Public Programs

Engage with artists, curators, writers, and scholars through innovative programs that explore the Whitney’s current exhibitions and permanent collection.

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Greenwich House Pottery at the Whitney

FRI, Feb 7, 2020
7 pm

Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring the ceramic arts with Greenwich House Pottery (GHP). Participants will take inspiration from works on view in Making Knowing: Craft in Art 1950–2019 and learn about different hand-building techniques in order to create their own artworks.

Registration is required ($45 adults; $40 members). 

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The Fight for Clean Water

SUN, Mar 8, 2020
3 pm

On the occasion of the exhibition Pope.L: Choir, this program brings together four leaders in the field of water safety to talk about drinking water, health, environmental justice, and community activism.

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

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Joan Tisch Teaching Fellows

This program offers advanced graduate students the opportunity to work directly with the Whitney’s collection and audiences within a supportive community of their peers and museum educators.


Whitney courses are multi-week programs that examine key issues in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American art and culture.

University Group Tours

College and university students are invited to come as a class to explore the Whitney, guided by either their professor or one of our Teaching Fellows.

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A 30-second online art project:
Kristin Lucas, Speculative Habitat for Sponsored Seabirds

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