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Week of 05/29/2016–06/04/2016

Join us for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the exhibition “Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories,” on view at the New Museum from May 4 through June 26, 2016. One of the most important painters… Teen and Family Programs First Saturday for Families: Why Make Sense?
In the exhibition “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric,” Macuga’s recent large-scale tapestries and installations represent an accumulation of archival research, institutional histories, and narratives… Tours New Perspectives Tour of “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric”:…
Macha Colón, a character created by artist Gisela Rosario Ramos and inspired by the iconic actor and drag queen Divine, is the exuberant front woman of the band Macha Colón y los Okapi. In Puerto Rico… Performances Performance by Macha Colón
Margot Norton, Associate Curator, will lead a private after-hours tour of “Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories,” “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric,” and “Andra Ursuta: Alps.” These exhibitions are part… Premium Members & Above Membership Private Curatorial Tour: Spring Exhibitions
This event is free with museum admission. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., video documentation of Preparatory Notes (2014), performed at the 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, will be screened… Screenings “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric” Related Screening

Week of 05/22/2016–05/28/2016

In the exhibition “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric,” Macuga’s recent large-scale tapestries and installations represent an accumulation of archival research, institutional histories, and narratives… Tours New Perspectives Tour of “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric”:…
Nari Ward created one the most human and moving installations ever presented at the New Museum, Amazing Grace (1993), which was included in the 2013 exhibition: “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash… Premium Members & Above Membership Studio Visit: Nari Ward
Join us for an evening with artist Cally Spooner, featuring a new performance lecture presented by Spooner that has been conceived for this event. This lecture is part of the New Museum’s presentation… Performances Cally Spooner: A Lecture On False Tears and Outsourcing
This event is free with museum admission. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., video documentation of Preparatory Notes (2014), performed at the 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, will be screened… Screenings “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric” Related Screening
Join the New Museum and Performance Space 122 in a Long Table conversation on the role cultural institutions have in keeping our communities generative. Organized in celebration of Lower East Side History… Conversations A Generative City: What Is the Role of Cultural Institutions…
Presented as part of the Spring 2016 R&D Season: LEGACY Special guests: Mary Walling Blackburn, Shonni Enelow, and Tracie Morris LEGACY Seminar participants: Kerry Downey, Tara Hart, Christopher K.… LEGACY New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collections of Ideas…

Week of 05/15/2016–05/21/2016

Back due to the overwhelming response to our previous tour! Be our guest for an interactive neighborhood walking tour exploring the Bowery’s rich artistic history. This tour is inspired by the New Museum’s… Deluxe Members & Above Membership Bowery Walking Tour
NON is a multinational collective of artists from Africa and the African diaspora that expressly aims to articulate and challenge visible and invisible structures of power through the primary medium of… Performances NON: Legacy Systems
Free with paid Museum admission Join Assistant Curator Natalie Bell for a walk-through of “Andra Ursuţa: Alps,” the first New York museum exhibition of the artist’s work. “Alps,” will present… Tours Curatorial Walk-Through of “Andra Ursuţa: Alps” with Natalie…
Through a series of lyrical and interwoven moving images, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz examines the layers of real and imagined community histories in her exhibition at the New Museum, “Song, Strategy, Sign.”… Tours New Perspectives Tour: “Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: Song, Strategy,…
This event is free with museum admission. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., video documentation of Preparatory Notes (2014), performed at the 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, will be screened… Screenings “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric” Related Screening
Architecture tours are led by New Museum docent Miranda Romer Lunaand focus on the Museum’s building, which was designed by the architectural firm SANAA. Architecture tours are free with Museum admission.… Tours Architecture Tour

Week of 05/08/2016–05/14/2016

Livestream the event here ⟶ Rhizome’s Seven on Seven conference is an annual event that brings together leaders in art and technology and challenges them to build new projects through creative collaboration.… Conversations Seven on Seven 2016
Please note that the date for this event has changed. Join Karen Wong, Deputy Director, for a visit to the studio of acclaimed fashion designer Prabal Gurung. Gurung launched his eponymous collection… Deluxe Members & Above Membership InsideDesign: Prabal Gurung
Join us for a special conversation between artist Nicole Eisenman and Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director of the New Museum. The pair will discuss “Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories,” the first New York… Conversations Nicole Eisenman in Conversation with Massimiliano Gioni
Join Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, and Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director, for a visit to the Upper East Side home of renowned collector and curator Beth Rudin DeWoody. Please RSVP to… Contemporary Council Members & Above Membership Collection Visit: Beth Rudin DeWoody
Through a series of lyrical and interwoven moving images, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz examines the layers of real and imagined community histories in her exhibition at the New Museum, “Song, Strategy, Sign.”… Tours New Perspectives Tour: “Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: Song, Strategy,…
This event is free with museum admission. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., video documentation of Preparatory Notes (2014), performed at the 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, will be screened… Screenings “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric” Related Screening
Join a New Museum docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a tour of our current exhibitions. Students of ASL are welcome. ASL tours are free with paid Museum admission. Due to limited… Tours American Sign Language (ASL) Tour

Week of 05/01/2016–05/07/2016

Join us for a family workshop offered by the New Museum in conjunction with NYCxDESIGN, New York’s official citywide celebration of design, and with the exhibition “Cally Spooner: On False Tears and… Teen and Family Programs First Saturday for Families: Soft Space
Join us for a special conversation between artist Goshka Macuga and Margot Norton, Associate Curator at the New Museum. The pair will discuss “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric,” the first New York museum… Conversations Goshka Macuga in Conversation with Margot Norton
Through a series of lyrical and interwoven moving images, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz examines the layers of real and imagined community histories in her exhibition at the New Museum, “Song, Strategy, Sign.”… Tours New Perspectives Tour: “Beatriz Santiago Muñoz: Song, Strategy,…
This event is free with museum admission. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., video documentation of Preparatory Notes (2014), performed at the 8th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, will be screened… Screenings “Goshka Macuga: Time as Fabric” Related Screening
Join the New Museum and its curatorial team in celebrating the opening of the Museum’s spring shows. This May, the Museum will present solo exhibitions of work by five women artists: “Nicole Eisenman:… Deluxe Members & Above Membership Opening Reception for the Spring Exhibitions
Join the New Museum and its curatorial team for the VIP Preview of the Museum’s spring shows. This May, the Museum will present solo exhibitions of work by five women artists: “Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories,”… Premium Members & Above Membership VIP Preview for the Spring Exhibitions
Please note this event is being postponed due to inclement weather. To celebrate Lower East Side History Month this May, volunteers are encouraged to chalk drawings, stories, and historical accounts… Chalk Day
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