Community

The Whitney’s Community Programs build sustained connections that go beyond the single museum visit, bringing art, ideas, and dialogue to classrooms, senior centers, and community-based organizations around the city.


Neighborhood Initiatives

The Whitney’s Education department has been engaged in research, outreach, and an inclusive planning process in our new neighborhood.

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Community Partnerships

Sustained relationships that bring Whitney educators and artists into an organization for extended programming which promotes the Museum as an essential resource.

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Screening and Conversation: The Female Closet by Barbara Hammer

MON, Oct 30, 2017
6:30 pm

Three women dressed as dandies.

The Female Closet (1998) is an experimental documentary by Barbara Hammer that explores the closeted and not-so-closeted lesbian histories of artists Alice Austen, Hannah Höch, and Nicole Eisenman. A conversation will follow the screening.

This event is free. Registration is required.

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Senior Programs

We partner with community-based senior organizations to create customized programs that challenge seniors to actively engage with the Whitney’s collection and exhibitions, share ideas, and relate what they learn to their own lives and experiences.

Senior Center Partners

Learn about the Whitney’s collaboration with a select number of community-based senior organizations.

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