Past Events

Saturday 02/04/12 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays For Families: Artist workshop with Nicolás Paris

Join the New Museum and Nicolás Paris, a featured artist in the New Museum Triennial “The Ungovernables,” for a morning of interactive activities and drawing. Initially trained as an architect and primary school teacher, Paris reflects on the connections… Read more

Saturday 03/03/12 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: NEW Monuments

Some monuments are big, some old, some can inspire, and some commemorate while others celebrate. A monument can be anything from the Greek Parthenon to the Washington Monument to the Eiffel Tower and even a statue of Mickey Mouse. Join the New Museum… Read more

Saturday 04/07/12 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: Let’s trade!

We trade things all the time—from baseball cards, to secrets and music, to favors. Sometimes we exchange things or services we cannot do ourselves, as is the case with Time Divisa by José Antonio Vega Macotela, where he exchanges his time with prisoners… Read more

Thursday 04/12/12 6:30PM
Music / Performance

Lil B

Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Lil B is a twenty-two-year-old rapper/rap deconstructionist who has recorded more than 3,000 songs over the past five years, most of which are released for free via YouTube, MySpace, and Twitter. Reporting for… Read more

Saturday 04/14/12 12PM-9PM

Rhizome Seven on Seven Conference

The Rhizome Seven on Seven Conference will pair seven leading artists with seven influential technologists in teams of two, and challenges them to develop something new—be it an application, social media, artwork, product, or whatever they imagine—over… Read more

Thursday 05/03/12 7PM

Screening and Discussion with Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg

Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg join New Museum Curator Gary Carrion-Murayari for a screening of select works from the artists’ back catalog followed by a discussion about their practice. For her new work, The Parade (2011), Djurberg has created five… Read more

Saturday 05/05/12 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: All about paper

A single sheet of paper has endless creative possibilities, but like all things it falls apart. It can be transformed into a calendar, a book, a puppet, a box, a dollar bill, a drawing—there is unimaginable potential within each sheet of paper. However,… Read more

Thursday 05/10/12 12AM

Artist Talk with Ellen Altfest

Ellen Altfest joins curator Jenny Moore in conversation. Altfest is a figurative painter whose intimately scaled works convey a distinct approach to realism and a sustained commitment to looking. Her painstaking depictions result in paintings that expand… Read more

Saturday 05/12/12 3PM

The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism by Hamid Dabashi

This event marks the release of The Arab Spring: The End of Postcolonialism by renowned scholar and cultural critic Hamid Dabashi, published by Zed Books. Dr. Dabashi will read from the book and discuss recent developments on this topic in Syria and Bahrain. The… Read more

Thursday 05/17/12 7PM

A Proposition by LaToya Ruby Frazier

LaToya Ruby Frazier’s Proposition will address her concern for preserving the stories and lives of residents in her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania. Starting this summer, Frazier will be an artist in residence at the Andrew Carnegie Braddock… Read more

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