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Night at the Museum

End your summer with a banger! Tonight only, MoMA PS1 is hosting a party to celebrate the final weekend of Jenny Sabin Studio’s Young Architects Program installation, Lumen. Guests will also enjoy after-hours access to the galleries for the final weeks of our summer exhibitions, including Maureen Gallace:Clear Day, Ian Cheng: Emissaries, and Tomas Rafa: New Nationalisms. The party features DJ sets, cocktails, bites by M. Wells, and more. General admission tickets are $15; MoMA members $13; MoMA PS1+ members free. Buy your tickets here.…

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Digital Storytelling and Photographic Practice

Got plans tonight? If not, head over to the International Center of Photography for their 6:30 panel, Digital Storytelling and Photographic Practice. This program looks at the photograph and related imaging practices as storytelling devices, with a focus on artists and producers working at the intersection of emerging technologies and social justice. Participants include innovative imagemakers Ziv Schneider and Olalekan Jeyifous, along with Emma Raynes, director of programs at the Magnum Foundation. This is a free event, but they ask…

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Art for Justice

Back in June, mega-collector Agnes Gund donated $165 million to begin the Art for Justice Fund. It is truly inspiring to watch someone not only use their wealth, but use art as the vehicle, to create positive change in our nation. “Inspired by the leadership of Agnes Gund and seeded with funds from the sale of artwork in her collection, the Art for Justice Fund offers art collectors and patrons the opportunity to contribute to significant reforms in the criminal…

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Ai WeiWei: Drifting

  Watch here to see Chinese activist and artist Ai WeiWei the subject of the new documentary, Drifting. The documentary is focused on WeiWei and his projects on the refugee crisis. The artists says, “There’s no words to describe [this crisis],” he continues. “I’m trying to see how civilization and humanity function, how they treat these people, how they share the very essential values and dignity of human beings.” The artist has filmed his own documentary on the crisis entitled, Human…

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Summer Concert Series: Jazz and Chihuly

Last minute date night idea! Tonight at Brooklyn’s Botanic Garden is the first of their Summer Concert Series: Jazz and Chihuly. The concert is located in their CHIHULY exhibition which displays more than 20 installations by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. They are now on view at NYBG in his first major garden exhibition in New York in more than ten years. Tonight’s concert, The French Connection, “takes audiences on a journey from the vibrant energy of European swing through the…

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At the Lightning Field

ALERT: Book Launch Tonight! At the Lightning Field by Lara Raicovich is about the “exploration of coincidences of history, light, space, duration, mathematics, memory and Walter De Maria’s The Lightning Field – a large scale artwork comprised of four hundred stainless steel poles, positioned two hundred and twenty feet apart, in the desert of central New Mexico.” To celebrate this newly published book’s launch, Lara will be reading from her work and available to sign copies after. You won’t want…

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Hauser & Wirth: Summer Rooftop Film Series

Plans for tomorrow night? Catch the premiere of Hauser & Wirth’s Summer Rooftop Film Series. All screenings are free and selected by New York-based artists: Rita Ackermann, Mary Heilmann, Matthew Day Jackson, Rashid Johnson and Jack Whitten. The series will “illustrate the many ways in which the moving image provides a rich source of inspiration for visual artists”. At all screenings, snacks and beverages will be available to purchase at their new rooftop bar. RSVP to reserve your free spot…

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