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Gallery Talk: Asl? Çavu?o?lu in Conversation with Natalie Bell

Join us for an in-gallery talk between Associate Curator Natalie Bell and artist Asl? Çavu?o?lu on the occasion of Çavu?o?lu’s exhibition “The Place of Stone.” In her research-driven practice, Çavu?o?lu takes up questions of history and belief by examining objects, images, and cultural symbols that have endured over time. For her New Museum exhibition and residency, ... Continue reading ›

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IdeasCity Toronto

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 The Bentway and the New Museum present IdeasCity Toronto. This day-long event will bring together cultural innovators and creative practitioners from Toronto and beyond to reflect on Toronto as a City of Cities – a web of highly individual neighborhoods, united by a singular municipality. The daylong exploration of strategies, ideas, ... Continue reading ›

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First Saturdays for Families: Playtime Fun

Join us for Family Day presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Thomas Bayrle: Playtime,” on view at the New Museum from June 20 to September 2, 2018. Influenced by consumerism and advertising in 1960s Germany, Thomas Bayrle’s works combine endlessly repeating units to create large, complex images. These “superforms” appear computer-generated at first glance, but most ... Continue reading ›

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DonChristian: Where There’s Smoke

The songs on DonChristian’s new album Where There’s Smoke create urban dreamscapes that defy genre and quickly slip between moods, serving as visionary reflections of our contemporary moment. His performances and music videos, reveling in rich layers of images and sound, nod to sources ranging from Caravaggio’s painting Judith Beheading Holofernes to House of Ladosha’s tantalizing ... Continue reading ›

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Gallery Talk: Maggie Mustard on “Hiwa K: Blind as the Mother Tongue”

Join us for an in-gallery talk with Marcia Tucker Senior Research Fellow Maggie Mustard on the occasion of the exhibition “Hiwa K: Blind as the Mother Tongue.” Drawing on vernacular forms and collaborative and performative actions, the Iraqi-Kurdish artist makes work inspired by political events, chance encounters, oral histories, and his own experiences, including fleeing Iraq ... Continue reading ›

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Black Love Committee

The Black School will lead a series of three tactic-specific sessions on arts activism for an intergenerational audience, culminating in a presentation at Black Love Festival NYC at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. In these sequential themed meetings, which will take place at Sugar Hill and the New Museum, participants will identify ... Continue reading ›

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Space for Learning: Within and Beyond Walls

Watch a live stream of this event beginning at 7 p.m.Architect and historian Mabel O. Wilson joins New Museum artists-in-residence the Black School and Kameelah Janan Rasheed for a panel discussion considering the role of visual culture, art, and architecture in the creation of spaces centering black teachers, learners, and knowledge within conditions of systemic and ... Continue reading ›

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Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice

The New Museum inaugurates an annual convening of activists, artists, and educators to exchange knowledge and methods for generating critical discussion and structural change, while promoting safer and braver spaces. As a non-collecting institution working primarily with living artists, the New Museum is poised to be responsive to ever-present and increasingly urgent priorities of inclusiveness... ... Continue reading ›

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Yardy Presents: Post-Freedom Cookout

Yardy, a platform founded by DeVonn Francis, engages with food production within queer and migrant communities. A play on the Jamaican Patois word “yaadie”—a term that Jamaican locals and expats alike use to describe themselves and their group of friends—Yardy was built on the premise that education and cultural support for food production are vital anchors ... Continue reading ›

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Social Fabric: Thomas Bayrle’s Expanded Network

Watch a live stream of this event beginning at 7 p.m.Bringing together a new generation of artists interested in Thomas Bayrle’s legacy, this panel will look at how younger voices take up questions around corporate production, political spectacle, digital technology, and urban planning in their own work. The conversation will be moderated by art historian and ... Continue reading ›