New Museum Events events at the New Museum.en-us“Private Curatorial Tour of “Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden” and “Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld”<p>Enjoy a walkthrough of the exhibitions while the Museum is closed to the public. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Wed, 24 Jun 2015 18:30:00 -0400Chelsea Knight: _Fall to Earth_, Chapter 5 — “Silence” (Live Event with Christine Sun Kim)<p>Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>“This chapter depicts and performs an active oscillation between different conceptions of silence. Silence means many things depending on the context and placement. Silence is used in this live media performance as an agent of disappearance and a gesture of political protest. It is a voice and presenc...</p>Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400Art Basel VIP Passes<p>The New Museum is pleased to offer its Council Members <span class="caps">VIP</span> passes to Art Basel in Switzerland. Art Basel is the world’s premier international art show for modern and contemporary work and features nearly three hundred leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Contact or 212.219.1222 &#215;270 for more information.</p>Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:00:00 -0400New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collections of Ideas around SPECULATION<p>On Sunday June 14, the participants of New Museum Seminars: Collections of Ideas will host a public program featuring media theorist Orit Halpern, writer and designer Edward Keller, and the sci-fi collective Metropolarity , growing out of the group’s twelve-week-long investigation into the Spring 2015 R&D Season’s thematic, <span class="caps">SPECULATION</span>.</p><p>The Seminars operate as a peer-led initiative, gathering ap...</p>Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400Opening Reception of "Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden"<p>See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only.</p>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:00:00 -0400VIP Preview of “Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden”<p>See the exhibition before it opens to the public. By invitation only.</p>Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:00:00 -0400Chelsea Knight: _Fall to Earth_, Chapter 4 — “Violence” (Live Event with Nick Hallett)<p>Presented as part of “Chelsea Knight: <em>Fall to Earth</em>,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>“Two singers perform a duet…[their voices] oscillating between conflict and harmony. Microtonal diversions from a single pitch shared between their voices result in interference patterns known as acoustic beats. Two bodies struggle to achieve unison, even while every shift in the physical and sonic la...</p>Sun, 07 Jun 2015 13:00:00 -0400First Saturday for Families: Science Fair<p>Join the New Museum at the “Science Fair” for an interactive family showcase and demonstration of projects from <span class="caps">NEW</span> <span class="caps">INC</span>, the New Museum’s incubator for practices at the intersection of science, art, and technology. As part of this event, create animations for Disco Dog, the world’s first smartphone-controlled <span class="caps">LED</span> dog vest designed by creative lab PARTY; make music by licking popsicles in PopSta...</p>Sat, 06 Jun 2015 10:00:00 -0400Professional Development for Teachers<p>Join artist <strong>Constantina Zavitsanos</strong> and New Museum staff on Thursday June 4 for a professional development seminar for high school teachers that will address topics broached during Zavitsanos’s Research & Development artist residency.</p><p><strong>Zavitsanos</strong> works with sculpture, performance, text, and sound. Her art deals with issues of debt and dependency, and investigates how intimate economies and fugitiv...</p>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:30:00 -0400IDEAS CITY: Saturday Schedule<p>The third and final day of the Festival will transform the streetscape into a temporary city of ideas, redefining public space and architecture. One hundred cultural and community groups will come together to share their ideas through hands-on workshops, performances, tours, and exhibitions.</p><p>See All Saturday Events <span class="symbols">R</span></p><p><strong>About <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> CITY</strong><br /><span class="caps">IDEAS</span> CITY is a major collaborative initiative between hundreds ...</p>Sat, 30 May 2015 09:00:00 -0400A Performative Conference in Nine Acts<p>Guests are welcome to come and go at any time. Tickets and seating are available on a first-come, first-served basis, as capacity allows. Start times are approximate. There will be three intermissions. Tickets are $20.</p><p>On its second day, <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> <span class="caps">CITY</span> will set out to upend the accepted definition of the conference. In A Performative Conference in Nine Acts, the invisible undercurrents of urban life...</p>Fri, 29 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400IDEAS CITY: Friday Schedule<p>The second day of the Festival will animate a basilica and a gym with dance battles, poetry slams, urban-design pitches, sound and video environments, hot-air balloons, games, and mobile art spaces. It’ll be a whirlwind of engagement and provocation that illuminates the invisible forces in our cities. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to attend <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> <span class="caps">CITY</span> Keynote. Purchase a ticket to attend the A Performative Conference i...</p>Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:00 -0400The Honorable Julián Castro: IDEAS CITY Keynote<p><strong>The Honorable Julián Castro</strong> <br />Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development<br />As three-term mayor of San Antonio, Julián Castro was known for innovative governance. His “Decade of Downtown” program campaigned for new investments in San Antonio’s city center and older communities and brought in $350 million of private sector money, generating more than 2,400 housing units. In 2010...</p>Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:00 -0400Svante Myrick, Kurt Andersen, and others: Mayoral Panel: Finding The Invisible City<p>Part of the <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> <span class="caps">CITY</span> Conference Pass</p><p>Watch the event on the New Museum’s Livestream.</p><p>Can policymaking be a form of design? The mayors of Houston, Ithaca, and San Juan will debate the challenges and unprecedented opportunities facing the urban realm today.</p><p><strong>Annise Parker; Houston, Texas</strong><br />Annise Parker has been elected Houston Mayor three times, serving since 2010, and is one of only two women to hol...</p>Thu, 28 May 2015 18:15:00 -0400IDEAS CITY: Thursday Schedule<p>The first day of the Festival will comprise a series of talks, panels, and discussions at Cooper Union. Speakers will include some of the world’s most forward-thinking visionaries who, together, will discuss key civic issues, propose solutions, and formulate action for the city of tomorrow. Purchase a Conference Pass, including the Mayoral Panel, or tickets to the Mayoral Panel only.</p><p>See All Thu...</p>Thu, 28 May 2015 09:30:00 -0400IDEAS CITY Conference<p>This year’s <span class="caps">IDEAS</span> <span class="caps">CITY</span> Festival will take place May 28–30 and centers on the theme of The Invisible City. Dozens of artists, one hundred organizations, and tens of thousands of visitors will come together to explore questions of transparency and surveillance, citizenship and representation, expression and suppression, participation and dissent, and the enduring quest for visibility in the city....</p>Thu, 28 May 2015 09:30:00 -0400_Realism Materialism Art_ Book Launch<p>Presented in conjunction with R&D Season: <span class="caps">SPECULATION</span>.</p><p>Celebrate the launch of <em>Realism Materialism Art</em>, an anthology of essays and artist projects published by the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, in conjunction with Sternberg Press. Combining theoretical presentations with artistic interventions, the event will feature artists Diann Bauer and R. Lyon with curators Mohammad Salemy an...</p>Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400Private Tour of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art<p>Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and the exhibition “China: Through the Looking Glass” with the Met’s Andrew Bolton, Curator, and Sarah Scaturro, Head Conservator. Space is extremely limited, and attendance will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to or 212.219.1222 &#215;...</p>Wed, 20 May 2015 09:00:00 -0400“Deferment & Late Arrivals”: Screening and Discussion with Soyoung Yoon and Caroline Key<p>Presented as part of “Constantina Zavitsanos: <span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US,” a project of the R&D Season: SPECULATION.</p><p>Constantina Zavitsanos’s residency “<span class="caps">THIS</span> <span class="caps">COULD</span> BE US” includes a series of research-driven programs organized around speculative concepts of planning, contingency, and care. Not only is care one of the primary sources of surplus value within capitalism, as feminists have argued, it is criti...</p>Sat, 16 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400A Forum on the Born-Digital Art Institution<p>Much has been written about how museums, galleries, and other traditional memory institutions can extend their reach online. But what can an institution become when it is organized with the network at its core? This forum will feature curators, programmers, and critics in conversation to inaugurate a significant research thread on the nature of the &#8220;born-digital institution&#8221; as Rhizome approach...</p>Fri, 15 May 2015 19:00:00 -0400