Experience Wallach Art Gallery Education and Public Program events and activities. 

The Wallach Art Gallery offers Education and Public Programming experiences for visitors of all ages. Gallery programs, family workshops, and public programs promote discussion about exhibitions and provide a framework for thinking about the role of art and creativity in daily life and contemporary experience.

All programs and events are free of charge and open to the public. 

Public Programs

Join us for panel discussions, conversations and creative offerings such as readings and performance pieces relating to Wallach Art Gallery exhibitions. 

Public Programs

Family Workshops

Artmaking and creative self-expression are at the heart of Family Workshops. Inspired by Wallach Art Gallery exhibitions, workshop activities bring families together for fun and creative interactive learning experiences. All workshops are free.  

Families

Educators

The Wallach Art Gallery welcomes teachers and educators to see the gallery as an extension of their classroom.  Visits involve object-based inquiry and facilitated discussion about art works and primary source materials. Hour-long guided visits are available upon request free of charge.

Educators

Adult Group Visits

Learn more about Wallach Art Gallery exhibitions! Bring your group for a guided gallery conversation and discover multiple perspectives for understanding works on view in a setting that supports and encourages close looking, critical thinking and informal discussion between visitors.

Adults
UPCOMING EXHIBITION 

Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer

The first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, this project celebrates the life and accomplishments of the New York City Ballet’s first African American star, and the founder and longtime director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Arthur Mitchell: Harlem's Ballet Trailblazer | Exhibition Page
UPCOMING EVENTS
PAST EVENT

Opening Reception for Arthur Mitchell: Harlem's Ballet Trailblazer

The Wallach Art Gallery invites you to join us as we present Arthur Mitchell: Harlem's Ballet Trailblazer, curated by Lynn Garafola, Professor Emerita of Dance, Barnard College, and presented in collaboration with the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. The first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, this project celebrates the life and accomplishments of the New York City Ballet's first African American star, and the founder and longtime director of the Dance Theater of Harlem. This event will take place on Friday, January 12, from 6-8 pm in the spacious new Wallach Art Gallery at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.


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An Afternoon with Arthur Mitchell

This special afternoon includes a rare screening of the dance documentary, Rhythmetron, with a live appearance by Arthur Mitchell. 

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