Community Initiatives

The Whitney’s Community Programs build sustained connections that go beyond the single museum visit, bringing art, ideas, and dialogue to classrooms, senior centers, and community-based organizations around the city.


Neighborhood Initiatives

The Whitney’s Education department is engaged in outreach in our neighborhood.

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Community Partnerships

Sustained relationships that bring Whitney educators and artists into an organization for extended programming which promotes the Museum as an essential resource.

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Free and Discounted Admission Opportunities 

Explore the Whitney’s free and discounted admission opportunities. Advance tickets are strongly recommended to confirm best availability. 

Free and Discounted Opportunities

Land Acknowledgment

The Whitney is located in Lenapehoking, the ancestral homeland of the Lenape. The Whitney acknowledges the displacement of this region’s original inhabitants and the Lenape diaspora that exists today.

Read the full Acknowledgement

Neighborhood Network

The Whitney Education Community Advisory Network (WECAN) is a group of local residents, teachers, parents, and representatives from social service providers and community-based organizations in the Whitney’s neighborhood. Together we explore ways that the Whitney can be an essential resource for this diverse and dynamic community.

Read a WECAN blog post

Healing with Art

The Whitney, in collaboration with NYC Health + Hospitals, has initiated an endeavor to create a safe and nurturing environment for staff through art. These sessions help alleviate burnout in the workplace, while providing an opportunity for individuals to find inspiration and meaning in their work experience. 

Learn more about the endeavor


Past Community Events

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