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Week of 06/16/2013–06/22/2013

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…
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…
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…
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
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. Producers Council Members & Above Membership Curatorial Walk-through of Llyn Foulkes and Ellen Gallagher

Week of 05/19/2013–05/25/2013

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
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

Week of 05/05/2013–05/11/2013

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…
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…
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
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
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

Week of 04/28/2013–05/04/2013

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Week of 04/07/2013–04/13/2013

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
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
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…
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 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)?

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