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Friday 05/24 1PM

“Admission”: An Elastic City: NYC 1993 Walk

Capacity is limited to fourteen people. Running time: 60 mins Dance artist Michelle Boulé and theater director Niegel Smith invite you to unravel the codes of museum engagement as we feel our way through the New Museum’s “NYC 1993” exhibition.… Read more

Thursday 05/23 6PM-9PM

“Sext Me if You Can” by Karen Finley: Performance and Installation

Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence. “Sext Me if You Can” is an interactive performance installation taking place in the New Museum Lobby in full view of Museum visitors. For this performance, Karen Finley creates a limited edition of paintings… Read more

Saturday 05/18 2PM

A Proposition by Center for Historical Reenactments: After-after Tears

“After-after Tears” explores the political dimensions of institutional suicide through reconsideration of temporality, duration, and history. Reflecting on the platform’s recent death, Gabi Ngcobo (Center for Historical Reenactments [CHR] member… Read more

Saturday 05/11 3PM
Discussions

“What Happened to the Institutional Critique?”: James Meyer and Renée Green in conversation

In the fall of 1993, the art historian James Meyer curated a group show entitled “What Happened to the Institutional Critique?” at American Fine Arts gallery in SoHo. Responding to “the generalization of the political” at the 1993 Whitney Biennial,… Read more

Friday 05/10 7PM

Expanded forms of Reenactment in Queer Performance: Holly Hughes and Cynthia Carr in Conversation

Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence. Contemporary artists like Pauline Boudry, Trajal Harrell, Sharon Hayes, Renate Lorenz, Allison Smith, and Wu Tsang engage expanded forms of re-enactment to destabilize the ways in which narratives of the past… Read more

Friday 05/10 3PM
Membership Events

Tour of the Frieze Art Fair Frieze Projects on Randall’s Island

Contemporary Council Members & Above

Join Cecilia Alemani, curator of the Frieze Projects for a tour of the works commissioned as part of the Frieze Projects program for the prestigious art fair, Frieze New York, held on Randall’s Island. Frieze Projects will feature work by Liz Glynn,… Read more

Thursday 05/09 6PM

“Admission”: An Elastic City: NYC 1993 Walk

Capacity is limited to fourteen people. Running time: 60 mins Dance artist Michelle Boulé and theater director Niegel Smith invite you to unravel the codes of museum engagement as we feel our way through the New Museum’s “NYC 1993” exhibition.… Read more

Wednesday 05/08 7:30PM
Membership Events

Sky Room Film Screening: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel

Standard Members & Above

Enjoy a private screening of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel in the Sky Room with remarks by the director, Lisa Immordino Vreeland. The film covers Diana Vreeland’s fifty-year reign as the “Empress of Fashion” and fashion editor of Harper’s… Read more

Sunday 05/05 3PM

Queer(ing) Performance Pedagogy: Roundtable with Holly Hughes

Free with Museum admission Capacity is limited. To guarantee your attendance, please RSVP here. Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence. What might a radical queer approach to teaching radical queer performance look like today? Participants are… Read more

Saturday 05/04 8PM-10PM

Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC

Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC is an independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the history, culture, and social impact of New York’s summer b-ball scene, the worldwide “Mecca” of the… Read more

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