February 12, 2016
Don, the MoMA Guard Dog

In June 1933, Don, a German Shepherd, was given to The Museum of Modern Art by Vanity Fair magazine’s kennel department. Frank Crowninshield, editor of the magazine, was a trustee of the Museum.

February 12, 2016
MoMA Collects: Andres Serrano’s Piss and Blood

For a number of years MoMA’s Department of Photography has sought to collect works by the American photographer Andres Serrano (b. 1950), and an exciting acquisition finally came to fruition through the generosity of Stephen […]

February 9, 2016
Talking with Ernie Gehr about His CARNIVAL OF SHADOWS

Ernie Gehr is a key figure in postwar American avant-garde filmmaking, best known for such experimental film works as Serene Velocity (1970) and Side/Walk/Shuttle (1991) (both of which are in MoMA’s collection). Gehr’s films dazzle […]

February 8, 2016
This Week at MoMA: February 8–14

Out of the ordinary offerings abound this week. Here are the highlights:

February 2, 2016
William S. Hart: A Pioneer Cowboy

William Surrey Hart was destined to be a cowboy. Known professionally as William S. Hart, he was born in 1864 in Newburgh, NY, into an environment of Victorian gentility.

February 1, 2016
This Week at MoMA: February 1–7

Take advantage of after-hours offerings this week to ensure you don’t miss out on the very best of what’s on view in the galleries, in the theaters, and at MoMA PS1. Check it out:

January 29, 2016
MoMA Collects: Rafael Barradas, Kim Beom, William Johnson, Chris Ofili, Kara Walker, and Others

In mid-January, two of MoMA’s six curatorial departments—Painting and Sculpture, and Drawings and Prints—held acquisitions meetings to usher into the Museum’s collection new artist’s books, posters, fabric installations, painted sculptures, and more. These meetings take […]

January 28, 2016
A Day-by-Day Look at Katharina Gaenssler’s Bauhaus Staircase photo-mural

For Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, MoMA commissioned Katharina Gaenssler to create a photo-mural right outside the exhibition galleries on the third-floor platform of the Museum’s Bauhaus Staircase, which is inspired by Walter Gropius’s […]

January 27, 2016
MoMA Collects: Simone Forti’s Dance Constructions

Before moving to New York in 1959, choreographer Simone Forti spent four heady, formative years in San Francisco. There, she trained with the postmodern dance pioneer Anna Halprin, who rejected the stylistic constraints of ballet […]

January 25, 2016
This Week at MoMA: January 25–31

If you have to dig yourself out from more than two feet of snow, you may as well have somewhere good to go. Here’s what we recommend this week:

Featured Series

Media Conservation

Learn how conservators restore and maintain media art in the digital age.

Five for Friday

MoMA staff members spotlight compelling, charming, and downright curious works in the collection.
Featured Series

Learning and Engagement

A behind-the-scenes look at learning, engagement, and experimentation from the Education team at MoMA.

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