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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 ›

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Studio Visit: Robert Longo

Join Richard Flood, Director of Special Projects & Curator at Large, for a visit to the SoHo studio of Robert Longo, a pioneer of the Pictures generation. Among other things, Longo will speak about elements of his exhibition at Metro Pictures, which opens May 3. RSVP by April 25 to councils@newmuseum.org or 212.219.1222 ×413. ... Continue reading ›

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First Saturdays for Families: Chalk Day

To celebrate Lower East Side History Month, volunteers are encouraged to chalk drawings, stories, and historical accounts in front of their places of work, play, and residence on sidewalks throughout the Lower East Side. On Saturday, May 6, join New Museum educators to commemorate the Bowery Artist Tribute, the Museum’s records related to artists who have ... Continue reading ›

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Annual State of the Art Conversations: To Be a Woman and an Artist in 2017

Join Lauren Cornell, Curator and Associate Director, Technology Initiatives, and Artemis Council founding member Tiffany Zabludowicz for a lively conversation with artist friends about what it means to be a woman artist working in this historical moment. The talk is kindly hosted by collectors Ann and Lee Fensterstock at their home in the historic American Thread ... Continue reading ›