Past Events

Saturday 09/14/13 3PM

ICI Presents Terry Smith and Paul O’Neill

Author and art historian Terry Smith will be in conversation with Paul O’Neill, author of The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) (2012) and Director of the Graduate Program, Center for Curatorial Studies, at Bard College. Having… Read more

Thursday 09/12/13 7PM-9PM
Membership Events

Annual Fall Council Cocktail

Contemporary Council Members & Above

Council Members are invited to cocktails and lively conversation with the New Museum curatorial team at the home of New Museum Trustee Catherine Orentreich. Learn more about current and upcoming exhibitions and programming at the Museum and meet your… Read more

Wednesday 09/11/13 8PM
Membership Events

Film Screening: Bill Cunningham New York

Standard Members & Above

In the spirit of New York Fashion Week, we present a Sky Room screening of Bill Cunningham New York, a 2010 documentary directed by Richard Press about the celebrated Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist chronicling fashion trends and high-society charity… Read more

Tuesday 09/10/13 7PM
Membership Events

Studio Visit: Barbara Nessim

Premium Members & Above

Join Margot Norton, Associate Curator, at the West Village studio of Barbara Nessim, whose work was featured in a retrospective at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London earlier this year. Nessim was one of the first artists to seriously pursue digital… Read more

Saturday 09/07/13 3PM

Born Digital: Conservation in the Computer Age

This panel brings together artists and leading figures in the digital preservation field for a discussion on the theory and practice of preserving the fragile cultural artifacts and artworks of the computer age. Participants include digital humanities… Read more

Saturday 09/07/13 1PM

Always Already Obsolete: Considering the convergence of analog and digital media

Beyond media specificity, what happens after videotape has been absorbed into a new medium—and what are the implications of these continuing shifts in format for how we understand access and preservation? This panel considers forms of preservation that… Read more

Saturday 09/07/13 10AM-12PM
Family Programs

First Saturdays for Families: What’s an archive?

What is an archive? Is it a collection? Is it an object? Or a place? Is it always made up of old stuff? Is it only important things? Who decides what goes into it? Discover the possibilities of what an archive can be through conversations and family… Read more

Thursday 09/05/13 7:30PM-8:15PM
Film / Video


New York–based web and broadcast program E.S.P. TV will shoot an episode in “XFR STN” at the New Museum, Thursday September 5, 7:30–8:15 p.m. Special guest Diamond Terrifier will perform with live green-screen manipulation in response to the exhibition… Read more

Thursday 09/05/13 7PM
Film / Video

Coleen Fitzgibbon & Andrea Callard, Colab TV

Colab members Andrea Callard and Coleen Fitzgibbon will share clips from Potato Wolf, All Color News, and Red Curtain, as well as offer their perspective on what social television-making had to say at the time, why it is important to look at it again,… Read more

Thursday 08/29/13 7PM
Film / Video

Naked Eye Cinema Night

Members of the Naked Eye Cinema group will present a selection of their films from the MWF Video Club collection, including Corrective Measures (Peter Cramer, 1986), Nocturnes (Peter Cramer & Leslie Lowe, 1987), Brains by Revlon (Jack Waters, 1986), and… Read more

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