New York

United States



Address:
235 Bowery at Prince (between Stanton and Rivington Streets)
NY
10002
Phone: 212-219-1222
Website: http://www.newmuseum.org

New Museum Of Contemporary Art

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, founded in 1977, is the only museum in New York City exclusively devoted to presenting contemporary art from around the world. In late 2007, the New Museum will open a new, seven-story home at 235 Bowery at Prince Street. This new facility, designed by the Tokyo-based firm Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, will greatly expand the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. For the most up to date information, visit www.newmuseum.org.


Exhibitions

In late 2007, the New Museum will open a new, seven-story home at 235 Bowery at Prince Street. This new facility, designed by the Tokyo-based firm Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, will greatly expand the Museum’s exhibitions and programs.


Previous Exhibitions

Over the past five years, the New Museum has exhibited artists from Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Germany, Poland, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom among many other countries. The Museum presents the work of under-recognized artists, and has mounted ambitious surveys of important figures such as Ana Mendieta, William Kentridge, David Wojnorowicz, Paul McCarthy and Andrea Zittel before they received widespread public recognition.


Forthcoming exhibitions

In late 2007, the New Museum will open a new, seven-story home at 235 Bowery at Prince Street. This new facility, designed by the Tokyo-based firm Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, will greatly expand the Museum’s exhibitions and programs.


Cost

$12 General Admission, $8 Seniors, $6 Students, 18 and under Free, Members Free


Opening hours

Wednesday 12-6 PM
Thursday and Friday 12-10 PM
Saturday and Sunday 12-6 PM
Monday and Tuesday Closed
CIT Free Thursday Evenings 7-10 PM




Facilities

In late 2007, the New Museum will open a new, seven-story home at 235 Bowery at Prince Street. This new facility, designed by the Tokyo-based firm Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, will greatly expand the Museum’s exhibitions and programs.


Museum internal and external photos (2)

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News and events

In late 2007, the New Museum will open a new, seven-story home at 235 Bowery at Prince Street. This new facility, designed by the Tokyo-based firm Sejima + Nishizawa/SANAA, will greatly expand the Museum’s exhibitions and programs.


Education

The New Museum of Contemporary Art offers an exciting range of educational programs for adults and youth, from public programs, group tours, and family days that provide more in-depth information on New Museum exhibitions, to digital culture performances, in-school collaborations, and community-based initiatives.


Groups

The New Museum will begin scheduled and custom tours for groups when our new facility opens in late 2007.


Schools

G: Class (The Global Classroom) is an innovative arts education program established by the New Museum of Contemporary Art. It is the mission of G:Class to empower youth to think critically about global issues and locate themselves within a global context through contemporary art, architecture and design.

G:Class helps high school teachers engage their students in three major ways:

1) Curriculum and Professional Development
G:Class works with teachers to seamlessly integrate contemporary art, design, and architecture with a global focus into their existing curricula including, but not limited to, literary arts, social studies, and studio art classes. G:Class also offers supplemental professional development workshops to help teachers realize the full potential of contemporary art and visual culture as an interdisciplinary teaching tool.

2) G:Class Seminar Series
G:Class brings recognized artists, designers, and architects into the classroom to run workshops and seminars with students, directly linking to the classroom curriculum. The G:Class Seminar Series provides students with the rare opportunity to meet and interact with artists and other creative professionals to address current global issues and simultaneously promote the arts as potential career options for young people.

3) G:Class Website
The G:Class Website will connect and activate a global network of teachers, students, and artists through online forums, multi-collaborator projects, and other digital resources. The G:Class website serves as an integral learning environment for teachers and students and will utilize G:Class’ ever-evolving network.

G:Class is working with The Beacon S...+ [ Read all ]


Families

Family Day is a day full of activities exclusively for families with children age 6 and older. This event goes hand-in-hand with New Museum exhibitions and projects and looks to expand the understanding of contemporary art among young audiences.

During the spring of 2007 the New Museum of Contemporary Art will be presenting three offsite Family Days in collaboration with community organizations in our new neighborhood.

Please save the date for the following programs:

February 17, 2007, from 1-5PM
On the Wall Mural Project: a project in which families will create a collective mural projecting their ideas of the neighborhood and the role art plays.

April 21, 2007 from 1-4 PM
On the Sidewalk: inspired by Francis Alys’ work The Collector/Mexico, D.F 1992 and the children’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon. In this program, families will contribute to the artistic embellishment of the block that surrounds the museum’s new building by decorating the sidewalk with sidewalk chalk and colorful ribbons.

June 23, 2007 from 1-3PM*
On the Street: a walking tour through the Lower East Side in search of contemporary art. During a tour led by an art educator, families will have the opportunity to discover the many places and forms in which contemporary art can be found. Using a Polaroid camera (one per family) participants will record their findings and create a scrapbook.


Children

Family Day is a day full of activities exclusively for families with children age 6 and older. This event goes hand-in-hand with New Museum exhibitions and projects and looks to expand the understanding of contemporary art among young audiences.

During the spring of 2007 the New Museum of Contemporary Art will be presenting three offsite Family Days in collaboration with community organizations in our new neighborhood.

Please save the date for the following programs:

February 17, 2007, from 1-5PM
On the Wall Mural Project: a project in which families will create a collective mural projecting their ideas of the neighborhood and the role art plays.

April 21, 2007 from 1-4 PM
On the Sidewalk: inspired by Francis Alys’ work The Collector/Mexico, D.F 1992 and the children’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon. In this program, families will contribute to the artistic embellishment of the block that surrounds the museum’s new building by decorating the sidewalk with sidewalk chalk and colorful ribbons.

June 23, 2007 from 1-3PM*
On the Street: a walking tour through the Lower East Side in search of contemporary art. During a tour led by an art educator, families will have the opportunity to discover the many places and forms in which contemporary art can be found. Using a Polaroid camera (one per family) participants will record their findings and create a scrapbook.


Students

G: Class (The Global Classroom) is an innovative arts education program established by the New Museum of Contemporary Art. It is the mission of G:Class to empower youth to think critically about global issues and locate themselves within a global context through contemporary art, architecture and design.

G:Class helps high school teachers engage their students in three major ways:

1) Curriculum and Professional Development
G:Class works with teachers to seamlessly integrate contemporary art, design, and architecture with a global focus into their existing curricula including, but not limited to, literary arts, social studies, and studio art classes. G:Class also offers supplemental professional development workshops to help teachers realize the full potential of contemporary art and visual culture as an interdisciplinary teaching tool.

2) G:Class Seminar Series
G:Class brings recognized artists, designers, and architects into the classroom to run workshops and seminars with students, directly linking to the classroom curriculum. The G:Class Seminar Series provides students with the rare opportunity to meet and interact with artists and other creative professionals to address current global issues and simultaneously promote the arts as potential career options for young people.

3) G:Class Website
The G:Class Website will connect and activate a global network of teachers, students, and artists through online forums, multi-collaborator projects, and other digital resources. The G:Class website serves as an integral learning environment for teachers and students and will utilize G:Class’ ever-evolving network.

G:Class is working with The Beacon S...+ [ Read all ]


Adults

The New Museum's public programs aim to broaden the understanding and appreciation of contemporary visual culture through an engaging and dynamic series of talks, critical discussions, performances, screenings, public projects, and new media events.


Membership

Join the New Museum or upgrade your membership now to be involved with our programs and activities at an exclusive level.

For more information, to join or upgrade, contact the Membership Department at 212-219-1222 x226 or via email at membership@newmuseum.org. You can also download a membership form on the website.


Sponsorship

Potential sponsors should contact Regan Grusy, Director of Development, at 212-219-1222 x223 or rgrusy@newmuseum.org with inquiries regarding all levels of innovative sponsorships.


Venue hire

The museum's new 60,000-square-foot location on the Bowery is slated to open in the fall of 2007. The top floor of the seven-story structure will have south- and west-facing views, and will be a multipurpose space available for events, with a warming kitchen as well as an adjoining terrace. The museum's lobby will also be available and will feature a café; there will also be a 188-seat theater. Event rentals require corporate membership donations of at least $5,000. Please contact Angela Nevarez, Special Events Director, at 212-219-1222 x254 or anevarez@newmuseum.org.