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Whitney Outdoor Open Studios

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October 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

Free with museum admission

Join socially distanced family artmaking on the fifth-floor outdoor gallery. Drop in at any time to learn about a work on view, experiment with materials, and explore the galleries.

See our complete guide to the Whitney Museum.

Saturdays through October 30.

David Hammons: Day’s End

Experience David Hammon’s monumental sculpture in Hudson River Park along the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula from numerous vantage points along the Hudson and from the Whitney Museum.

An open structure precisely follows the outlines, dimensions, and location of a 1975 artwork of the same name by Gordon Matta-Clark, offering an extraordinary place to…

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Rob Pruitt’s These Are The Days Of Our Lives

Explore five bodies of work, which collectively reflect upon the tumultuous, unforeseen changes of the past two years as they have unfolded across political and public realms, as well as the artist’s personal life. See two years of detailed-packed calendar paintings, colorful cut-out mask paintings, gradient paintings of the California desert and adorable glitter panda…

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Winfred Rembert: 1945-2021

See 20 of twenty of Winfred Rembert’s distinctive tooled and dyed leather paintings portrayint Rembert’s fascinating life story, which began in 1945 in the Jim Crow era of the American South, and concluded in Connecticut in March 2021. Rembert’s deeply personal artworks foreground truths about the aftermath of slavery and the persistence of racial injustice…

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Rob Pruitt’s These Are The Days Of Our Lives

Explore five bodies of work, which collectively reflect upon the tumultuous, unforeseen changes of the past two years as they have unfolded across political and public realms, as well as the artist’s personal life. See two years of detailed-packed calendar paintings, colorful cut-out mask paintings, gradient paintings of the California desert and adorable glitter panda…

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Art Cart: Discover the Island

Learn more about the biota (plant and animal life) of Little Island. Take part in activities like a treasure hunt to discover all the fun and fabulous life found on this little island oasis.

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Creative Break: Halloween Pumpkin Patch

Take family photos and decorate paper pumpkins on Little Island.

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The Learn. Play. Grow Center Halloween Community Event

Join the Corlears School for weekly free, public programming intended to provide equitable creative play experiences to the community.

Activities include Open Play and Halloween Activities in the school’s backyard, Love Child Music and Movement, Arts for All Theater Class, Giant Room STEAM Activities and New York Live Arts Movement-Based Artistic Activities.

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Little Island

Explore a new immersive experience with nature and art on a 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…

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GIANT Open Studio

Build STEAM projects as a family. Play and make with creative tools including Rigamajig blocks and Clixo magnetic sets. Use fabrication machines including Laser Cut, 3D Printer, Sticker Maker, Button Maker, and Embroidery Machine with guidance from instructors.

Includes a complimentary pack of activities to take home and continue making. Camps and themed classes also…

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