Whitney Museum of American Art: Summer Studio Program

Dear Whitney Community,

It is officially summer! We are thrilled to launch our Summer Studio program, our new series of online weekly art classes for kids, teens, and families. For six weeks this summer, kids, teens, and families are invited to join Whitney educators to experiment, create and learn together. Each week features a new theme and project inspired by a work of art in the Whitney’s permanent collection.

Signs of Protest inspired by Cauleen Smith
Week of July 7–11, 11 am

Tuesday, July 7: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, July 8: 11–13 year olds
Friday, July 10: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, July 11: families

Murals inspired by Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945
Week of July 14–18, 11 am

Tuesday, July 14: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, July 15: 11–13 year olds
Friday, July 17: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, July 18: families

Drawing Week inspired by Edward Hopper
Week of July 21–25, 11 am

Tuesday, July 21: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, July 22: 11–13 year olds
Friday, July 24: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, July 25: families

Experiments with Color inspired by Emma Amos
Week of July 28–August 1, 11 am

Tuesday, July 28: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, July 29: 11–13 year olds
Friday, July 31: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, August 1: families

Window Installations inspired by Raúl de Nieves
Week of August 4–8, 11 am

Tuesday, August 4: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, August 5: 11–13 year olds
Friday, August 7: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, August 8: families

Reimagined Books inspired by Marlon Mullen
Week of August 11–15, 11 am

Tuesday, August 11: 5–10 year olds
Wednesday, August 12: 11–13 year olds
Friday, August 14: 14–18 year olds
Saturday, August 15: families

Register here for one week or all six weeks!

Keep learning and creating by exploring our activity guides for families, kids audio guides or through our new Whitney Kids Art Challenge! This series of artmaking prompts is designed for kids and grown-ups to do together. Each prompt is based upon a work of art in the Whitney’s permanent collection by artists like Toyin Ojih Odutola, Jay DeFeo, Charles Henry Alston and Isamu Noguchi. Check back for updates on a regular basis.

We love to see what you are making. Use the hashtag #WhitneyFromHome to share your work with us!

Stay safe and well.

Yours from afar,
Whitney School, Youth and Family Programs

SUPPORT

Major support for School and Educator Programs is provided by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, and The Paul & Karen Levy Family Foundation.

Generous support is provided by The Fund for Individual Potential.

Additional support is provided by Con Edison, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the Whitney’s Education Committee.

Free Guided Visits for New York City Public and Charter Schools are endowed by The Allen and Kelli Questrom Foundation.

Major support for Youth Insights is provided by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, and GRoW @ Annenberg.

Additional support is provided by the Keith Haring Foundation; The Tianaderrah Foundation; the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; the Youth Insights Fund, supported by an anonymous donor, Lise and Michael Evans, Ellen and Andrew Celli, David Sigal, and the Yurman Family Foundation; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and the Whitney’s Education Committee. 

Major support for Education Programs is provided by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Annenberg Foundation, GRoW @ Annenberg, Krystyna Doerfler, The Paul & Karen Levy Family Foundation, Steven Tisch, and Laurie M. Tisch.

Generous support is provided by Lise and Michael Evans, Ronnie and Michael Kassan, Barry and Mimi Sternlicht, Burton P. and Judith B. Resnick, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

Significant support is provided by the Manitou Fund.

Additional support is provided by the Barker Welfare Foundation, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the Whitney’s Education Committee.

Free Guided Student Visits for New York City Public and Charter Schools are endowed by The Allen and Kelli Questrom Foundation.

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