New Museum Eventshttp://www.newmuseum.org/Upcoming events at the New Museum.en-us_Somebody_: An evening with Miranda Julyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/somebody-an-evening-with-miranda-julyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/somebody-an-evening-with-miranda-july<p>Join prolific artist and filmmaker Miranda July for a special evening where she will describe and demo her new text-messaging service: <em>Somebody™</em>. The service, an iOS application available for free download via the iTunes Store, continues July’s longstanding exploration of ways to humanize our interactions with technology. She describes the operation of the application in the following way: “Whe...</p>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:00:00 -0400Private Tour of The Oculus, centerpiece of Westfield World Trade Center, designed by Santiago Calatravahttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/private-tour-of-santiago-calatrava-s-world-trade-center-transportation-hubhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/private-tour-of-santiago-calatrava-s-world-trade-center-transportation-hub<p>Join Karen Wong, Deputy Director, for a private tour of The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center. Designed by internationally renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, the Oculus will be a hub of fashion, food, transportation, culture and art. Inspired by the image of a dove released from a child’s hands, the structure demonstrates the enormous emotive power of architecture. Santiago Calatrava i...</p>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:00:00 -0400Rana Hamadeh, _The Big Board_ or _‘And Before It Falls, It Is Only Reasonable to Enjoy Life a Little’_http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/rana-hamadeh-the-big-board-or-and-before-it-falls-it-is-only-reasonable-to-enjoy-life-a-littlehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/rana-hamadeh-the-big-board-or-and-before-it-falls-it-is-only-reasonable-to-enjoy-life-a-little<p>As part of “Here and Elsewhere,” the New Museum presents Rana Hamadeh’s <em>The Big Board or ‘And Before It Falls, It Is Only Reasonable to Enjoy Life a Little’</em> , a sculptural cartography or “stage set” activated through Hamadeh’s related performance lecture. <em>The Big Board</em> is a part of Hamadeh’s long-term research project “Alien Encounters,” which considers the notion of “alienness” by looking at t...</p>Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400First Saturdays for Families: Future Citieshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-future-citieshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-future-cities<p>Consider the year 2087. What will life look like then? Build your vision of the future inspired by Wafa Hourani&#8217;s <em>Qalandia</em> 2087 part of “Here and Elsewhere,” a major exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., plan, construct, and organize your own future city using different collage materials. New Museum educators will also offer family-friendly tours...</p>Sat, 04 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400Visionaries Series: Darren Aronofskyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/visionaries-series-darren-aronofskyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/visionaries-series-darren-aronofsky<p><strong>Click here to watch this event on the New Museum’s Livestream.</strong> </p><p><strong>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.</strong></p><p><strong>Darren Aronofsky</strong>, Academy Award-nominated director, will be featured as this year’s Visionary speaker. Aronofsky is an Americ...</p>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0400Annual Council Cocktail at NEW INChttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/annual-council-cocktail-at-new-inchttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/annual-council-cocktail-at-new-inc<p>Join us for cocktails and conversation with your fellow Council members. Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director, and New Museum curators will present current and upcoming exhibitions and programming at the Museum, and Julia Kaganskiy, Director of <span class="caps">NEW</span> <span class="caps">INC</span>, will give council members a sneak peek of the first ever museum-led art and technology incubator. Opening in October 2014 at 231 Bowery, <span class="caps">NEW</span> <span class="caps">I...</span></p>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0400Curating the Region: Reflections from Here and Elsewherehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curating-the-region-reflections-from-here-and-elsewherehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curating-the-region-reflections-from-here-and-elsewhere<p>Click here to watch the event on the New Museum’s Livestream.</p><p>Contemporary and modern art from the Arab world has increasingly engaged new audiences worldwide—through major museum exhibitions, through an expanding global art market, as well as through the efforts of local art spaces with international reach. In light of critical discussions that have sought to shift emphasis away from geographic...</p>Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0400_Mature Themes_: A Book Launch and Reading Organized by Andrew Durbin http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/mature-themes-a-book-launch-and-reading-organized-by-andrew-durbinhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/mature-themes-a-book-launch-and-reading-organized-by-andrew-durbin<p>For the release of his new book, <em>Mature Themes</em> , writer Andrew Durbin has curated an evening of readings and performance with artists Harry Burke, Juliana Huxtable, and Jacolby Satterwhite. Artist Jesse Darling will also premiere a new short film. </p><p>A hybrid text of poetry and art criticism, Durbin’s <em>Mature Themes</em> is a memoir focused on the subject of disingenuity. The book explores what constitu...</p>Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0400Art Study Tour to Chicago—SOLD OUThttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/art-study-tour-to-chicago-sold-outhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/art-study-tour-to-chicago-sold-out<p>Lisa Phillips, <em>Toby Devan Lewis Director</em>, and Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director, will lead a tour of Chicago, one of the world’s premier destinations for art and architecture. Highlights of the program include visits to the distinguished collections of Gael Neeson and Stefan Edlis, Helyn Goldenberg and Michael Alper, Judith Neisser, Donna and Howard Stone, and Helen and Sam Zell. Curatorial...</p>Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400Curator-led Tour: “Here and Elsewhere”http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curator-led-tour-here-and-elsewherehttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/curator-led-tour-here-and-elsewhere<p>Join Natalie Bell, Curatorial Associate, while the Museum is closed to the public for a private tour of “Here and Elsewhere,” an exhibition that highlights works that often have conceptual or aesthetic references to the Arab world, yet also extend well beyond; and that Holland Cotter of the <em>New York Times</em> wrote as having “wonderful artists, deep ideas, fabulous stories and the chance, still too...</p>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:30:00 -0400“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studioshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-4http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-4<p><strong>During “AUNTSforcamera” open-studio hours, Museum visitors are invited to move freely through the Theater, observe the artists at work, participate as appropriate, and in some cases even become part of the work.</strong></p><p><strong>“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios</strong> <br />Presented as part of the Fall 2014 R&D Season: <span class="caps">CHOREOGRAPHY</span><br />September 10–14, 2014<br />Wednesday–Sunday, 11AM–6PM; Thursday, 11AM–9PM</p><p><span class="caps">AUNTS</span> is a co...</p>Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studioshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-3http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-3<p><strong>During “AUNTSforcamera” open-studio hours, Museum visitors are invited to move freely through the Theater, observe the artists at work, participate as appropriate, and in some cases even become part of the work.</strong></p><p><strong>“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios</strong> <br />Presented as part of the Fall 2014 R&D Season: <span class="caps">CHOREOGRAPHY</span><br />September 10–14, 2014<br />Wednesday–Sunday, 11AM–6PM; Thursday, 11AM–9PM</p><p><span class="caps">AUNTS</span> is a co...</p>Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studioshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-2http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-2<p><strong>During “AUNTSforcamera” open-studio hours, Museum visitors are invited to move freely through the Theater, observe the artists at work, participate as appropriate, and in some cases even become part of the work.</strong></p><p><strong>“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios</strong> <br />Presented as part of the Fall 2014 R&D Season: <span class="caps">CHOREOGRAPHY</span><br />September 10–14, 2014<br />Wednesday–Sunday, 11AM–6PM; Thursday, 11AM–9PM</p><p><span class="caps">AUNTS</span> is a co...</p>Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-1http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios-1<p><strong>During “AUNTSforcamera” open-studio hours, Museum visitors are invited to move freely through the Theater, observe the artists at work, participate as appropriate, and in some cases even become part of the work.</strong></p><p><strong>“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios</strong> <br />Presented as part of the Fall 2014 R&D Season: <span class="caps">CHOREOGRAPHY</span><br />September 10–14, 2014<br />Wednesday–Sunday, 11AM–6PM; Thursday, 11¬AM–9PM</p><p><span class="caps">AUNTS</span> is a c...</p>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studioshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studioshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/auntsforcamera-production-week-open-studios<p><strong>During “AUNTSforcamera” open-studio hours, Museum visitors are invited to move freely through the Theater, observe the artists at work, participate as appropriate, and in some cases even become part of the work.</strong></p><p><strong>“AUNTSforcamera” Production Week: Open Studios</strong> <br />Presented as part of the Fall 2014 R&D Season: <span class="caps">CHOREOGRAPHY</span><br />September 10–14, 2014<br />Wednesday–Sunday, 11AM–6PM; Thursday, 11AM–9PM</p><p><span class="caps">AUNTS</span> is a co...</p>Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400First Saturdays for Families: Making Collectionshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-making-collectionshttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/first-saturdays-for-families-making-collections<p>Join us for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the exhibition “Here and Elsewhere,” a major exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., get inspired by an installation that developed out of Hassan Sharif’s ongoing series “Objects,” located in the Lobby Gallery, as you manipulate everyday materials to consider how collections are formed. New ...</p>Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0400Studio Visit: David Altmejdhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-david-altmejdhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/studio-visit-david-altmejd<p>Join Gary Carrion-Murayari, Kraus Family Curator, for a private visit to the studio of David Altmejd, a Canadian sculptor who lives and works in New York. Altmejd creates highly detailed sculptures that often blur the distinction between interior and exterior, surface and structure, representation and abstraction. His work has appeared in major exhibitions at the Brant Foundation Art Study Cent...</p>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:00:00 -0400New Museum Block Partyhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/new-museum-block-party-2http://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/new-museum-block-party-2<p>Join the New Museum for our annual Block Party in Sara D. Roosevelt Park! Enjoy a day of interactive projects and performances inspired by current exhibitions and New Museum programs. Afterwards, head over to the Museum to participate in family-friendly tours of our upcoming exhibition &ldquo;Here and Elsewhere&rdquo;.</p><p>The New Museum Block Party is free and open to the public. All Block Party guests will re...</p>Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400An Evening with Artist Nir Evronhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/an-evening-with-artist-nir-evronhttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/an-evening-with-artist-nir-evron<p>Copresented by Artis<br /><span class="body-img"><br /></span></p><p>Nir Evron is known for his provocative meditations on the construction of political and social histories. He works across photography, video, and film, and examines specific artifacts such as derelict monuments, historic buildings, found photographs, and borrowed biographies. This special screening with Evron is presented through Museum as Hub and copresented by Artis.</p><p>At thi...</p>Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:00:00 -0400Maha Maamoun Screening and Conversation with Ala Younishttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/maha-maamoun-screening-and-conversation-with-ala-younishttp://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/maha-maamoun-screening-and-conversation-with-ala-younis<p>Artist Maha Maamoun screens her recent video works, which consider the capacity of images to function critically in a variety of political, social, and cultural contexts. Maamoun will be in conversation with artist, writer, and curator Ala Younis, who has organized “An Index of Tensional and Unintentional Love of Land” on the Fifth Floor as part of “Here and Elsewhere.”</p><p><strong>BIOS</strong><br /><strong>Maha Maamoun</strong><br />b. 1972 C...</p>Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:00:00 -0400