Education


Spotlight Tours

Fridays, 12 PM

Painting of smokestacks.

Spotlight tours offer an opportunity to slow down and look closely at select highlights from the Whitney Museum's Collection. Guided by a Museum docent, participants are encouraged to study and discuss works together. 

Free with Museum admission.

Gallery Explorations!

Sep 16, 23

Families engaging with works on view.

For families with kids ages 5 and up
Join us for a short, interactive family explorations of kid-friendly works on view! Learn about art together through lively discussion and fun gallery activities.

Free with Museum admission.

“Mário Pedrosa: On the Affective Nature of Form,” with Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro

SUN, Sep 24, 2017
3 pm

Black and white photograph of people behind a curtain, standing in a wooden structure.

This talk by curator Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro explores Pedrosa’s life and legacy through an examination of the exhibition Mario Pedrosa: On the Affective Nature of Form, co-curated by Perez-Barreiro and Michelle Sommer and currently on view at the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid through October 16, 2017. 

Tickets are required ($10 adults; $8 members, students, and seniors). 

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The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center

For the first time in its history, the Whitney Museum has a dedicated space for education with the opening of the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Centrally located on the Museum’s Third Floor and adjacent to the Susan and John Hess Family Theater, the Education Center provides opportunities for museum educators to work in innovative ways, offering audiences drop-in programming, hands-on learning, and in-depth and interdisciplinary programming. The Laurie M. Tisch Education Center is a hub where visitors can engage with artists and enliven and enrich their museum experience.

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