Past Events

Friday 05/18/12 7PM
Film / Video

Dynasty Handbag: Eternal Quadrangle (world premiere screening)

The New Museum presents the world premiere of a new video work by Jibz Cameron, starring her alter ego Dynasty Handbag. A very special postmodern, post-performance performance of a Q&A and Awards Ceremony follows. Eternal Quadrangle This latest green… Read more

Saturday 05/19/12 3PM

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

Thursday 05/24/12 7PM
New Media

Constant Dullaart: Premiere of Terms of Service

During this event, Constant Dullaart (b. 1979, the Netherlands) will release a new series of works as a response to new Terms of Service conditions of several internet services. Publicly interacting with manipulated versions of previously existing, online… Read more

Wednesday 05/30/12 7PM

Visionaries Series: Maya Lin

Maya Lin has been selected as this year’s featured Visionary. The Visionaries Series at the New Museum, supported by the Stuart Regen Visionaries Fund, honors leading international thinkers in the fields of art, architecture, design, and related disciplines… Read more

Thursday 05/31/12 10PM-12AM

Todd Shalom and Juan Betancurth: Sketchy Walk

For “Sketchy Walk” participants will meet at a historic and still-active cruising point on the Bowery. They will singly explore both anachronistic and current urban symbols and rituals that facilitate sexual encounters. Betancurth and Shalom will… Read more

Saturday 06/02/12 3PM

newARTtheatre: Panel #3

Co-presented with PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art (MIT Press). John Jesurun, Joe Scanlan, Michael Smith, and Elisabeth Subrin join moderator Paul David Young in conversation. In a startling turn in the visual arts, which once used the word “theater”… Read more

Thursday 06/07/12 9:30AM-3PM

G:Class Professional Development Seminar for Teachers

Join New Museum staff on Thursday June 7, 2012, for a professional development seminar for high school teachers including a morning gallery tour and lecture on the exhibition “Ellen Altfest: Head and Plant” with New Museum Associate Curator Jenny… Read more

Thursday 06/07/12 7:30PM

Jeannine Tang and Reina Gossett with Eric Stanley and Chris Vargas: Love Revolution, Not State Collusion

As transgender issues, artists, and theory have received greater recognition in contemporary art discourses and institutions since the 2000s, activist Reina Gossett and art historian Jeannine Tang will discuss the role of art and artists in recent movement… Read more

Friday 06/15/12 6:30PM


Teens! On Friday June 15, take a break from Regents week at the New Museum. Grab your friends and come for an evening of live music, gallery conversations, button-making, and other hands-on activities during the first ever Teen Night at the New Museum.… Read more

Thursday 06/21/12 7:30PM

Against Equality: Don’t Ask to Fight Their Wars

New York launch of Against Equality’s second anthology, Don’t Ask to Fight Their Wars, and Disastrous Inclusion: Critical Reflections on the Legacy of DADT, the Spring 2012 issue of We Who Feel Differently Journal, featuring a reception and… Read more

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