By Carolyn Kelly

Image Courtesy of Lele Saveri

Image Courtesy of Lele Saveri

• NYC teens can join a free,

We’re excited to “spring forward” this weekend (even though we lose that precious hour of sleep). With that in mind, waste no time in checking out this week’s programs and planning accordingly.

Raha Raissnia. Animism. 2013. 16mm film, 35mm slides, and painting overlaid. Courtesy the artist and Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

• For tonight’s Modern Mondays event, Tehran-born, Brooklyn-based artist Raha Raissnia will discuss her work and present one of her recent expanded cinema pieces—with live sound by collaborator Panagiotis Mavridis’s handmade instruments.

• On Wednesday and Friday afternoons, take part in an open drawing session focused on Maria Hassabi’s PLASTIC, a live installation in which dancers move between poses at a barely perceptible pace across the Museum’s floors and staircases. Drawing materials are provided.

Image Courtesy of Lele Saveri

Image Courtesy of Lele Saveri

• NYC teens can join a free, drop-in art studio on Friday as part of the exhibition Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015. Led by Lele Saveri and other artists behind The Newsstand and 8-Ball communities, participants explore the creative techniques behind making zines.

• If you can’t come to the Museum in person, join us via live stream on Friday evening for a conversation about of inequity and access in U.S. culture today, featuring Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and acclaimed poet and college administrator Crystal Williams, and moderated by cultural critic Vinson Cunningham.

Toyo Ito. Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan. 1995–2001. © Naoya Hatakeyama

Toyo Ito. Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan. 1995–2001. © Naoya Hatakeyama

• And a major new exhibition opens on Sunday, showcasing the influence and impact of Pritzker Prize–winning architect Toyo Ito and a new generation of Japanese architects.

Read more here:: This Week at MoMA: March 7–13