Past Events

Sunday 11/22/15 12PM-6PM
Music / Performance

X-ID REP Open Studio Rehearsals with Director Lileana Blain-Cruz

November 20–22, 2015: Open Studio Rehearsals with Director Lileana Blain-Cruz Presented as part of X-ID REP, an open studio research project organized in conjunction with the New Museum’s Fall 2015 R&D Season: PERSONA. During open studio hours… Read more

Thursday 11/19/15 7PM

“‘Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment,’ Twenty-Five Years Later”

Organized by the Cincinnati-based nonprofit FotoFocus, the panel discussion “‘Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment,’ Twenty-Five Years Later” will commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the obscenity trial sparked by the artist’s controversial… Read more

Wednesday 11/18/15 6:30PM
Membership Events

Film Screening in the Sky Room: Iris

Standard Members & Above

Join us for a screening of the documentary Iris in the Sky Room. Iris pairs the late director Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, a ninety-three-year-old fashion icon and outsize presence on the New York fashion scene. Special thanks to Magnolia Pictures.… Read more

Sunday 11/15/15 3PM

Panel: “Truth Seekers and Hidden Worlds”

Panelists: Gary Carrion-Murayari, Jonah Freeman, Justin Lowe, and Kate Valk Moderator: Suzanne Snider This panel takes its cue from Jim Shaw’s interest in religion and belief systems in contemporary American cultural life. It will consider a variety… Read more

Saturday 11/14/15 3PM
Music / Performance

Hall Pass

Exploring the legacies of queer, feminist video production, “Hall Pass” brings together artists Cecilia Dougherty, Cheryl Dunye, and Tara Mateik to discuss their work and influences. The panel will consider past and present strategies for examining… Read more

Friday 11/13/15 7PM
Music / Performance

Temporary Arrangement: Sacha Yanow

The second in our “Temporary Arrangements” series, “Dad Band” is organized by Sacha Yanow. In “Dad Band,” Yanow covers and lip-synchs to some of her father’s favorite music from the 1950s and ’60s (including the Everly Brothers, Roy… Read more

Friday 11/13/15 5PM

Lisa Stone and Natalie Bell in Conversation

Join curator and scholar Lisa Stone and Natalie Bell, Assistant Curator at the New Museum, for a conversation about Barbara Rossi’s practice. Stone has been an ardent admirer of Rossi’s work for decades and is deeply familiar with her creative orbit,… Read more

Thursday 11/12/15 3:30PM

“Outside the Box” Gallery Talks: Dan Nadel on “Jim Shaw: The End is Here”

Organized in conjunction with “Jim Shaw: The End is Here.” Outside the Box offers a roster of gallery-based talks given by a variety of guest speakers over the course of a season. In this series, lecturers with diverse backgrounds and affinities… Read more

Wednesday 11/11/15 6:30PM
Membership Events

Private Curatorial Tour: “Jim Shaw: The End is Here”

Premium Members & Above

Join Margot Norton, Associate Curator, for a private after-hours tour of “Jim Shaw: The End is Here.” Space is limited. RSVP by November 9 to or 212.219.1222 ×234.

Sunday 11/08/15 3PM

“Heed, Dream, Hyper-Connect: Jim Shaw’s Speculative Irrealism”

John C. Welchman will pilot a “guidance device” probing Shaw’s crypto-prophetic journey through institutional (and disorganized) religion, runaway conspiracy theories, unmitigated Americana, identity-malformation, and symbological mayhem. (Porn… Read more

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