Take a break from the ordinary this week with seasonal summer concerts, acclaimed films, and public programs for all ages. Don’t miss out!
• Join us in the Sculpture Garden today, Monday, July 14, for another installment of Agora, MoMA’s month-long series of informal discussions between visitors and Museum educators to explore open-ended questions relating to visitors’ museum experience.
• Also, on Monday, July 14, drop into MoMA Art Lab: Movement with kids ages five and up to see live-action and animated short films from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the program Watch This! Objects in Motion.
• On Wednesday, July 16 (or Thursday, or Friday), catch a midday screening of Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon (1975)—an adaptation of the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray—as part of An Auteurist History of Film.
• On Thursday, July 17, join us for MoMA Nights, when the Museum galleries are open until 8:00 p.m. and musicians perform in the Sculpture Garden at 6:30 p.m., with dining and snack options available outside and in our Terrace 5 café. This week’s performance is by Ex Hex, the pop-punk power trio led by Mary Timony (formerly of Helium and Wild Flag).
• The film series Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Institute’s commitment to supporting native/indigenous filmmakers, continues this week through July 21. On Saturday, July 19, a screening of Heather Rae’s Trudell (2005) is followed by a discussion with the director.
• Come to Summergarden on Sunday, July 20, MoMA’s month-long, free weekly concert series of jazz and classical music in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. This week’s concert, Juilliard Concert II: New Music for String Quartet with Flute, performed by members of The New Juilliard Ensemble under the artistic direction of Joel Sachs, includes the world premiere of Roberto Sierra’s Duo Concertante.