This week is packed with extras and after-hour programs that capture the energy and experimental side of MoMA. Don’t miss out…
• Today is the last day to see the exhibition Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection, which features several artworks on view for the first time ever at MoMA, and includes Cai Guo-Qiang’s monumental fishing boat pierced by thousands of arrows and Kara Walker’s epic installation of cut-paper silhouettes.
• Tonight, Modern Mondays presents an evening with Berlin-based artist and filmmaker Rosa Barba, including a selection of her landscape films, experimental documentaries, and text-based works. The artist will be joined by Stuart Comer, Chief Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, for a conversation.
• On Wednesday, the Department of Architecture and Design hosts From the Vault, featuring Stewart Hicks and Allison Newmeyer, cofounders of Design with Company, in conversation with associate curator Sean Anderson. Space is limited, and RSVP is required: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Join MoMA’s Forum on Contemporary Photography via live stream on Thursday. Curators from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, the International Center of Photography, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will discuss changing ideas about the future of image making, and give us a sneak preview of their upcoming projects.
• On Thursday night, PopRally presents a collaborative “visual concert” from musician and sound artist Julianna Barwick and photographer and moving-image artist Matthew Brandt. The performance will be followed by a reception and an after-hours viewing of Ernie Gehr: Carnival of Shadows.
• MoMA Teens unveil their latest amazing creations for the spring In the Making Teen Art Show, opening on Friday at 5:00 p.m.
• A five-film tribute to experimental filmmaker Andrew Noren, who worked mainly with light, shadow, and movement, takes place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
• MoMA PS1 presents a screening of Shūji Terayama’s first feature film, Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971), on Saturday. On Sunday, catch the North American premiere of Benedikt Erlingsson’s documentary The Show of Shows: 100 Years of Vaudeville, Circuses and Carnivals.
Read more here:: This Week at MoMA: April 11–17