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Week of 01/25–01/31

As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Beth Gill
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Zena Bibler,…
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Belinda…
This event is sold out. You may add your name to the standby list in person only, beginning at 6 p.m. on the day of the event. Please note: There is no guarantee that additional tickets will be made available.… Conversations Fred Moten on Chris Ofili: Bluets, Black + Blue, In Lovely Blue
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Ethan Cowan
Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY. An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised… Performances “AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Benjamin Kimitch…

Week of 02/01–02/07

As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Jen Rosenblit:…
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Jessie Gold
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Lorene Bouboushian
Join Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director, New Museum curators, and artist friends for an annual luncheon at the midtown restaurant Michael’s. RSVP by Wednesday… Producers Council Members & Above Membership Producers Council Luncheon with the Director
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Diana Crum
“Open Pole” began a series of pole-dancing classes and practice sessions that took place in the Fifth Floor Gallery as part of Gerard & Kelly’s research for “P.O.L.E. (People, Objects, Language,… Performances Open Pole
Join us for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience,” on view from February 25 through May 24, 2015. A signature initiative of the New… Teen and Family Programs First Saturday for Families: Surroundings
On Saturday February 7, the participants of New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collections of Ideas will host a multipart public program featuring Jmy James Kidd, growing out of the group’s twelve-week-long… Performances New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collections of Ideas around…
Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY. An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised… Performances “AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Jessica Cook (invited…

Week of 02/08–02/14

As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Aretha Aoki
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Ni’Ja…
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Colin Stilwell
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Julie Goldberg
“Open Pole” began a series of pole-dancing classes and practice sessions that took place in the Fifth Floor Gallery as part of Gerard & Kelly’s research for “P.O.L.E. (People, Objects, Language,… Performances Open Pole
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Wendell…
Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY. An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised… Performances “AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Sable Elyse Smith
As part of New Museum R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY, CLASSCLASSCLASS has organized PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE, a series of fifteen artist-led classes open to adult dancers and non-dancers from the general public.… Performances CLASSCLASSCLASS: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE with Maria Bauman…
Presented as part of “AUNTSforcamera” and R&D Season: CHOREOGRAPHY. An important interactive component of the installation of “AUNTSforcamera” at the New Museum includes a series of nine artist-devised… Performances “AUNTSforcamera” Artist-Devised Tour with Ben Van Buren (invited…

Week of 02/22–02/28

See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only. Producers Council Members & Above Membership Curator-led Tour of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”
See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only. Premium Members & Above Membership VIP Preview of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”
See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only. Deluxe Members & Above Membership Opening Reception of the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience”
For this event, Onejoon CHE will present his new three-channel documentary Mansudae Master Class (2015), which continues the artist’s previous explorations of links between military and economic geopolitics… Screenings Premiere of Mansudae Master Class: Screening and Talk with Onejoon…
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the… Performances Premiere of DISCOTROPIC by niv Acosta
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Reflecting the artist’s interest in the… Performances Premiere of DISCOTROPIC by niv Acosta
Writer Kimberly R. Drew will give a talk on the historical and theoretical background of niv Acosta’s new work DISCOTROPIC (2015). niv Acosta and his cast—Monstah Black, Alexandro Segade, and Andrew… Conversations Lecture by niv Acosta
This event provides a broader view of the artistic practice of Shelly Nadashi. In the Triennial, Nadashi presents the installation A Good Bowl of Soup (2013), which features two puppets and a painting… Screenings Screening and Reading by Shelly Nadashi
Basim Magdy’s work encompasses drawing, painting, installation, film, and slide projection, which dynamically pair a sobering critique of reality with imaginative speculation. He filters a preoccupation… Screenings Screening and Talk with Basim Magdy
For the first event in a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken) (2015)—an installation by the artist collective DIS—artist and comedian Casey Jane Ellison will interview… Performances DIS Whet Talks: Casey Jane Ellison on Female-Focused Artist Interviews
The work of poet Steve Roggenbuck explores, in his own words, “the new forms that poetry, humor, and spirituality might take on the internet.” Presenting and distributing his work almost exclusively… Performances Launch of Steve Roggenbuck’s New Collection
For this panel, participating artists Nadim Abbas, Josh Kline, and Daniel Steegmann Mangrané will discuss how their works address a topic that the Triennial takes as its metaphorical point of departure:… Panel: On Being Surrounded
The collaborative Exterritory (Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela) was founded in 2009 in response to the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Employing the concept of “exterritoriality,” which… Screenings Exploring the Blind Spots of Secrecy, Censorship, and National…
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s talk, titled “Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself,” will address the ways in which our right to silence can be preserved in what the artist calls “today’s All-Hearing… Conversations Lawrence Abu Hamdan on Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself

Week of 03/01–03/07

Brian Droitcour, editor of The Animated Reader, a poetry collection published as part of the Triennial, will discuss those ideas about digital media, identity, and translation in contemporary poetry that… Conversations Liquid Poetry with Brian Droitcour
For Fitness Guide (2011), featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins… Performances Fitness Guide by Geumhyung Jeong
Join us from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Sky Room for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience,” on view from February 25 to May 24, 2015. A signature initiative… Teen and Family Programs First Saturday for Families: Place and Space
This daylong symposium questions how the legacy of identity politics might be reconsidered in light of our present culture, where making oneself visible is de rigueur and yet can also carry threatening… Conversations Symposium: VISIBLE/INVISIBLE
As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken) (2015)—an installation by the artist collective DIS—Chus Martínez, curator and Head of the Institute of Art at… Performances DIS Whet Talks: Chus Martínez on the Metabolic Era
For Fitness Guide (2011), featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins… Performances Fitness Guide Performance by Geumhyung Jeong
For Fitness Guide (2011), featured in the Triennial, Geumhyung Jeong modified a series of exercise machines, readjusting key parts and activating them in a durational performance. The performance begins… Performances Fitness Guide Performance by Geumhyung Jeong

Week of 03/22–03/28

Celebrate the 2015 Triennial with fellow Museum supporters by sipping cocktails in the Sky Room and enjoying a private viewing of the exhibition. By invitation only. To learn more about Membership at… Standard Members & Above Membership 2015 Triennial Members Party
Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “THIS COULD BE US” includes a series of research-driven… Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “Still Life,…
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval… Performances Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth, Chapter 2 — “Blasphemy”…
As part of a series of talks and performances that will take place at The Island (Ken)—an installation by artist-collective DIS—Sara Watson will present a talk titled “Data is the new____” that… Conversations DIS Whet Talks: Sara Watson on Data is the new ____
Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “THIS COULD BE US” includes a series of research-driven… Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur: “Vanitas,…

Week of 04/12–04/18

Join us in the Sky Room for croissants, coffee, and a Q&A session with a Museum staff member to learn about behind-the-scenes happenings and receive an overview of your Member benefits. Afterward, enjoy… Standard Members & Above Membership Membership Orientation
This event marks the launch of a new online restoration of three pioneering feminist video games. In the mid-1990s, Theresa Duncan created Chop Suey (1995), Smarty (1996), and Zero Zero (1997), three… Conversations The Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs
Join us for breakfast and a private tour of UOVO, real-estate magnate Steven Guttman’s new $70 million, 280,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art storage facility in Long Island City. Have an exclusive look… Contemporary Council Members & Above Membership Private Tour of UOVO
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Please note: Entry to this event is permitted during breaks between intervals of shooting. Each interval… Performances Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth, Chapter 3 — “Resistance”…
In conjunction with the Triennial, the New Museum and McNally Jackson copublished The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience, an anthology of poetry edited by writer Brian Droitcour. Featuring works,… Conversations Launch of The Animated Reader: Poetry of Surround Audience

Week of 04/26–05/02

Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a visit with artist Jack Early at his Brooklyn studio. Early is known for exploring American identity, working with a Pop vocabulary and combining… Deluxe Members & Above Membership Studio Visit: Jack Early
Join New Museum educators on May 2 for a special First Saturdays for Families leading up to the 2015 IDEAS CITY Festival, which will take place the weekend of May 28–30. This biennial initiative considers… Teen and Family Programs First Saturdays For Families: Talking Streets
Presented by Rhizome, the Seven on Seven conference pairs seven leading artists with seven luminary technologists, and challenges them to make something new together—be it an application, an artwork,… Conversations Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decay
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decay
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 2 Rhythmic Decay
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonic
In his new performance DISCOTROPIC (2015), niv Acosta explores the relationship between science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and the black American experience. Conceived as a “living graphic novel,… Performances DISCOTROPIC: Ep. 3 Sonic
Join Carlos Motta to celebrate the launch of “Gender Talents,” a web-based project by Motta that engages movements and discourses for gender self-determination within trans and intersex communities… Conversations “Gender Talents” launch with Carlos Motta and guests
Titled Timeless Alex (2015), Eduardo Navarro’s newly commissioned work for the 2015 Triennial: “Surround Audience” departs from the conditions of experience determined by the human body to consider… Performances Eduardo Navarro

Week of 05/03–05/09

Join Karen Wong, Deputy Director, at the new global headquarters of Kickstarter for a lively discussion about urbanism, sustainability and New York City with Joseph Grima, Director of the New Museum’s… Producers Council Members & Above Membership State of the Art Discussion: Architect Bjarke Ingels and Director…
Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: THIS COULD BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. This event will be Livestreamed and amplified for online viewers to run speech-to-text dictation.… Conversations Speculative Planning Session with Denise Ferreira da Silva, Rizvana…
At this performance, writer Alexander Provan will tell of a typical “expert listener” undergoing a test meant to refine the compression algorithms that underlie all digital media. He will place the… Conversations Alexander Provan presents Reality Formatting
Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: Fall to Earth,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION. Further elaborating her research as part of the R&D Season: SPECULATION, Chelsea Knight has organized… Screenings “Screening the Speculative” with Melika Bass, Jen Liu, and…
In this talk, writer McKenzie Wark will explore “how a new kitchen or bathroom became the outer limits of imagining the good life.” He observes: “Once upon a time, people aspired to build, if not… Conversations DIS Whet Talks: McKenzie Wark on “Renotopia”
“We All Hung Out” is a panel discussion with David Diao, Mary Heilmann, and Billy Sullivan, moderated by Ethan Swan, editor of the New Museum publication Bowery Artist Tribute. “Living in Chatham… Conversations “We All Hung Out”: Artists and Community on the Bowery

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