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, gallery talks,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.  



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.


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.




March Wallach Gallery Talks

Learn more about key works in the Arthur Mitchell archive from different perspectives. All talks meet in the Wallach Art Gallery lobby on the 6th floor. 1pm Preeti Vasudevan, choreographer, movement analyst, and founder, Thresh 1:30pm Gillian Lipton, Archivist and Project Manager, The Arthur Mitchell Project, and dance scholar.

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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

February Wallach Gallery Talks

Experience the Arthur Mitchell exhibition from different perspectives. All talks meet in the Wallach Art Gallery lobby on the 6th floor. 1pm Kyle Froman, dance and theatre photographer and former New York City Ballet dancer 1:30pm Sharon E. Sutton, professor emeritus University of Washington and author, When Ivory Towers Were Black (Fordham University Press)

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An Afternoon with Arthur Mitchell

The event is at capacity. We welcome you to join the waitlist on the next page. This special afternoon includes a rare screening of the dance documentary, Rhythmetron, with a live appearance by Arthur Mitchell. 

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