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November 16, 2015  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: November 16–22

Our newly redesigned calendar will help you plan your visit any day that you decide to come to the Museum, but here are some of this week’s standouts:

• This week begins with Modern Mondays, featuring artist and filmmaker Luke Fowler presenting the New York City premiere of his To the Editor of Amateur Photographer. After the screening, Fowler joins artist and writer Emma Hedditch and MoMA curator Stuart Comer for a discussion.

Blue Jasmine. 2013. USA. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics/Photofest

Blue Jasmine. 2013. USA. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics/Photofest

• On Tuesday night, our annual Film Benefit celebrates the 80th anniversary of MoMA’s film collection and honors Academy Award–winning actor Cate Blanchett.

• On Wednesday, join academics, architects, and thinkers for the second in the two-part symposium Going Global? The Art-Education-Speculation Complex, an exploration of the roles museums and universities play in the minefield of global capitalism. The event is free but RSVP is required.

• All ages are welcome for a book signing and interactive drawing activity with graphic designer, illustrator, and author Dorothée de Monfried at the Design Store in Soho on Saturday afternoon.

Les Tulipes. 1907. France. Directed by Segundo de Chomón. Courtesy EYE Filmmuseum

Les Tulipes. 1907. France. Directed by Segundo de Chomón. Courtesy EYE Filmmuseum

• As part of the To Save and Project film series, take in a Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema on Sunday, with breathtaking examples of hand painting, dyeing, and stencil coloring from the collection of EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. This program, which celebrates the recent publication of Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema, features piano accompaniment by Donald Sosin and an introduction by scholars Giovanna Fossati and Tom Gunning.