Past Events

Saturday 11/02/13 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: Chris Burden: How to Build a Bridge

“Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” is an expansive presentation of Chris Burden’s work that is the artist’s first New York survey and first major exhibition in the US in over twenty-five years. Over the past decade, Burden has produced a number… Read more

Thursday 10/31/13 7PM

Interdisciplinary Dialogues: Synergy Between Creative Forces

Presented in conjunction with “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures.” For this panel, Gensler has invited five creative professionals from diverse fields—including design, engineering, sound, and art handling—to discuss their processes and how they… Read more

Wednesday 10/30/13 7:30PM-10PM
Membership Events

Annual Halloween Party

Standard Members & Above

Costumed revelers take over the New Museum at the Annual Halloween Party. Prizes for the most creatively dressed! Cocktails and music for all! This event is for New Museum Members. If you are not a member and would like to attend, you may purchase a… Read more

Friday 10/25/13 7PM


IDEAS CITY: São Paulo is the second IDEAS CITY Global Conference. It is organized by the New Museum in partnership with Sesc and takes place at Sesc Pompeia from October 25–27, simultaneously with the X São Paulo Architecture Biennial. IDEAS CITY… Read more

Thursday 10/24/13 8PM
Music / Performance

Sky Room Concert with Jeff Kolar and Jennifer Monson

Programmed in conjunction with “Performance Archiving Performance,” a presentation of works that engage archive as medium, on view in the Fifth Floor Resource Center from November 6, 2013–January 12, 2014. Accompanying an improvised performance… Read more

Saturday 10/12/13 3PM

Vernacular Criticism

Writer and critic Brian Droitcour presents “Vernacular Criticism,” a talk that looks to writing about art outside the established channels of professional media as a potential source of ideas for reinvigorating critical writing. Drawing on… Read more

Friday 10/11/13 4PM

Archives Week: “XFR STN” at the New Museum

The event is free to the general public. Space is limited. Please RSVP to Over an eight-week period this summer, the New Museum presented XFR STN (Transfer Station), an exhibition and media archiving project that provided migration… Read more

Monday 10/07/13 6:30PM-8PM
Membership Events

Collection Visit: John L. Thomson

Contemporary Council Members & Above

Join Margot Norton, Assistant Curator, for a private collection visit with John L. Thomson. Thomson’s collection focuses on late-modern and contemporary art. RSVP by September 23 to Clare Quinlan at or 212.219.1222 ×270.

Saturday 10/05/13 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: Chris Burden: Building with a Boat

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Chris Burden’s Ghost Ship on the New Museum! Discover the artwork of one of the most important American artists to emerge since the 1970s in “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures.” Explore the exhibition with… Read more

Friday 10/04/13 7PM
Music / Performance

Ann Hirsch: Playground

Commissioned and presented by Rhizome Ann Hirsch’s Playground is a two-person performance loosely based on the cyber-sexual escapades of the artist’s adolescent self. Set in a fictionalized AOL chat room called Twelve in the late 1990s, the… Read more

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