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August 2, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013: We’re Hitting the Halfway Point
Destiny Ortiz, aka Wavy Spice, dances at Warm Up, MoMA PS1, Saturday, July 27, 2013. Photo By Zachary Newton

Destiny Ortiz, aka Wavy Spice, dances at Warm Up, MoMA PS1, Saturday, July 27, 2013. Photo By Zachary Newton

There was a perfect combination of amazing weather and masterful musicianship at Warm Up last Saturday, and there is even more on the way. We were visited by Cologne’s very own Roosevelt, followed by Londoners Daniel Avery and Ben UFO Read more

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July 26, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013: It Just Keeps Getting Better
Warm Up 2013, MoMA PS1, July 20, 2013. Photo: Charles Roussel

Warm Up 2013, MoMA PS1, July 20, 2013. Photo: Charles Roussel

This summer, week by week, artist by artist, Warm Up continues to outdo itself—and last weekend was no exception. It saw a DJ set from Brooklyn’s own Obey City; Fade to Mind Records’  vocalist, Kelela, performing a live set and singing with DJ L-VIS 1990 (who also turned in a stellar DJ set). Read more

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July 12, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013: Kicking Off Week Three
Warm Up 2013. MoMA PS1, Saturday, July 6, 2013. Photo: Charles Roussel

The crowd goes wild during the second week of Warm Up 2013. MoMA PS1, Saturday, July 6, 2013. Photo: Charles Roussel

Following last week’s sweaty dance party with Anthony Naples, DJ Qu, Kim Ann Foxman, and the Martinez Brothers, the July 13 Warm Up, the third of the season, welcomes a number of adventurous producers from across North America to the courtyard at MoMA PS1. Read more

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July 5, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013: Week One in Pictures

MoMA PS1′s annual Warm Up summer music festival kicked off last Saturday (and continues through September 7)! Check out the slideshow Read more

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June 27, 2013  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2013 Is Here!
Warm Up 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

Warm Up 2012. Photo: Loren Wohl

For those in attendance at MoMA PS1′s 2012 events, there was one palpable difference from years past: more people. 

On two occasions, the adjoining courtyards, under the misty gaze of Wendy, hit sold-out capacity. Read more

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My Friends Immersed in their Brilliant Work: Cross-Museum Collective Teens X Ryan McNamara
Alya Albert and Ryan McNamara holding hands as part of her performance piece

Alya Albert and Ryan McNamara holding hands as part of her performance

Alya Albert, 19, is an alumnus of our In the Making teen arts program and a second-year Cross-Museum Collective member. On Sunday May 19, she and the other CMC teens, under the guidance of artist Ryan McNamara, created a series of in-gallery performances and provocations at MoMA PS1. Read more

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April 11, 2013  |  MoMA PS1
MoMA PSI VW Dome 2: Rocking My Rockaways
Dome 2 at the end of the day. Photo by Pamela Popeson

Dome 2 at the end of the day. Photo by Pamela Popeson

If you can picture that moment in an adventure movie when the adventurers come crawling up to the crest of a hill to scope out what’s next on their horizon, then you can imagine the scene in Rockaway Beach as the MoMAPS1 VW Dome 2 first appeared on our horizon, which is to say on  Shorefront Parkway and Beach 94th and 95th Streets, just a stone’s throw from the ocean and the former boardwalk. Read more

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February 6, 2013  |  Library and Archives, MoMA PS1
The MoMA PS1 Archives Are Now Open!
Exterior photograph of MoMA , c. 1978. Photographer unknown. MoMA PS1 Archives, VIII.I.27.

Exterior photograph of MoMA , c. 1978. Photographer unknown. MoMA PS1 Archives, VIII.I.27

More than four years ago, at the end of 2008, MoMA and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center officially completed their 10-year affiliation process. At that time, The Museum of Modern Art Archives received custody of the organizational records, curatorial documents, exhibition paraphernalia, and other materials of historical importance saved by the institution over four decades of groundbreaking programming. Read more

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November 19, 2012  |  Artists, MoMA PS1
Drag Queens and Chalices: The Art of Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt

In the video below, take a tour of multimedia artist Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt’s studio. His mixed-media constructions, collages, and installations—marked by a trashy opulence concocted from household items and dollar stores—are the subject of the exhibition Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: Tender Love Among the Junk, on view at MoMA PS1 through April 1, 2013. Read more

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September 7, 2012  |  Warm Up
Warm Up 2012 Closes at an All-Time High

Warm Up, MoMA PS1, September 1, 2012

Last Saturday’s Warm Up—the second-to-last of the 2012 season—went down in superhero style.

After headliner James Holden called from LAX with the heartbreaking news that his flight would be delayed well past performance time, a flurry of phone calls, text messages, and e-mails went out from the Warm Up curator crew to find a last-minute substitute. Read more