MoMA PS1 Exhibition History

The below pages list every known exhibition and event staged by MoMA PS1 from 1971 through 2012. The Brooklyn Bridge Event, in 1971, is considered the first exhibition in MoMA PS1's history, though at the time of the event the Institute for Art and Urban Resources (that would become MoMA PS1) had not yet been founded. Beginning in 1972, exhibitions were held in studios at 10 Bleecker Street, in a space at 22 Reade Street dubbed the Idea Warehouse, and in the Clocktower Gallery at 108 Leonard Street. In 1976 the Institute began holding exhibitions in the P.S. 1 school building. Throughout its history, MoMA PS1 has staged exhibitions outside its usual spaces, and the exhibition list includes performances on the streets of New York, installations in the windows of Grand Central Terminal and Bonwit teller department store, and exhibitions at the Venice Biennale and elsewhere abroad. All exhibition locations are specifically noted, except when they were held at the P.S. 1 school building.

When known, exhibition participants are listed below each entry through the "Artists in the exhibition" link. Clicking on an artist's name will take you to the artists index, where you can see all other exhibitions of which the artist has been a part. If the MoMA PS1 Archives contains any documentation on a particular exhibition, that information is listed through the "List of related folders" link. The Archives contains exhibition documentation through 2006. For information on more recent exhibitions and activities please see the MoMA PS1 website.

Browse MoMA PS1 exhibitions by year:

1971–79 | 1980–89 | 1990–99 | 2000–09 | 2010–present