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Family Fun: Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Family Fun- Kids on the Autism Spectrum

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street Chelsea/Meatpacking
New York    + Google Map


The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join a sensory-friendly guided tour. Explore the Museum before the galleries open to the general public and create art in a hands-on studio activity.

This event is free but online registration is required.

Rachel Harrison Life Hack

See room-size installations, autonomous sculpture, photography, and drawing in Rachel Harrison’s first full-scale survey. Her complex works—in which readymades collude with invented forms—bring together the breadth of art history, the impurities of politics, and the artifacts of pop and celebrity culture.

Jason Moran

Boundary-bursting artist Jason Moran grounds his practice in the composition of jazz, bridging the visual and performing arts through spellbinding stagecraft. See the range of work Moran has explored, from his own sculptures and drawings to collaborations with visual artists to performances. Three mixed-media “set sculptures” pay homage to an…

Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours

See bold, often interactive modern contemporary art in a gorgeous modern building with a stunning view of the Hudson River.

Whitney Open Studios

Get creative in the Whitney’s Hearst Artspace. Make your own art inspired by works on view in current exhibitions. Each week friendly art educators lead a  different art making project.

Snowy Village

Choose from an array of premium Asai shaved ice desserts with snow flake toppings based on all 100% natural ingredients such as red beans, berries, and an assortment of fruits

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Samsung 837

Experience cutting edge technology including virtual reality demos and an immersive, interactive digital art room in a spacious, high-design spot with a French cafe.

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Kobra Street Art Gandhi & Mother Teresa Mural

Humanitarians Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi Brazilian are depicted facing each other in street artist Eduardo Kobra’s colorful harlequin-pattern mural.

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En Plein Air

See freestanding, outdoor paintings by eight international artists that can be viewed in the round and in dialogue with the surrounding natural and industrial landscapes, expanding the tradition of outdoor…

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