Past Events

Sunday 03/10 3PM

Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present: A Roundtable Discussion

One of the great challenges for anyone engaged with contemporary art is how to make sense of its immediate prehistory and implications. The recently published anthology Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present (edited by Alexander Dumbadze and Suzanne Hudson,… Read more

Saturday 03/09 3PM

Virtual Explorer: A talk with Jon Rafman

In conjunction with a presentation of his new film Remember Carthage (co-created by Rosa Aiello) through the New Museum’s First Look, artist Jon Rafman will give an overview of his work in moving image as well as sculpture and photography. Remember… Read more

Friday 03/08 7PM

The Internet Before the Web: Preserving Early Networked Cultures

’93 is marked as a significant year in the web with the launch of the image-based Mosaic browser. Yet in 1993, pre-www technologies still reigned supreme. Bulletin Board System (BBS), email, and usenet groups offered a largely text-based communication… Read more

Saturday 03/02 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: What’s in a Portrait?

Oftentimes we think of a portrait as a picture of ourselves or our family or friends. But a portrait can also be a sculpture, the mark our body leaves behind, words on a paper, or even a simple drawing. Through portraits, we can share who we want to be… Read more

Friday 03/01 7PM
Music / Performance

NYC 1993: Potty Mouth + Aye Nako

Organized in conjunction with the exhibition “NYC 1993,” this program presents two bands that take inspiration from the bands and discussions of the 1990s, while demonstrating the continued importance and complexity of these ideas. Potty Mouth play… Read more

Wednesday 02/27 7PM-10PM
Membership Events

Members ’90s Party

Standard Members & Above

Join fellow Members and VIPs for a private ’90s party and viewing of 1993. Be sure to wear your best plaid shirt and scrunchie! RSVP to 212.219.1222 ×234 or

Saturday 02/23 3PM

“do it”: Hans Ulrich Obrist and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation, moderated by Kate Fowle

This event is sold out. In 1993, Hans Ulrich Obrist started “do it,” an exhibition in progress that is now twenty years old. This conversation will explore the project’s beginnings, its iterations, and its repercussions in the context of the cultural… Read more

Friday 02/22 7PM
Music / Performance

NYC 1993: An Evening with Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia

This event is sold out. Widely regarded as the best hip hop radio program of all time, the Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show broadcast from Columbia University every Thursday night from 1990–1998. Cohosts Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia operated… Read more

Wednesday 02/20 6:30PM-7:30PM
Membership Events

Curator-led Tour: “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star”

Premium Members & Above

Join Margot Norton, Assistant Curator, for a private tour of the exhibition while the Museum is closed to the public. Space is limited. RSVP to 212.219.1222 ×234 or

Saturday 02/16 2PM-3:30PM

A Proposition by Ajay Kurian: The Persistence of Gardens—Nuclear, Digital, and Otherwise

Ajay Kurian will present a Proposition that suggests “the garden” as a new metaphor for time and space. Kurian is an artist and curator who has run the itinerant project “Gresham’s Ghost” since 2008. “The Persistence of Gardens—Nuclear,… Read more

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