Celebrate Pride at the Whitney all month long. Discover the queer history of the Meatpacking District, dance the night away at a party inspired by New York’s iconic ballroom culture, and get creative with artists. This June, drop by the Museum to enjoy inclusive activities for all ages. LGBTQ+ visitors and allies are invited to free parties, film screenings, creative workshops, performances, and more.
Whitney Pride is part of the Museum’s ongoing commitment to support LGBTQ+ artists and communities and offer an inclusive space for all to gather and enjoy American art. Please note that registration is required for most programs.
Celebrate The Stroll (2023)
On the occasion of the New York premiere of The Stroll (2023), the Whitney celebrates the history of the Meatpacking District and honors the transgender women who helped shape it with a free after-hours event featuring music, dancing, and refreshments.
Queering the Collection
June 9, 23
Join us for a tour exploring representations of gender, sexuality, and LGBTQ+ perspectives in our collection.
Whitney Pride Celebration Featuring Chitra Ganesh’s Queer Power Coloring Book and Bob’s Dance Shop
To honor our LGBTQ+ community and allies, the Whitney will host a celebration with activities designed for community members and families of all ages, including: artmaking, a collaborative coloring project inspired by artist Chitra Ganesh, Queer History Walking Tours of the Meatpacking District, giveaways, and a dance performance and workshop by Bob’s Dance Shop.
Verbal Description Online: Queering the Collection
This event provides an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American art through vivid description.
The Piers Project
Dancers imagine the moments and movements that took place near where the Whitney now stands. In the post-Stonewall era, the crumbling relics of the piers became a space of sexual freedom and creative expression.
Radical Joy Ball
The Radical Joy Ball celebrates the pride of self-expression. This event highlights disability and LGBTQ+ pride.
Member Night: Everlasting Pride
The Museum will be open late for an evening of performances, music, artmaking, tours and more celebrating the work and lives of LGBTQ+ artists. Whitney Members can attend this special edition of Member Night for free and additional individual tickets are available for purchase.
Queer History Walk
Explore the rich queer history of the Meatpacking District. Listen to our podcast minisode for a quick five-minute snapshot and find the complete twenty-minute tour on the audio guide. Listen while walking in the neighborhood or from the comfort of your home.