Education

Halloween Teen Night

FRI, Oct 25, 2019
5–7:30 pm

Save the date! New York City teens are invited to Halloween Teen Night at the Whitney Museum. Join Youth Insights Leaders for a night of music, dancing, costume making, tarot card readings, snacks, and more! 

This event is free for teens. Refreshments and art materials provided. No RSVP required—bring a friend!

Contemporary Indigenous Art in a Global Context: Alan Michelson in Conversation with Wanda Nanibush and Richard Bell

SAT, Oct 26, 2019
4 pm

An image of a video being projected on a marine buoy

In conjunction with his exhibition Wolf Nation, Mohawk artist Alan Michelson speaks with Anishinaabe curator Wanda Nanibush and Australian Aboriginal artist Richard Bell about their respective practices, recent and upcoming projects, and the ascendancy of contemporary Indigenous art in a global setting. The conversation is moderated by Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator. 

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

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Family Open Studio

Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 am–3 pm

Art tool on a table such as paint, rollers, and paper.

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. Families with kids of all ages are welcome.

Free with Museum admission—save time and buy your admission ticket online in advance.


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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