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June 22, 2015  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: June 22–28

Time is on your side this week, from architecture for the future, utopia through history, and 10 years of change on the Lower East Side, to party time at MoMA PS1:

Rendering of Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation’s COSMO, winning design of the 2015 Young Architects Program. The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1. Image courtesy of Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation

Rendering of Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation’s COSMO, winning design of the 2015 Young Architects Program. The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1. Image courtesy of Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation

• Finalists’ proposals and winning submissions for this year’s Young Architects Program go on view in MoMA’s lobby beginning on Wednesday, while this year’s winning project, COSMO, has just been unveiled at MoMA PS1.

• Thursday brings the annual MoMA PS1 Benefit Gala. The event, which features a seated dinner and cocktails, takes place at MoMA.

Jade Hicks during rehearsals for Steffani Jemison's Promise Machine. The Museum of Modern Art, June 7, 2015. Photo: Julieta Cervantes

Jade Hicks during rehearsals for Steffani Jemison’s Promise Machine. The Museum of Modern Art, June 7, 2015. Photo: Julieta Cervantes

• Join artist Steffani Jemison on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday (at 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.) for the premiere of Promise Machine, her new multipart commission in conjunction with the exhibition of Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series. The performance, which takes place in the galleries, is free with admission.

Warm Up at MoMA PS1. Photo: Charles Roussel

Warm Up at MoMA PS1. Photo: Charles Roussel

• The summer officially starts at MoMA PS1 on Saturday with the start of Warm Up’s weekly dance parties, bringing people together and presenting the best in experimental live music, sound, and DJs. This week’s line-up includes Pachanga Boys, Eclair Fifi, Samantha Urbani, Amnesia Scanner, and The Black Madonna.

• On Saturday, two new exhibitions open at MoMA: Zoe Leonard: Analogue, which features all 412 photographs from Zoe Leonard’s decade-long project in an expansive installation in the Marron Atrium; and Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture, which marks the 50th anniversary of the death of visionary architect and designer Frederick Kiesler and the legacy of his Endless House project.

The Adventures of Sam Space. 1953. USA. Directed by Paul G. Sprunck. Courtesy Bob Furmanek

The Adventures of Sam Space. 1953. USA. Directed by Paul G. Sprunck. Courtesy Bob Furmanek

• Don’t miss archivist Bob Furmanek’s program of 3-D Rarities—including the earliest surviving stereoscopic film, a 1940 promotional film for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the stop-motion animation The Adventures of Sam Space, and a Technicolor short produced for the Chrysler Pavilion of the New York World’s Fair—on Sunday.