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Diane Berrett Brown
August 25, 2020
We are delighted to announce that Diane Berrett Brown has joined us this August as the new Associate Director of the Whitney Humanities Center. Diane came to us after nearly...
June 24, 2020
WHITNEY LECTURE OF THE WEEK Gary Tomlinson, John Hay Whitney Professor of Music and Humanities, has directed the Whitney Humanities Center for the last eight years. On June...
June 19, 2020
On this Juneteenth, the Whitney Humanities Center celebrates Black Lives Matter.  As Director Gary Tomlinson passes the torch to Alice Kaplan, we are keenly aware that we are...
Alexandra Horowitz, Columbia University
June 17, 2020
WHITNEY LECTURE OF THE WEEK Alexandra Horowitz teaches at Barnard College, Columbia University, and is the author of the New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs...
Alyson Shotz, Artist
June 10, 2020
WHITNEY LECTURE OF THE WEEK Alyson Shotz is one of the most innovative contemporary multi-media artists. Deeply inspired by science, she has the remarkable ability to...