Families

Whitney Family Programs offer interactive tours, art making workshops, and special events that encourage kids and adults to learn about art together.


Open Studio: Collaborative Collages

SAT, Dec 16, 2017
10:30 am–3 pm

For families with kids of all ages
Bring your family to explore composition, layering, and color in the bold and dynamic works of Laura Owens. Inspired by Owens’s work, parents and kids will create large scale collaborative collages using unexpected materials!

Free with Museum admission.

Family Fun: For Families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

SAT, Dec 2, 2017
9:30–11 am

A person sits on the floor making a collage.

The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly guided gallery tour offered before the Museum opens to the general public. Families will then create their own works of art in a hands-on studio activity.

Advance registration is required. If you have any questions, please email us at Accessfeedback@whitney.org or call us at 212-671-1823. 

Free for all participants. Siblings are welcome.

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Gallery Explorations!

Select Saturdays

Families making sculptures together in the galleries.

Join us for 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.


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For families with kids ages 6 and up
Download our social narratives and find out more about this hands-on artmaking program for families with kids on the autism spectrum.

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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Artist’s Choice workshops brought contemporary artists and families together to share their ideas and opinions and create artwork inspired by conversations and activities in the galleries. 

See who we’ve worked with in Artist’s Choice


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