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Public Programs

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


2021 Walter Annenberg Lecture:
Julie Mehretu

Since the mid-1990s, Julie Mehretu's work has examined painting, history, geopolitics, and displacement. In her paintings and works on paper, she deploys abstraction, architecture, landscape, scale, and, most recently, figuration. For this Walter Annenberg Lecture, Mehretu speaks about her practice with Adam D. Weinberg, the Museum’s Alice Pratt Brown Director..

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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.

Courses

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

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

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