A New MoMA

(Residents Only:) On October 21, 2019, the Museum of Modern Art reopened its doors after a four-month closure for renovations. In the new MoMA, the entire collection has been reinstalled to share exhilaratingly broad views of the art of our time in a way that is always evolving. By observing some of the collection highlights, we will explore the history of MoMA and the more recent changes which have occurred at the museum.

Laura Luís Worden is an Educator of Community and Access Programs at MoMA. Originally from Sacramento, California, Laura received her Masters in Visual Arts, Material Culture, and Religion from Yale University and her Bachelors in Art History and Art from Pepperdine University. Laura loves to use art as a catalyst for dialogue and, outside the museum, she enjoys knitting, indoor gardening, and exploring the boroughs with her dog.

The first in our three-part series. Educator and Director of Access and Community Programs, Laura Luis Worden, a graduate of Yale University with a Masters in Art History and Religion will give an illustrated lecture on all that is new at the MoMA since it reopened this fall.

Come and join us so that you can get the most out of your next visit to the MoMA.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-new-moma-tickets-86621686797

Delve Deep with Documentaries – at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight

Doc Fortnight 2019 begins this Thursday! MoMA’s annual nonfiction film festival provides a week full of features and shorts from around the globe. Continue reading “Delve Deep with Documentaries – at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight”

Hallowscream Family Fun

Haven’t yet solidified your Halloween plans and want your kids to have a Hallowscream?

Here are three fun options over the next few days:

DiMenna Creepy History Museum’s Haunted Halloween Party
(170 Central Park West – at Richard Gilder Way, 77th Street)

Described by NYMetro Parents as: “A Halloween celebration with a side of history”, at the museum’s event:

“Kids and their families summon the spirits of the past through historical fortune-telling, ghost stories with acclaimed storyteller April Armstrong, photos with a spirit, creepy crafts, and of course…candy!”

PopRally Presents Hallowscreen II: THE PROM
(at MoMA)

For teens (and adults), this is the perfect place to watch (or rewatch) the terrifying classic, “Carrie”.

“It’s prom night at The Museum of Modern Art! PopRally is hosting a HallowSCREENing of Brian DePalma’s Carrie (1976), plus an exclusive viewing of the Louise Bourgeois prints and spider sculptures in the Museum’s Marron Atrium. Polish your tiara, break out your spookiest prom attire, and join us for drinks, candy, dancing, and the obligatory awkward prom photo before enjoying one of the most unforgettable prom scenes in movie history.”

Gravesend Inn: A Haunted Hotel
(at New York City College of Technology’s / City Tech in Brooklyn)

Called a “theme-park-quality Halloween attraction”, this annual house (since 2000) is produced by Theatreworks, City Tech’s resident theatrical troupe, with design, construction and operating support provided by students and faculty of the College’s nationally unique Entertainment Technology Department. Which will probably produce high-level screams in you!

Plus, afterwards, you get to watch a video of your terror on the big screen!

Have a thrilling weekend!

(Left: “Carrie”, Right: The Gravesend Inn)