Lego Live ~ NYC on February 16-18!

 

 

Save the Date ~ February 16-18 for the ultimate Lego Event! Lego Live NYC will feature build zones with all your LEGO favorites like Architecture, City, Friends, NINJAGO, Star Wars, Technic + many many more taking place in 65,000 square feet at Pier 36.

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Looking Back | LookingForward

 

 

Save the Date, Saturday, February 17th for Looking Back | Looking Forward, “a symposium of conversations, performances, salons and open studios exploring artistic, social, and political perspectives on the fiftieth anniversary of the extraordinary world-changing events of 1968”  ~  The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, the Tea Offensive, the silent demonstration at the Mexico City Summer Olympics, the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and many other influential moments in our Country’s history.

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50 New York Covers: A Public Art Project in Celebration of New York Magazine’s 50th Anniversary

 

 

Image courtesy of the artist and New York Media

My New York, A year-long campaign, will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of New York Magazine with 50 New York Covers: A Public Art Project.

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The Future: A Year-Long Exploration at The Rubin Museum

 

 

Scenes from the Life of Padmasambhava; Tibet; 19th century; Pigments on cloth; Rubin Museum of Art; C2007.16.1 (HAR 81832 )

From February 23 to December 31, 2018, viewers will be invited to step into a world where past, present, and future exist all at once  ~  The Future: A Year-Long Exploration at The Rubin Museum.

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#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder in Conversation at The Schomburg Center ~ January 16th

 

 

Patrisse Khan-Cullors of #BlackLivesMatter in conversation with Akiba Solomon on Tuesday and book signing on January 16 at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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Jefferson Market Library Celebrates 50 Years!

 

 

The Jefferson Market Library is celebrating 50 years of writing on the Reading Room walls, and in celebration of its 50th year, JML Manager, Frank Colierius and artist Mark John Smith have joined forces to create #JML50!

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You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s

 

 

Oracle/City of Los Angeles 1, no.5 (August 1967). Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature

In collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s citywide festival The 60s, the New York Public Library is launching an exploration of the most influential elements of culture from 1960-74, and how they carry forward today.

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SantaCon set for this Saturday ~ Here’s Where NOT to Be

 

 

Image via SantaCon on Twitter

You better watch out…you better not cry, feel free to shout and we’ll tell you why ~ SantaCon is coming to Town this Saturday, December 9th. They will be assembling in Midtown around 10am – and snow is expected.

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Met Museum Symposium ‘In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day” ~ December 9th

 

 

Image: Jade Eco Park, Philippe Rahm-Philippe Rahm Architect 

This Saturday, December 9th, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will present In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day.

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Harlem Biospace ~ Riverside Chat: VC Funding for Life Science in NYC

 

 

Continuing with the Events, Riverside Chat, Harlem Biospace will hold a panel discussion on VC funding for life science in NYC on Thursday, December 7 from 6-8pm.

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Honoring World AIDS Day at The Schomburg Center

 

 

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is honoring World AIDS Day with two very special events.  The second annual Black Tie “Holiday” Edition and 2017 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art.

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Schomburg Ed: Going Way Back with Big Daddy Kane

 

 

Image credit: Schomburg Center/NYPL

The Schomburg’s Hip Hop History Project’s first installment of “Going Way Back” will feature Grammy award-winning rapper Big Daddy Kane on Saturday, December 16th.

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Get Ready for the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival!

 

 

Image credit: Schomburg Center/NYPL

Get ready for the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, Friday and Saturday, January 12-13 at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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Harlem Biospace Presents: Riverside Chat @ Columbia University

 

 


A free community event, focusing on government support for Life Science in New York City, will take place on Tuesday, November 21st from 6-8pm. The event will take place at Davis Auditorium of Columbia University, 530 West 120th Street.

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The Artist & Mentor: Deitch x Swoon at Pen + Brush Inc.

 

 

On the left, we have Swoon, classically trained (Pratt), well-known street artist specializing in life-size wheatpaste prints and paper cutouts of figures, often politically movitaved. She gained recognition after a solo show at Deitch’s SoHo gallery in 2005, attracting the attention of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her solo show “Submerged Motherlands” at the Brooklyn Museum in 2014 was the museum’s first exhibition dedicated to a living street artist.

On the right, we have Jeffrey Deitch of Coney Art Walls, Wynwood Walls and Art in the Streets exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A., not to mention the author of several books on the subject, including a monograph on Keith Haring published by Rizzoli, and a partnershipwith the Goldman Group on The Bowery Art Wall.  Deitch Projects produced over 250 projects with artists from thirty-three countries ~ an impressive and lengthy list.

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Magnum Photos ~ Inside Out at Hunter College

 

 

Image, Susan Meiselas, Hanging out on Baxter Street, Little Italy, NYC, 1978: Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos Inside Out, a one-day event, held on Friday, October 27th at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

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The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation to host ‘Marcel Duchamp in the Village ~ 50 Years Later’ on October 25th

 

 

Marcel Duchamp and Raoul de Roussy de Sales playing chess, 1925. Man Ray. Image via Pinterest.

Serkan Ozkaya: We Will Wait explores a secret body of work by Marcel Duchamp hidden in his studio at 80 East 11th Street, Suite 403.  This recreation/installation will be on view from October 21 to November 25, 2017 at Postmasters Gallery, 54 Franklin Street, NYC.  Read more about Duchamp’s fascinating final art piece, Etant donnes on thoughtgallsry.org.

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Marcel Duchamp in the Village ~ 50 Years Later  ~ Artist Serkan Ozkaya in conversation with Poet Robert Fitterman, will delve into Duchamp’s final work, including Ozkaya and Fitterman’s recently curated collection of works from twenty-six artists and writers responding to this enigmatic final work in the installation, Serkan Ozkaya: We Will Wait. The talk will be hosted by The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, and held on Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8pm at Chess Forum. Space is limited. This is a Free Event. Register here.

The Event will be held at the Chess Forum 219 Thompson Street.

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The Salmagundi Club ~ Celebrating 100 Years on Fifth Avenue

 

 

Join the Celebration with the Centennial Fundraising Weekend and “Mystery Palette” Sale, November 3-4.  Opening Gala, Friday, November is open to the public (tickets on sale now).

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Sunday, October 22nd is Save Tin Pan Alley Day!

 

Buildings of Tin Pan Alley, c. 1910.  Image via Historic Districts Council

Rally to protect this cultural treasure on Sunday, October 22nd at 2pm.  Celebrate the historic Tin Pan Alley  at 28th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue, with musical performances and a Tour at 2:30.

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Utopia/Dystopia: Dystopian Amusements at Hauser & Wirth

 

 

Buddhist Hell Gardens of Thailand. Image via Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth Publishers, in association with Morbid Anatomy will present a seven-part series entitled Utopia/Dystopia. First up, Utopia/Dystopia: Dystopian Amusements ~ a discussion on the Buddhist Hell Gardens of Thailand, followed by a screening of apocalyptic film shorts, and a talk on death and disaster-themed amusements at Coney Island.

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It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !

 

 

The Roy & Diana Vagelos Education Center, Columbia U Medical Center ~ design by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. (sold out with wait list only)

It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !

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The Oslo Freedom Forum in New York (OFFinNY)

 

 

Image via OsloFF on Twitter

The Oslo Freedom Forum Will Take Place in New York September 19 ~ The Human Rights Foundation and Art In Protest bring Creative Dissent to Chelsea September 20-21.

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