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RAGGA Presents

Marking the closing week of RAGGA NYC’s residency and exhibition, this evening event will feature performance, poetry, and music from a group of artists in the RAGGA community. This program is organized on the occasion of the exhibition and residency “RAGGA NYC: All the threatened and delicious things joining one another,” presented through the Department of ... Continue reading ›

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“Hell, Yes!” Annual Summer Party

Toast the arrival of summer from the New Museum’s Sky Room terrace, dressed in your favorite color of the rainbow, at this annual party for Members. Enjoy a spectacular sunset and signature cocktails, and spend time in the galleries to view our spring exhibitions: “Carol Rama: Antibodies,” “Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Under-Song For A Cipher,” “Kaari Upson: Good ... Continue reading ›

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First Look: Jordan Wolfson

The New Museum and Rhizome present First Look: Jordan Wolfson, a screening of video works by artist Jordan Wolfson followed by a conversation between Wolfson and Aria Dean, Assistant Curator of Net Art and Digital Culture at Rhizome.Wolfson is well-known for his videos and installations, which often mine pop culture and the everyday to explore technology, ... Continue reading ›

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Professional Development Seminar for Educators

Educators will learn about British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, a 2013 Turner Prize finalist and one of the most renowned painters of her generation. Yiadom-Boakye’s lush oil paintings embrace many of the conventions of historical European portraiture, but expand on that tradition by engaging fictional subjects who often serve as protagonists of the artist’s short stories as ... Continue reading ›

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Demystifying Our Stories: Resistance and Afro-Caribbean Spiritual Traditions

This talk by Rose Sackey-Milligan will consider the relationship between resistance movements and the Afro-Caribbean spiritual traditions. From the Haitian revolution to contemporary struggles against racism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, and ableism, Afro-Caribbean spiritual traditions have been a source of strength and healing for a community of grassroots organizers fighting for political... ... Continue reading ›

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First Saturdays for Families: Trading Places

Join us for a family workshop offered in conjunction with the exhibition “Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Under-Song For A Cypher,” on view at the New Museum through September 3, 2017. Often immersed in indistinct, monochrome settings, Yiadom-Boakye’s elegant characters come to life through her bold brushwork, appearing both cavalier and nonchalant, quotidian and otherworldly. In part because they ... Continue reading ›

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IdeasCity Arles: Public Conference

IdeasCity Arles public conference will take place Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Grande Halle, Parc des Ateliers. The conference will feature conversations and lectures by acclaimed speakers including Kunlé Adeyemi, Amale Andraos, Michel Bauwens, Raphaële Bidaut-Waddington, Jean Jalbert, Bouchra Khalili, Rem Koolhaas, Ben Vickers, and Amanda Williams, among others. This event will be free and ... Continue reading ›

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Screening of _Carol Rama: More and Even More_

In conjunction with “Carol Rama: Antibodies,” the New Museum will present a special one-night-only screening of the award-winning documentary Carol Rama: More and Even More , with introductory remarks by Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator. The film, directed by Simone Pierini, will be shown for the first time in the United States. It provides an entry into ... Continue reading ›