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NEW YORK, NY.- The Whitney Museum of American Art has commissioned the architecture firm LOT-EK to design and build a pop-up studio for the Museum’s education programs. The structure, which will be known as the Whitney Studio, is currently being built and is scheduled to open in April in the Sculpture Court of the Museum’s Marcel Breuer building, 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street. The Studio will provide much-needed space for the Whitney’s education programs for adults, families, NYC public school students and teachers, teens, seniors, and visitors with disabilities. Programs will include classes, studio demonstrations, and art-making workshops. With uses ranging from a formal meeting space or seminar room to a screening room or messy art studio, the structure will provide flexible space for the Whitney’s signature education offerings, as well as new experimental programs. It will also function as an exhibition space to showcase work created by participants i ... More at Art Daily News