New York Times Archive still. Photograph courtesy Ben Rubin, 2006

Archives as Instigator: Workshop (Part II)

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1:00–6:00 p.m.

The Edward John Noble Education Center, mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

Artists Experiment is an annual initiative in the Department of Education that brings together contemporary artists in dialogue with MoMA educators to conceptualize ideas for developing innovative and experimental public interactions. Learn more

Part II of Archives as Instigator uses focused discussion and hands-on exercises to explore process and to better understand the potential of archives as a medium or material for making. This special workshop will be led by Jer Thorp, data artist; Mario Klingemann, expert coder; and Emily Spivack, writer and founder of Threaded, Smithsonian's historical fashion blog. Those who sign up for the workshop will receive materials in advance to prepare for the day, and must also be registered for Archives as Instigator: Discussion (Part I) on July 7. No technical skills are required for this workshop.

This program is organized in collaboration with The Office for Creative Research through Artists Experiment.

July 12 tickets include a ticket to the July 7 program and the July 12 workshop. You must attend the July 7 event to attend the July 12 workshop. The workshop will also require some additional prep prior to the 12th. No previous experience is necessary.

Tickets ($50; $40 members and corporate members; $20 students, seniors and staff of other museums) include admission to the July 7 discussion and can be purchased online or at the information desk, the Film desk, and on the day of the program after 11:30 a.m.