Here’s what’s going on this week:
• On Monday, visitors ages 65 and up can join Prime Time, MoMA’s initiative to engage older New Yorkers, for Printmaking Workshop: Personal Symbols and Brands, and explore art-making activities inspired by the work of Andy Warhol.
• Join filmmaker Lynne Sachs on Wednesday for Tributaries: Zora Neale Hurston and Other Chroniclers of the Deep South, part of the film series A Road Three Hundred Years Long: Cinema and the Great Migration. The program includes Sachs’s documentary portrait of the Reverend L. O. Taylor, a Memphis-based Baptist minister and amateur photographer and filmmaker who documented black life in the Jim Crow South during the 1930s and 1940s.
• Also part of A Road Three Hundred Years Long: Cinema and the Great Migration, on Friday curator Leah Dickerman discusses Jacob Lawrence’s relationship with MoMA film curator Jay Leyda, The Harmon Foundation, and the cinematic aspects of Lawrence’s Great Migration panels in the program Jacob Lawrence, Jay Leyda, and Soviet Montage.
• This week pioneering artist Yvonne Rainer presents the the East Coast premiere of The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there’s nothing left to move? The performances are sold out, but you can tune in on Saturday for a live-streamed conversation with Rainer, writer Lynne Tilman, scholar Douglas Crimp, and curator Ana Janevski.
• Celebrating the centennial of 3-D, beginning Saturday the Department of Film presents 3-D Summer, featuring the New York digital “re-premiere” of John Farrow’s 1954 John Wayne Western Hondo, plus a brand-new scan of George Sidney’s 1953 MGM musical version of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me Kate, and presentations of 3-D Rarities, a collection of historically significant and/or plain silly stereoscopic films.
• On Sunday, head downtown to the MoMA Design Store Soho for Sundays in Soho: Build a Swiss Army Knife with Victorinox, and customize and build your own Swiss Army Knife.