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Material Tensions: Craft and Critique

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Drawing on the current exhibition Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019, this course explores how artists work with materials and techniques borrowed from craft traditions.

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Spotlight On...

Fridays, 11 am

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. Each forty-five-minute session explores a single artwork or a connection between two artworks.

Free with Museum admission.

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Family Open Studio

Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30 am–3 pm

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace! Join us to make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week we offer a different art making project. Families with kids of all ages are welcome.

Free with Museum admission—save time and buy your admission ticket online in advance.

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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Kristin Lucas, Speculative Habitat for Sponsored Seabirds

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