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Whitney Museum Open Studio

Whitney Biennial at our special Family Opening

Apr 15 @ 11:00 amā€“ 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Apr 29, 2023

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Apr 29, 2023

Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort Street
New York NY

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$25/adults, $18/students & seniors, Free/ages 18 & under

Suggested Ages: All

All ages are invited to get creative in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Make art inspired by works on view in the collection and current exhibitions. Each week is a different artmaking project.

Yayoi Kusama: I Spend Each Day Embracing Flowers

Find oversized flowers, pumpkins and a whole lot of polka dots by legendary artist Yayoi Kusama, plus go inside a new rainbow-colored Infinity Mirrored Room. Lots of repetitions for kids who like to count. Presented across the galleryā€™s 519, 525, and 533 West 19th Street locations – one of her largest gallery presentations to date.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown BearĀ and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation.

VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance.

Lap seats are available at the door for children under oneā€¦

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Hudson River Dance Festival

See four diverse dance companies against the backdrop of the Hudson River sunset.Ā  The outstanding line-up includes Ayodele Casel, The Missing Element, commissioned by Works & Process, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company.

Bring your own blanket.

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New York City Pride March

Celebrate the LBQT+ community with over 110 festive floats and hundreds of marching contingents representing a vast array of nonprofits, marching bands, community organizations, corporate partners, small businesses and activists. The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual colorful civil rights demonstration. Expect rainbows, creative costumes (some sexual in nature),ā€¦

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Little Island

Explore nature and art on a unique floating green space on the Hudson River.

* Enjoy diverse horticulture, welcoming seating lawns, winding paths leading to spectacular views, and a variety of spaces for performing arts, relaxation and play. Make music on a variety of percussion installations and play with a spinning optical illusion.

* Restroomsā€¦

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Chelsea Waterside Playground

The newly designed play area features a giant, multi-colored, one-of-a-kind, Robinia wood pipefish plus water features incorporating limestone cattle head sculptures reclaimed from historic meatpacking district business New York Butchersā€™ Dressed Meat Company.

Near the new must-see Little Island and Pier 62 Carousel.

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