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Whitney Signs

Whitney Signs tours enable visitors to experience the Whitney’s world-renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language (ASL).

On Whitney Signs tours, an expert Deaf educator leads a gallery tour in ASL. Whitney Signs tours take place on the first Saturday afternoon of each month, and are always preceded by a free wine and cheese reception in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. 

Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend. Voice interpretation on tours is available upon request.

Advance registration is required. Check-in is on Floor One.

Private tours in ASL are also available upon request with three weeks notice. Learn more.

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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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All visitors aged 12 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the Whitney, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Face coverings are required for all visitors. Learn more about the Whitney’s safety guidelines.