Neighborhood Initiatives

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

Day's End on Permanent View

The Whitney, in collaboration with Hudson River Park, has developed a permanent public art project by David Hammons (b. 1943). Entitled Day’s End (2014–21), this monumental installation is located in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula, directly across from the Museum.

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Queer History Walks

Take a free walking tour to discover the vibrant queer history of the Whitney Museum's surrounding neighborhood. Explore select historical sites where the LGBTQ+ community once found a place to connect and create. If you can't join us in-person June–September when these tours are offered, listen to the audio guide.

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Video Series: Tours of the Meatpacking District

In this series of videos, join Whitney artists and educators in exploring our vibrant neighborhood. These short vignettes reveal the overlapping ecosystems and histories of the Meatpacking District, from mollusks and meathooks to piers and performances.

2015 Community Art Project: Deep Atlas

Deep Atlas, a collaborative art project organized by the Whitney Education Department and Community Artist in Residence Lize Mogel, brought together teens, community organizations, and schools to explore mapping and mapmaking in the context of the Whitney's new site.

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