairs.

Inspired by the artistic traditions of the Taíno people of Puerto Rico, artist Jorge González, Alice Chéveres, and Francisco González invite families to join them for a day of collaborative artmaking and storytelling! 

Free with Museum Admission. This event will be led in both English and Spanish.


For families with kids ages 6 and up

Download our social narratives and find out more about this hands-on artmaking program for families with kids on the autism spectrum.

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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These tours are designed for immigrant families who speak any language and all levels of English. Parents and kids can join Whitney educators to explore the galleries and participate in fun activities!

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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