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Becoming American

Floor 8, Hurst Family Galleries

As part of his contribution to the Whitney Biennial 2022, artist Rayyane Tabet has installed the questions for the U.S. naturalization exam in unexpected places throughout the Museum. Taken out of context and presented without their official answers, these phrases invite us to think critically about concepts like citizenship and nationality. For these in-gallery tours inspired by the work, visitors are invited to join a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow to consider fundamental questions of United States history, government, and civic participation in dialogue with the Whitney’s institutional history through its collection and architecture.

Friday, April 29
5 pm

Friday, May 20
5 pm

Friday, June 17
5 pm

Friday, July 29
5 pm

Friday, August 19
5 pm

Free with Museum admission.

Face coverings are required to attend this event. All attendees ages two and older must wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth.

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