February 27, 2015
Five for Friday: How Is this Art? or What I Learned from Conceptual Art

When you visit a modern art museum it can be easy to find yourself looking at a blank white canvas or a pile of bricks and wonder, “How is this art? Shouldn’t art be about [...]

February 25, 2015
FOUND! Photographs from MoMA’s 1944 Norman Bel Geddes’ War Maneuver Models Exhibition

As Archives Specialist in the MoMA Archives, I am always on the prowl for images depicting how our exhibitions were installed. Sadly, up until the 1960s only about 75% of MoMA’s exhibitions were documented with official [...]

February 24, 2015
The LP Cover: A Counter-Cultural Icon

The Beatles’ Revolver, with Klaus Voorman’s haunting illustration and photo-collage work, was the first LP cover added to the design collection in my time at MoMA and I was thrilled to see it arrive. Recently Help!, [...]

February 23, 2015
This Week at MoMA: February 23–March 1

Winter can make even the most extroverted people feel lonely. So what better time to come to the Museum, where the galleries are buzzing, and our programs—talks with artists, story time for toddlers, impromptu drawing [...]

February 20, 2015
Trains and Cars: A Gallery Tour with The Forever Now artist Joe Bradley

In conjunction with the exhibition The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, we invited several artists from the show to walk us through MoMA’s permanent collection galleries and discuss a few artworks. Revisiting [...]

February 18, 2015
This Page Has Some Issues

In a London gallery, a volume of an encyclopedia lies open. Someone snaps a shutter, exposing the spread to a single frame of film. Someone turns the page and the process is repeated, page by [...]

February 16, 2015
This Week at MoMA: February 16–22

If you’ve got the day off in honor of Presidents’ Day, you could sleep in and do nothing… but you could also do something amazing at MoMA. Here’s what we recommend for the week:

February 13, 2015
Do You Know Your MoMA? 2/13/15

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works from MoMA’s collection—all currently on view throughout the Museum—please submit your answers by [...]

February 12, 2015
Museums as the R&D of Society

Historically, museums have played an active role in civic life by cultivating dialogue and prompting action around critical issues, at times creating impossible diplomatic bridges even in the midst of long-standing international conflicts.

February 11, 2015
Documentary Fortnight 2015: Everyday Hauntings

The selections in this year’s Documentary Fortnight: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media (February 13 through 27) cast an intriguing look at life using a range of storytelling approaches—poetic, hybrid, observational, and dramatic. [...]

Featured Series

1913 Centennial Celebration

MoMA celebrates the landmark year 1913 with a series of videos highlighting important works from 1913 in the Museum’s collection.
Featured Series

Learning and Engagement

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

Five for Friday

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

An Auteurist History of Film

Curator Charles Silver's weekly column explores the work of cinema's signature filmmakers.

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