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Whitney Museum of American Art

Upcoming Events

Talk

Fast Forward: A Salon


Ongoing Events

Exhibition

"Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s"

On View January 27, 2017 - May 14, 2017


Exhibition

MPA: RED IN VIEW

On View November 11, 2016 - February 27, 2017


Exhibition

The Whitney's Collection

On View September 28, 2015 - September 28, 2017


Past Events

Performance

MPA: RED IN VIEW (Assembly)


Reading

Book Signing: Kay Haring


Reading

Matt Black Book Launch with José Parlá


Performance

Editor's Pick

Devonté Hynes Performance: "Easternsports"


Performance

"The Blooming Colors"


Talk

Editor's Pick

Panel Discussion: "The Spaces of Cinema"


Performance

Studio Night: Sound and Color


Screening

Editor's Pick

"Death Is Green"


Screening

"Fantasia"


Screening

"The Color of Light"


Talk

Editor's Pick

Occupy Museums Hosts Artists Speak Out on Inauguration Day


Screening

Editor's Pick

Dreams and Nightmares


Screening

"Distant Words"


Screening

Editor's Pick

"Feelings are Facts: A Neuro-Cinema"


Talk

Screening

Editor's Pick

"Blade Runner—Autoencoded"


Performance

Sibyl Kempson


Screening

"Carabosse" and "Fantasia"


Exhibition

Aura Photography by Radiant Human

On View December 07, 2016 - December 17, 2016


Reading

Book Launch: Hopper Stories


Screening

Visual AIDS 2016 Day Without Art


Talk

Editor's Pick

Mary Kelly in conversation with Rosalyn Deutsche


Talk

New Ways to See: Digital Art Criticism Now



Screening

'Optical Space'


Performance

ART PARTY 2016


Screening

Pain Revisited


Reading

Please Murder Me! Readings on Noir


Reading

Carol Bove Book Launch


Performance

MPA: RED IN VIEW (PRELUDE)


Screening

Editor's Pick

Afrofuturism: Black Science Fiction


Reading

Editor's Pick

The New York Times Feminist Reading Groups


Screening

Ken Jacobs’ 'Black Space'


Screening

Ways of Seeing


Screening

'Outer space'


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016

On View October 28, 2016 - February 05, 2017


Exhibition

Virginia Overton

On View October 28, 2016 - February 05, 2017


Talk

Queer Bodies


Talk

Editor's Pick

Carmen Herrera and The 100 Years Show


Screening

in complete world: What is Citizenship Today?



Reading

David Salle Book Signing


Performance

Richard Pousette-Dart: A Centennial Celebration


Performance

Sibyl Kempson: 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens: Fall Equinox


Performance

Feel the Rhythm


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Carmen Herrera

On View September 16, 2016 - January 02, 2017


Talk

'Photography and Social Activism'


Performance

'shake the stars with your song'


Talk

Douglas Crimp and Juliane Rebentisch on Before Pictures


Reading

Danny Lyon Book Launch: A Reading and Reception


Talk

Queer Bodies


Talk

Mirror Cells: A Salon



Exhibition

Jill Kroesen

On View July 27, 2016 - July 31, 2016


Performance

Jill Kroesen


Exhibition

Sophia Al-Maria

On View July 26, 2016 - October 31, 2016


Talk

Editor's Pick

Nina Chanel Abney and Lowery Stokes Sims


Talk

Representative John Lewis in Conversation with Danny Lyon


Screening

Danny Lyon Screenings


Talk

Stuart Davis: Drawing Workshop


Exhibition

Danny Lyon: Message to the Future

On View June 17, 2016 - September 25, 2016


Talk

Screening and Conversation: Danny Lyon as Filmmaker


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Virginia Overton: Sculpture Gardens

On View June 10, 2016 - October 15, 2016


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Stuart Davis: In Full Swing

On View June 10, 2016 - September 25, 2016


Screening

TRACEY MOFFATT: MONTAGES




Screening

Screening and Conversation: Mommy


Performance

Kevin Jerome Everson: Park Lanes


Talk

Talk

Reading Seminar: Silvia Federici


Screening

Screening: Mommy


Reading

The Poetics of Caption: Wayne Koestenbaum's Notes on Glaze


Screening

Screening: Mommy with Maggie Lee, Chrissie Iles and Jane Panetta


Talk

Whitney Independent Study Program: Critical Studies Symposium


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Mirror Cells

On View May 13, 2016 - August 21, 2016


Talk

June Leaf and Carter E. Foster in Conversation


Performance

ASL SLAM


Talk

Editor's Pick

Harry Belafonte and Dr. Cornel West discuss Paul Robeson


Exhibition

Neighbor's Day


Exhibition

Open Plan: Steve McQueen

On View April 29, 2016 - May 14, 2016


Talk

Exhibition

Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection

On View April 27, 2016 - February 12, 2017


Exhibition

June Leaf

On View April 27, 2016 - July 17, 2016


Performance

Listening Session: Nahum Dimitri Chandler


Performance

Listening Session: Ben Young


Screening

Everybody Knows … Elizabeth Murray


Performance

Listening Session: Gary Giddins


Performance


Performance

Listening Session: André Martinez



Performance

Performance: A Rat's Mass (1967)


Screening

And When I Die, I Won't Stay Dead




Screening

The Silent Eye (2016)


Performance

Listening Session: Archie Rand


Performance

Lecture on the History of Skywriting


Performance

Performance: Min Tanaka


Performance

Listening Session: Thulani Davis


Talk

Conversation: Cecil Taylor and Dance


Performance

Screening

Cecil Taylor: Burning Poles (1991)


Screening

Cecil Taylor: All the Notes (2005)



Performance

Screening

Andy Warhol's Blue Movie (1968)


Performance

Editor's Pick

Hito Steyerl


Screening

Point of Order! (1963)


Screening

Mr. Hoover and I (1989)


Exhibition

Human Interest: Portraits From the Whitney's Collection

On View April 02, 2016 - February 12, 2017


Screening

In the Year of the Pig (1968)


Screening

Millhouse: A White Comedy (1971)


Screening

Underground (1976)


Talk

Alice Austen House Presents: New Eyes on Alice Austen


Exhibition

Open Plan: Michael Heizer

On View March 25, 2016 - April 10, 2016


Performance

The Necks and Arnold Dreyblatt


Exhibition

The Necks In Concert with Alvin Curran and Arnold Dreyblatt

On View March 24, 2016 - March 25, 2016


Performance

The Necks and Alvin Curran


Talk

Editor's Pick

Artist Talk: Njideka Akunyili Crosby


Talk

Freedom of the Press Foundation Presents: CryptoParty




Exhibition

Open Plan: Lucy Dodd

On View March 17, 2016 - March 20, 2016


Performance

Jamie Isenstein


Exhibition

Open Plan: Andrea Fraser

On View February 26, 2016 - March 13, 2016


Screening

Joshua Oppenheimer


Talk

Talk

Surviving Total Surveillance


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Laura Poitras

On View February 05, 2016 - May 01, 2016


Screening

Editor's Pick

Hito Steyerl


Screening

Ed Atkins


Performance

Felix Bernstein


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Flatlands

On View January 14, 2016 - April 17, 2016


Performance

How to Look: Abstraction


Talk

Editor's Pick

Working Space



Talk

Critical Landscapes


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

On View November 23, 2015 - November 23, 2016


Exhibition

Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner

On View November 20, 2015 - March 06, 2016


Reading

Seth Price: A Reading from his New Novel


Reading

Editor's Pick

Moby-Dick: A Marathon Reading


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Frank Stella

On View October 30, 2015 - February 07, 2016


Exhibition

Rachel Rose

On View October 30, 2015 - February 07, 2016


Talk

Barkley Hendricks on Archibald Motley


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

New Theater

On View October 17, 2015 - October 25, 2015


Exhibition

Jared Madere

On View October 16, 2015 - October 03, 2016


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Archibald Motley

On View October 02, 2015 - January 17, 2016


Performance

Editor's Pick

Poetry Parade for Site and Sight


Screening

Luis Recoder’s "Linea"


Performance

Takehisa Kosugi: Music Expanded, Program 2


Performance

Takehisa Kosugi: Music Expanded, Program 1


Screening

Screening

Hardcore and Shutter Interface






























Exhibition

Matana Roberts: I Call America

On View August 05, 2015 - August 09, 2015












Screening

DANCENOISE: Films




Performance

DANCENOISE: Show



Performance

DANCENOISE: Don't Look Back


Exhibition

DANCENOISE: Don't Look Back

On View July 22, 2015 - July 26, 2015



Performance

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut



Performance

Matana Roberts: i call america




Talk

What Is Your War?


Screening

Andy Warhol's Soap Opera (1964)



Performance

Heidi Latsky Dance. A Celebration of. ADA at 25






Talk

Editor's Pick

Triple Canopy presents Pattern Masters










Performance

Complete Studies for Player Piano: A Marathon Concert Event



Talk

Performance

Alarm Will Sound: Study #36



Performance

Alarm Will Sound




Talk


Performance

Talk

Nancarrow Deconstructed with Kyle Gann


Talk

Nancarrow and Cage



Talk

Nancarrow Deconstructed with Kyle Gann



Talk

Percussion Day: Nancarrow Deconstructed



Performance

CRISES (1960)




Performance

Steve Coleman and Five Elements


Exhibition

Anywhere in Time: A Conlon Nancarrow Festival

On View June 17, 2015 - June 28, 2015


Performance

Conlon Nancarrow: Player piano on view


Screening










Talk

Avital Ronell, Vanessa Place, Kyoo Lee: Last—Words?









Reading





Performance

David Rosenboom's Advanced Brain-Computer Interfacing in the Arts


Performance

David Rosenboom's Ringing Minds & Choose Your Universe



Exhibition

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

On View May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015


Performance

Editor's Pick

David Rosenboom's Zones of Influence



Talk


Screening




Talk

Whitney Independent Study Program Critical Studies Symposium



Performance

Andrea Geyer






Performance

Yuji Agematsu: Walk on A,B,C Activation


Performance

Yuji Agematsu: Walk On A,B,C,


Screening

COLORWORK


Screening

Mike Kelley: Day Is Done


Screening

Normal Love


Screening

Inner and Outer Territories


Screening

POPULAR MECHANICS


Screening

Lifted Frames


Screening

STRUCTURES AND GESTURES


Screening

Andy Warhol: Henry Geldzahler


Screening

Chronicles and Diaries


Screening

Lyrical Observations


Screening

Mind Eye Body


Performance

Whitney Block Party


Exhibition

Mary Heilmann: Sunset

On View May 01, 2015 - September 27, 2015


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

America Is Hard To See

On View May 01, 2015 - September 27, 2015


Screening

The Art of Vision


Screening

Beat Life, Street Life


Screening

Liz Magic Laser: I Feel your Pain


Screening

Dream States


Screening

Editor's Pick

Radical Takes


Exhibition

Andrea Geyer

On View May 01, 2015 - May 10, 2015


Exhibition

Michele Abeles

On View April 06, 2015 - April 06, 2016


Talk

Editor's Pick

Looking Back at Black Male: A Conversation


Performance

2014 Whitney Studio Party


Exhibition

Jeff Koons: 36 Consecutive Hours

On View October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014


Reading

Book signing with Jeff Koons


Talk

Midnight Q&A With Curator Scott Rothkopf


Performance

Editor's Pick

Mortal Kombat: Ariana Reines and Jim Fletcher with Edley Odowd


Performance

Kassel Jaeger and Akira Rabelais


Talk

THE KOONS EFFECT PART 2


Talk

THE KOONS EFFECT PART 1


Performance

FALL 2014 COURSE: HOW TO LOOK


Exhibition

Edward Hopper and Photography

On View July 17, 2014 - October 19, 2014


Exhibition

Shaping A Collection: Five Decades of Gifts

On View July 17, 2014 - October 19, 2014



Exhibition

Jeff Koons

On View June 27, 2014 - October 19, 2014


Performance

Gavan Blau: Trolley Parade


Screening

Editor's Pick

Abyss and Tripoli by Knut Åsdam


Talk

Editor's Pick

Conversations on Art: Dawoud Bey


Screening

Michelle Grabner: Film and Video Selections


Performance

Editor's Pick

Kevin Beasley


Talk

Seminars with Artists: Susan Howe


Reading

Travis Jeppesen: The Suiciders


Exhibition

Whitney Art Party


Screening

Victoria Fu


Screening

Alex Jovanovich




Screening

James Benning: Easy Rider


Performance

Emily Sunblad: False True Love


Screening

Doug Ischar: come lontano, Tristes Tarzan, and Alone With You


Performance



Reading

Zoe Leonard: Available Light


Performance

Editor's Pick

Kevin Beasley: Public Program in Sonic Masses


Performance

Editor's Pick

Take Ecstasy with Me


Performance

Editor's Pick

taisha paggett


Talk

Editor's Pick

Teach-In: Fred Lonidier


Performance

Editor's Pick

Robert Ashley and Alex Waterman: Crash


Screening

Academy Records


Screening

Gary Indiana: Stanley Park


Performance

Screening

Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst: She Gone Rogue



Performance

Talk

Seminars with Artists: Zoe Leonard


Exhibition

Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véréna Paravel, and Sensory Ethnography Lab

On View March 12, 2014 - March 16, 2014


Talk


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Whitney Biennial 2014

On View March 07, 2014 - May 25, 2014


Performance

My Barbarian: The Mother and Other Plays


Screening

Andrew Bujalski: Computer Chess


Performance

Lisa Anne Auerbach: Activation of the Megazine


Exhibition

Sarah Michelson: 4

On View January 24, 2014 - February 02, 2014


Talk

Performance

Talk

Editor's Pick

Shared Spaces: Social Media and Museum Structures


Performance

Michael Smith Performance: Avuncular Quest


Performance

Exhibition

Trunk Show: Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer



Exhibition

Edward Steichen in the 1920s and 1930s:

On View December 06, 2013 - February 23, 2014


Talk

ROBERT INDIANA IN CONTEXT


Performance

Michael Smith Performance: Avuncular Quest


Performance

Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980

On View October 31, 2013 - February 02, 2014


Talk

KARA WALKER



Talk

Literary Icons


Exhibition

Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE

On View September 26, 2013 - January 05, 2014


Talk

BRIAN O’DOHERTY: HOPPER’S WINDOWS


Exhibition

T. J. Wilcox: In the Air

On View September 19, 2013 - February 09, 2014


Talk

Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Test Pattern

On View August 22, 2013 - December 01, 2013


Talk

Editor's Pick

ARTIST TALK AND SCREENING: DEAR KLAUS AND MINOU


Talk

Editor's Pick

Robert Irwin in Conversation with Donna De Salvo


Screening

Screening

Talk

Lawrence Weschler on Robert Irwin


Screening

Exhibition

Scrim veil—Black rectangle—Natural light, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (1977)

On View June 27, 2013 - September 01, 2013


Reading

Exhibition

IN PARTS

On View June 13, 2013 - February 23, 2014


Screening

HEADLESS AT REGUS


Screening

HEADLESS AT REGUS


Talk

Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Hopper Drawing

On View May 23, 2013 - October 06, 2013


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

DAVID HOCKNEY: THE JUGGLERS

On View May 23, 2013 - September 01, 2013


Performance

Nate Lowman: Homage to Jay DeFeo


Exhibition

STEWART UOO AND JANA EULER: OUTSIDE INSIDE SENSIBILITY

On View May 10, 2013 - August 11, 2013



Performance

BLUES FOR SMOKE PERFORMANCE SERIES


Performance

Blues for Smoke: Annette Peacock


Exhibition

I, YOU, WE

On View April 25, 2013 - September 01, 2013


Exhibition

THE WHITE ROSE

On View April 25, 2013 - May 12, 2013


Talk

Through the Lens of the Blues Aesthetic



Performance

William Pope.L: Burying the Blues


Talk

Reading

Gregg Bordowitz: "In the Life"


Performance

SMOKEFORBLUES FESTIVAL


Performance

SMOKEFORBLUES FESTIVAL:


Performance

SMOKEFORBLUES FESTIVAL


Reading

Speaking the Blues: An Evening of Poetry


Performance

Blues for Smoke: Lonnie Holley and Cooper-Moore


Performance

SYNONYM FOR UNTITLED


Talk

Greil Marcus: Jay DeFeo and All That Jazz



Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective

On View February 28, 2013 - June 02, 2013


Performance

BERLIN SUN THEATER: THE MASTERY OF NON-MASTERY


Exhibition

Blues for Smoke

On View February 07, 2013 - April 28, 2013


Performance

Eleanor Antin: Conversations with Stalin


Exhibition

AMERICAN LEGENDS: FROM CALDER TO O’KEEFFE

On View December 22, 2012 - June 29, 2014


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies

On View November 15, 2012 - March 31, 2013


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Sinister Pop

On View November 15, 2012 - March 31, 2013


Exhibition

Trisha Baga: Plymouth Rock 2

On View November 09, 2012 - January 27, 2013


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Richard Artschwager!

On View October 25, 2012 - February 03, 2013


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Wade Guyton OS

On View October 04, 2012 - January 15, 2013


Exhibition

. . . as apple pie

On View June 08, 2012 - June 09, 2013