Upcoming Events

All listed Whitney events are free and open to the public.
For videos, podcasts and images from past Whitney events visit the Archive page.

Friday, May 22 to Tuesday, June 30

Willie Ruff’s Bebop and Beyond: Online Screening & Conversation

WHITNEY SPECIAL FILM EVENT
(For viewing in the time of social distancing)

Treasures from the Yale Film Arcive
Join us online for a conversation with musician, filmmaker, educator, and Yale alumnus Willie Ruff, along with the online premiere of his Yale-preserved jazz documentary The Beginnings of Bebop.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

Available online till June 30, 2020

Wednesday, May 27 to Wednesday, June 03

“Why Does James Baldwin Love You?”

WHITNEY LECTURE OF THE WEEK

Christopher Lebron is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time and The Making of Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of an Idea, as well as numerous academic articles and book reviews on race and political ethics. In 2018 he was awarded the Hiett Prize by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, which recognizes promising young scholars and writers who are influencing public debates through their work.

For viewing in the time of social distancing.

Available online

Wednesday, June 17

Cancelled /// Desert Hearts, Director Donna Deitch

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1986) 91 min. 35mm. 35th Anniversary Screening
Introduction by Archer Neilson
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, July 08

Cancelled /// Near Dark, Directore Kathryn Bigelow

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1987) 94 min. Presented as part of a year-long celebration of films by women directors.
Introduction by Brian Meacham
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
For more information view here.
 

7:00pm, Auditorium