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

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Family Fun: People In Art

SAT, Apr 21, 2018
2:30–4:30 pm

Kids in front of a Grant Wood painting.

For families with kids ages 5 and up

Families create hands-on art projects inspired by discussion and activities in the galleries. Explore rural America in Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables.  Learn how Wood represented the American landscape using his imagination. Then create your own artwork in the studio!

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Stroller Tours: Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960

SAT, Apr 21, 2018
9:30–10:30 am

painting of industrial buildings

For parents and caregivers with babies 0–18 months 

Join Whitney Teaching Fellows, PhD candidates in art history, on engaging tours that highlight works in current exhibitions.

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Open Studio: Nick Mauss

SAT, Apr 28, 2018
10:30 am–3 pm


For families with kids of all ages

Bring your family to explore the legacy of ballet through movement, costumes, and character!

Free with Museum admission.

Upcoming Family Programs

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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These tours are designed for immigrant families who speak any language and all levels of English. Parents and kids can join Whitney educators to explore the galleries and participate in fun activities!

Free for all participants. Registration is required.

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