Art and film come to life this week with an array of special programs. Check out these highlights:
• As the closing date for Making Music Modern approaches, don’t miss out on special gallery experiences all week long—from a matinee screening of early music videos on the Scopitone to a rare performance on the Mechanical Flux Orchestra to STRATURDAY, a day of live Stratocaster demos in the gallery with special musical guests.
• On Wednesday at The Newsstand, in the exhibition Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, New York–based artist Nathaniel Matthews presents a one-day exhibition of his Me with Cops project, for which the artist was photographed with NYPD officers over the course of three years.
• A weeklong run celebrating the restoration of the black-cast 1913 feature Lime Kiln Club Field Day, starring Bert Williams, begins on Wednesday, preceded by a presentation by John T. Reddick, Harlem historian and Columbia University Community Scholar
• Are you part of the creative community? Artist members can enjoy a special Artist Member Open House on Wednesday evening. Learn more about how to qualify for this discounted membership and become a member today.
• On Sunday, take a special after-hours tour of the acclaimed exhibitions or Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934–1954. Space is limited, so get your tickets today.