Whitney Museum of American Art (99 Gansevoort Street)
$22, $18/students & seniors, free/ages 17 & under
Celebrate rural America through the paintings of Grant Wood. Families collaborate with artist Stina Puotinen to create an immersive installation inspired by the rolling hills and imaginative rural landscapes in Wood’s artwork. Parents and kids can add to a huge countryside mural, build fantastical plants using recycled materials, and make large-scale sculptural objects inspired by what they see in Wood’s paintings. Also join a Family Tours of the exhibition at 11:45 am &12:45 pm or pick up a Grant Wood Kids Activity Guide in the Lobby.
Eats & Treats: The lobby restaurant Untitled is delicious, surprisingly kid-friendly and has one of the best chocolate chip cookies in the city. Brunch at Bubbes across Washington Street or go down the block for ton of yummy options at Gansevoort Market.
- Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960 Monday, January 1–Monday, December 31 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Mary Corse: A Survey in Light Sunday, July 1–Sunday, November 25 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay: Indigenous Space, Modern Architecture, New Art Friday, July 13–Monday, September 3 11:00 am–6:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, August 24 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Saturday, August 25 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Sunday, August 26 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, August 31 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Saturday, September 1 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Open Studio Sunday, September 2 10:30 am–3:00 pm
- Whitney Pay-As-You-Wish Hours Friday, September 7 7:00 pm–10:00 pm