This Week at MoMA: April 13–19

From kid-friendly to scholarly, experimental to iconic, here are our picks for the week: • Over at MoMA PS1, today is your last chance to see Zero Tolerance, an exhibition that brings together work by artists from across the globe that address tensions between freedom and control. Luther Price. Milly’s Cake. 2012. Handmade slide. Courtesy the artist and Callicoon Fine Arts • In the evening, don’t miss Modern Mondays with Luther Price. For the event, the experimental filmmaker will present Read more [...]

Do You Know Your MoMA? 4/10/15

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by leaving a comment on this post. We’ll provide the answers next month (on Friday, May 8). ANSWERS TO THE MARCH 13 CHALLENGE: Do you have what it takes to claim this month’s title? 1. Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996 2. Sam Gilliam. 10/27/69. 1983 3. Joan Miró. Collage. 1934 4. Rirkrit Read more [...]

This Week at MoMA: April 6–12

Flowers blooming, sun shining, galleries buzzing—with spring in full swing there’s no better time to get out and experience something new. Don’t miss out on this week’s highlights: Art Lab: Places and Spaces. Photo: Martin Seck • Families can enjoy special spring break programming in MoMA Art Lab all week long, including drop-in art making activities, a special workshop for grandparents and grandkids, and a weekday Family Films screening. • On Monday the Department of Film presents a Read more [...]

This Week at MoMA: March 31–April 5

This week is all about last chances and what’s up next. Check out what you won’t want to miss: The Devil Is a Woman. 1935. USA. Directed by Josef von Sternberg • Beginning today, the Department of Film presents a weeklong run of Josef von Sternberg’s The Devil Is a Woman, starring Marlene Dietrich. The actress’s own 35mm nitrate print was the source material for MoMA’s preservation of the film. • On Wednesday, the next installment of the Department of Film’s Acteurism series continues Read more [...]

Considering Caregivers in MoMA Art Lab

MoMA Art Lab: Places and Spaces. All photos by Martin Seck As someone who develops programs and resources for families, I often think about the role of adults during a museum visit. In MoMA Art Lab: Places and Spaces, our interactive space, we are sensitive to the fact that each family has their own way of relating to one another, which might change from day-to-day. Some caregivers read a book while their child builds a tower on the floor; others might work with their child to design a structure Read more [...]

. at MoMA

Artist unknown. . (period). n.d. Here displayed in Times New Roman. The Museum of Modern Art, New York MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design has acquired the . (aka “period,” “hard stop,” or “baseline dot”) into its collection. As MoMA has proven with its recent acquisition of the “@” symbol, it is more important to recognize major design innovations than it is to actually, you know, possess them, and few things are more deserving of recognition Read more [...]

This Week at MoMA: March 23–29

Whether you’re a fan of music, cinema, architecture, or fashion, this week’s programs have some thing that will fit your interest. Here are the highlights: Installation view of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, November 15, 2014–November 15, 2015. © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: John Wronn • Drop by the exhibition galleries of Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye for a Stratocaster Session on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m., when a MoMA staff Read more [...]