Who Am I?

School Programs Exhibition

Mar 26–May 14, 2023


Cole Barnes. Untitled/Self Portrait. 2023. Collage. Photo: Amanda Bauer
  • Education Center, Mezzanine The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

For this exhibition, students from MoMA’s partner schools were invited to answer the question, “Who am I?” In response, they created a diverse range of self-portraits—realistic, expressive, and symbolic—that represent their sense of self. Inspired by works in MoMA’s collection, students explored various mediums, including drawing, painting, and collage.

Participating schools
H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)
New World High School
PS 59M Beekman Hill International
PS 131B
PS153Q Maspeth Elementary
PS 166 Richard Rodgers School of the Arts and Technology
Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School

Volkswagen of America is proud to be MoMA’s lead partner of learning and engagement.

Generous support for School and Teacher Programs is provided by the Carroll and Milton Petrie Education Program Endowment, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Fund, and the Mimi and Peter Haas Endowment Fund for Elementary School Programs.

Additional funding is provided by the Ducommun and Gross Family Foundation, the Lewis B. Cullman Education Fund of The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art and by the Annual Education Fund.

The Museum gratefully acknowledges donors to the Annual Education Fund: the Trustee Committee on Learning and Engagement, the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Endowment, Sarah Arison, the Crown Family Education Fund, the Edward John Noble Foundation Fund for Education, Volkswagen of America, The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art, the LOVE Fund for Education, the Sarah Arison Endowment Fund for Education, The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art, The Enoch Foundation, the General Education Program Endowment, the Lawrence B. and Elyse Benenson Education Fund, The Sundheim Family Foundation, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, the Theodore N. Voss Fund, the Leo and Julia Forchheimer Fund, Elyse and Lawrence B. Benenson, Kathy and Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Paula and James Crown, Jill and Peter Kraus, Jerry I. Speyer and Katherine G. Farley, and the Tiger Baron Foundation, Inc.


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