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Week of 12/09–12/15

New and existing Members are welcome to enjoy croissants and coffee in the Sky Room for an orientation of Member benefits, a tour of the Museum, and a Q&A with a New Museum staff member. Not a Member?… Standard Members & Above Membership Member Orientation
Educators are invited to explore “Come Closer: Art Around the Bowery 1969–1989,” an exhibition curated by Education Associate Ethan Swan that takes the Bowery as subject, site, and center… Tours Free Tour for Educators
Join Jenny Moore, Associate Curator, for a private tour of “Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos” while the Museum is closed to the public. Not a Member? Join now to attend! Deluxe Members & Above Membership Curator-led Tour: “Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos”
Presented in conjunction with Rethinking the Imprint of Judson Dance Theater Fifty Years Later: Movement Research in Residence. Proposal: How does dance, with its mutable input and unfixed traces, inform,… Conversations Movement Research in Residence with Walter Dundervill and Maggie…
“I came down into the Bowery because I saw all this stuff happening with all the artists moving and buying lofts there. I started this place called Hilly’s on the Bowery which was to lead to all… Conversations Parallel Lines: Visual Art, CBGB, and Downtown Nightlife
Pati Hertling explores how the twentieth-century notion of the artist salon carries over into international art practice today. Charting different expressions of the salon in Europe and the US, Hertling… Conversations A Proposition by Pati Hertling: Part One
Hertling convenes a panel with Heather Corcoran of Rhizome, Peter Russo of Triple Canopy, and Dena Yago of Are.na to respond to her question about present-day manifestations of the salon. Panelists will… Conversations A Proposition by Pati Hertling: Part Two
Presented in conjunction with Rethinking the Imprint of Judson Dance Theater Fifty Years Later: Movement Research in Residence. On September 16, Movement Research (MR) solicited questions from the greater… Performances Final Presentations for Rethinking the Imprint of Judson Dance…

Week of 04/07–04/13

For more information, please contact springgala@newmuseum.org. Annual Spring Gala
The first panel of the Museum as Hub conference, “How Do You Feel (About Institutions)?,” lays the groundwork for the discussions that follow by presenting institutions not as ossified, inflexible… Conversations MUSEUM AS HUB CONFERENCE: How Do You Feel (About Institutions)?
The density and interconnectedness of the international art community is generating new mappings of influence and dialogue. This occurs increasingly as artists and institutions choose partners around shared… Conversations MUSEUM AS HUB CONFERENCE: Choosing Your Neighbors
The model of the Museum as Hub took shape in a context where institutions were increasingly finding value in being networked, operating in discrete but interwoven parts, or through affiliations across… Conversations MUSEUM AS HUB CONFERENCE: Networked Institutions/Institutionalized…
Recent critical discourse has generated a proliferation of terms to designate contemporary practice: “the pedagogical turn,” “the discursive turn,” “the social turn,” “the participatory turn,”… Conversations MUSEUM AS HUB CONFERENCE: Institutions After Art
Sister Spit is a literary performance cabaret featuring novelists, memoirists, Magic Marker artists, poets, torch song singers, performance artists, and others who use their work to tell radical stories… Sister Spit: 2013 New York City Tour

Week of 04/28–05/04

Online sales have closed, but Conference tickets will be available for purchase at the door at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. The Conference is dedicated to the exploration of Untapped Capital. It will… Conversations IDEAS CITY Festival: Conference
Online sales have closed, but Conference tickets will be available for purchase at the door at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. The Conference is dedicated to the exploration of Untapped Capital. It will… Conversations IDEAS CITY Festival: Conference and Projects
The Old School is transformed into an educational hive for animated discussion and problem solving. IDEAS CITY and partners present a diverse lineup of workshops that explore Untapped Capital, such as… IDEAS CITY Festival: Workshops and Projects
Free with Museum admission Capacity is limited. To guarantee your attendance, please RSVP here. Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence. Karen Finley investigates artists’ strategies for thinking… The Money Shot: Roundtable with Karen Finley
Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence and Performing Beyond Funding Limits. The NEA 4, in collaboration with four curators who supported their work during the culture wars of the ’90s, were asked… Performances Performance Beyond the Limits: Short Works
Artists, architects, poets, technologists, historians, community activists, entrepreneurs, and ecologists share their ideas of Untapped Capital and invite participants to actively shape their city. The… IDEAS CITY Festival: StreetFest and Projects
Join New Museum educators for a special First Saturdays for Families in collaboration with the 2013 IDEAS CITY Festival, a biennial festival created to explore the city and to effect change. Explore the… Teen and Family Programs First Saturdays for Families: Our Bowery
The Reanimator Lab, presented by Rhizome.org, is a community-sourced, hand-drawn animated GIF factory where you can make collaborative animations with your friends. Found, short-looping animations are… Rhizome Presents: The Reanimator Lab
With support from the New Museum Education Department, Elastic City has launched the pilot of Willing Participant (willingparticipant.org). On Sunday April 28 from 12–4 p.m., the public was invited to… Conversations Elastic City: Willing Participant
Capacity is limited. To guarantee your attendance, please RSVP here. Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence and Performing Beyond Funding Limits. The NEA 4, in collaboration with four curators who… Performances Performing Beyond Funding Limits: Final Presentations
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… Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC
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… Queer(ing) Performance Pedagogy: Roundtable with Holly Hughes

Week of 05/05–05/11

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… Standard Members & Above Membership Sky Room Film Screening: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel
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… Conversations “Admission”: An Elastic City: NYC 1993 Walk
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.… Contemporary Council Members & Above Membership Tour of the Frieze Art Fair Frieze Projects on Randall’s Island
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… Expanded forms of Reenactment in Queer Performance: Holly Hughes…
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… Conversations “What Happened to the Institutional Critique?”: James Meyer…

Week of 05/19–05/25

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,… “Sext Me if You Can” by Karen Finley: Performance and Installation
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… Conversations “Admission”: An Elastic City: NYC 1993 Walk
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,… “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,… “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,… “Sext Me if You Can” by Karen Finley: Performance and Installation

Week of 06/16–06/22

Join the artists and curators of the exhibition before it opens to the public at a private reception and viewing. Producers Council Members & Above Membership Curatorial Walk-through of Llyn Foulkes and Ellen Gallagher
Join the artists and curators of the exhibition before it opens to the public at a private reception and viewing. Premium Members & Above Membership VIP Preview of Llyn Foulkes and Ellen Gallagher
Join the artists and curators of the exhibition before it opens to the public at a private reception and viewing. Deluxe Members & Above Membership Opening Reception for Llyn Foulkes and Ellen Gallagher
Presented as part of NEA 4 in Residence. John Fleck’s Blessed Are All the Little Snowballs in Hell frankensteins together his infamously defunded work Blessed Are All the Little Fishes (1989) and its… John Fleck in Residence: Blessed Are All the Little Snowballs…
Johannesburg has been described as an “elusive metropolis.” Yet for many of its current denizens, elusiveness has given way to “occupation”—the unauthorized use and habitation of spaces that… Conversations “Translation / translocation: Johannesburg and the Impossibility…
During public Museum hours on Sunday June 23, Donna Kukama, artist and member of the Johannesburg-based platform Center for Historical Reenactments (CHR), will enact a series of performances that explore… Conversations If the past were to be postponed into the future, would this…

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