February 29, 2016  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: February 29–March 6

Here are the highlights:

The Ladies Man. 1961. USA. Directed by Jerry Lewis

The Ladies Man. 1961. USA. Directed by Jerry Lewis

• On Tuesday, we kick off a 17-film retrospective—all presented in rare 35mm prints—celebrating the career of Jerry Lewis, who celebrates his 90th birthday on March 16. The series begins with a special program of rare film clips, home movies, and kinescopes of Lewis and comedy partner Dean Martin.

• Don’t miss The Armory Party at MoMA on Wednesday night, benefitting the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. The event celebrates the opening of the 2016 Armory Show and features a live performance by HolyGhost! and a DJ set by The Range. Get tickets today.

• Our latest Modern Matinees series also starts on Wednesday with a full range of animated masterpieces, from the early short Gertie the Dinosaur (1914) to Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are (2009).


• Join us on Saturday for the Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon, a day of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. The event kicks off at 10:00 a.m. with a live-streamed conversation on contemporary feminism and digital culture, featuring writer Orit Gat, artist and activist Reina Gossett, and New York Times technology columnist Jenna Wortham, moderated by Fiona Romeo, MoMA’s Director of Digital Content and Strategy.

• And Sunday is the last day to see Endless House: Intersections of Art and Architecture, an exhibition looking at the unrealized project of the same name by architect Frederick Kiesler, along with contemporary visions for single-family homes by both artists and architects including Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry, Louise Bourgeois, and Bruce Nauman.