Sacred Spaces of the Lower East Side
October 7, 2–4 pm
Immigrant groups invariably made their way to Manhattan’s Lower East Side to find housing with relatives or friends when they first arrived in America. During this walking tour, participants will explore St. Mark’s-in-the-Bowery area where Peter Stuyvesant is buried, hear the German history in the Church of The Most Holy Redeemer, and visit the venerable Hare Krishna Elm Tree.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel: Catholic Life in New York
October 13, 3 pm
In the fall of 1937, the Italian American members of the lay Catholic organization, the Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, began constructing a grotto in Rosebank, Staten Island; the result was a thirty-foot-high shrine. Join for an onsite exploration of the shrine’s cultural significance.
Border Crossings: This and Other Worlds
Taking inspiration from celebrations likes Dia de Los Muertos, The Ghost Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Bon Festival, and All Saints Day, Border Crossings considers the myriad of ways in which we honor those who are no longer with us. Join for a three day series of programs, performances, installations and workshops at the Green-Wood Cemetery exploring the crossing of literal and metaphoric borders.
Objects of Care & Resistance from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
December 7, 6:30 pm
An estimated ten thousand people have died while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. This lecture event will convene artists, humanitarians, and human rights activists from the borderlands to discuss how migrants have transmitted their care, faith, or politics through material objects.
Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place is on view at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery through January 6, 2019. For information, visit bgc.bard.edu/exhibitions
The settlement comes after Tate prevented an artist who exposed sexual harassment by one of its largest donors from co-curating an exhibition.
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The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection
Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21.
Advocacy groups are pushing for a 5% royalty in resales, which would pertain even after the artist dies, in which case the funds would go to their estate.
This week, the Getty Museum is returning ancient terracottas to Italy, parsing an antisemitic mural at Documenta, an ancient gold find in Denmark, a new puritanism, slavery in early Christianity, and much more.
Art and photographs, publications from the 19th and 20th centuries, manuscripts, posters and more are set to cross the auction block on August 18.
The absence of an explicit framing of American art, in all of its diversity, as a visual culture of empire distorts and hampers our ability to understand — and reimagine — our social world.
The gap between the material body and the psychological one, which we all too often take for granted, is one of the underlying themes of Hiro’s exhibition.
David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin join forces to bring awareness to the plight of Indigenous women and girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
Metrograph’s series The Process features films that were either directed by Robert M. Young or made with the help of Irving Young’s postproduction facility.
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