New Museum Events events at the New Museum.en-us“These things called exhibitions”<p>On Saturday April 19, the New Museum will hold a one-day symposium on exhibitions organized by artists, with a particular focus on the exhibition as material, rather than a collection of disparate objects. We will consider a variety of structural mechanisms used by artists to render and organize space, time, and agents in experimental ways, examining occasions where the unique substance of an e...</p>Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400Studio Visit: Trevor Paglen<p>Join Richard Flood, Director of Special Projects & Curator at Large, for a visit to the Tribeca studio of artist Trevor Paglen. Paglen’s work deliberately blurs lines between science, contemporary art, journalism, and other disciplines to construct unfamiliar, yet meticulously researched ways to see and interpret the world around us. Recently, he has photographed the <span class="caps">CIA</span> and the <span class="caps">NSA</span> to document...</p>Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:30:00 -0400Whose Terms? New Perspectives on Social Practice<p>The impulse to work beyond art’s immediately recognizable spheres and magnify its relational aspects marks a distinct and important approach within contemporary art. This symposium, taking place on Saturday April 12, will focus on key terms that have come to define social practice over the last two or more decades, in addition to more speculative terms, with a view to critically considering the...</p>Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400Outside the Box Gallery Talk: Ana Janevski on “Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”<p>Join Ana Janevski on Friday April 11, at 3 p.m., for a gallery-based talk in conjunction with &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”. Drawing on her experiences collaborating with Althamer in Warsaw, Janevski will discuss the artist’s sculptures, with particular focus on <em>Guma</em> . <em>Guma</em>, created in collaboration with a group of local children and caregivers from the North Praga Pedagogy and Social Animati...</p>Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400Inside Design: Explorers Club<p>Since its inception in 1904, the Explorers Club has served as a meeting point and unifying force for explorers and scientists worldwide. Located on the Upper East Side, the Club’s beautiful interiors, steeped in history, are a reflection of its mission. New Museum Members enjoy a private tour led by the club’s director, Will Roseman, and are invited to remain for a wine reception and lecture. <span class="caps">R...</span></p>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0400Plotting Movements: Laura Kurgan and Naeem Mohaiemen on the Politics of Space<p>In the early ’90s, curators at the New Museum organized three related exhibitions that critically examined the rhetoric of colonial expansion and conquest. Developed under the working title “Occupied Territory,” these exhibitions&mdash; &ldquo;In Transit,&rdquo; &ldquo;The Final Frontier,&rdquo; and &ldquo;Trade Routes&rdquo; &mdash;invited artists to respond to questions surrounding globalization’s social, economic, cultural, and intellectu...</p>Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400Sister Spit: 2014 New York City Tour<p>Sister Spit was established in San Francisco in the early 1990s as a weekly all-female open-mic series, cofounded by Michelle Tea and Sini Anderson. The duo launched the first Sister Spit national tour in 1997: two vans chock-full with cutting-edge dyke female writers and performers. Since its inception, Sister Spit has crossed the country many times and re-emerged in 2007 as Sister Spit – Next...</p>Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400First Saturdays For Families: Paweł Althamer’s _Draftsmen’s Congress_<p>Join us for a special workshop centered on Paweł Althamer’s Draftsmen’s Congress, part of the exhibition &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., contribute to this massive installation in the New Museum’s Fourth Floor gallery by drawing, tracing, painting, sketching, and having fun. New Museum educators will also offer family friendly tours of current exhibitions during the tw...</p>Sat, 05 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0400Teen Night<p>On Friday April 4, explore contemporary art at the New Museum during an evening exclusively for teens! Grab your friends and come for live music, online and <span class="caps">IRL</span> art-making, and teen-led gallery conversations. Experience the exhibition &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors” and participate by drawing and painting on the gallery walls in the interactive installation Draftsmen’s Congress. Artist Paweł Al...</p>Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:30:00 -0400Sing, Yell, Tell: A Panel on Voice<p>Presented as part of &ldquo;Jeanine Oleson: Hear, Here.&rdquo;</p><p>This public panel brings together experts who will discuss the notion of voice, from technical concerns to political potential to affective possibilities. This is the beginning of a full Season exploration of <span class="caps">VOICE</span>, ranging from the relationships between vocal performers and engaged audiences to voice as agency in political work. Is there a conn...</p>Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:00:00 -0400Annual Spring Gala<p>The New Museum will host its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani Wall Street honoring Lynda Benglis and Annabelle Selldorf, with portrait commissions by Alex Katz and Takashi Murakami, hosted by Stefano Tonchi and Greta Gerwig. Please contact for more information. </p><p><strong>This event is sold out.</strong></p><p><span class="body-img"><br /></span></p>Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -0400Outside the Box Gallery Talk: Warren Niesłuchowski on “Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”<p>Join Warren Niesłuchowski on Friday March 28, at 3 p.m., for a gallery-based talk in conjunction with &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”. </p><p>Launched in the fall of 2013, Outside the Box is a new series featuring gallery-based talks given by various guest speakers over the course of a season. In this program, lecturers with diverse backgrounds and affinities will address the New Museum’s current exhi...</p>Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400Studio Visit: Carol Bove<p>Visit the Red Hook studio of Carol Bove. The artist and Gary Carrion-Murayari, Curator, will discuss the process of Bove’s simple yet intricate assemblages inside her studio. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:00:00 -0400Free Evening Event for Educators<p>Please join us for a special evening for educators in conjunction with Paweł Althamer’s work <em>Draftsmen’s Congress</em>. Educators will have the chance to participate in Althamer’s collaborative piece and tour his exhibition “The Neighbors.” Over the course of the show, the blank white space of the New Museum’s Fourth Floor gallery will be transformed through the gradual accumulation of drawings and ...</p>Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:00:00 -0400Outside the Box Gallery Talk: Maureen Connor on “Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”<p>Join Maureen Connor on Wednesday March 19, at 3 p.m., for a gallery-based talk in conjunction with &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”. In her talk, Connor will be joined by Curator Marianna Dobkowska and other members of the Winter Holiday Camp project to discuss conditions of locality and other community-based aspects of Althamer’s artistic practice. </p><p>Launched in the fall of 2013, Outside the Box ...</p>Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400Outside the Box Gallery Talk: Paulina Antoniewicz & Jacek Taszakowski on “Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors"<p>Join Paulina Antoniewicz and Jacek Taszakowski on Friday March 14, at 3 p.m., for a gallery-based talk in conjunction with &ldquo;Paweł Althamer: The Neighbors”. Drawing on their experiences collaborating with Althamer on multiple works, including <em>Mezalia</em> , Antoniewicz and Taszakowski will discuss the work of Althamer from a behind-the-scenes perspective.</p><p>Launched in the fall of 2013, Outside the Box ...</p>Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:00:00 -0400Member Orientation<p>Enjoy croissants and coffee in the Sky Room, a review of Membership benefits, a Q&A with select Museum staff, and a tour of the Museum. <span class="caps">RSVP</span> to or 212.219.1222 &#215;234.</p>Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:30:00 -0400Inside Design: Rafael de Cárdenas<p>Rafael de Cárdenas // Architecture at Large is a seasoned design resource focused on architecture, residential and commercial interiors, integrated objects, and furniture. For the New Museum’s 2013 Holiday Membership Gift, Rafael de Cárdenas // Architecture at Large designed air fresheners that capture an olfactory tour of the Bowery. Visit the downtown studio to witness the company’s inspirati...</p>Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:00:00 -0400tranzit presents: New Maps Old Gaps<p>In conjunction with the exhibition “Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module,” an experimental archive of tranzit’s ten-year history, this network of organizations presents a symposium featuring talks by noted international curators and artists, all of whom they have collaborated with in the past. The exhibition mobilizes the metaphor of outer space to present utopian or dissenting visi...</p>Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0500The Rocky Horror Opera Show<p><strong>This event is sold out. You may add your name to the standby list in person only at 6:30 p.m. on the day of the event. Please note: There is no guarantee that additional tickets will be made available.</strong></p><p>Part of the spring 2014 R&D Season: VOICE</p><p>In conjunction with Jeanine Oleson’s exhibition “Hear, Here” , guest music curator <strong>Cori Ellison</strong> has organized a series of musical events exploring the poss...</p>Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:00:00 -0500