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March 28, 2016  |  This Week at MoMA
This Week at MoMA: March 28–April 3

It’s #MuseumWeek on Twitter, so be sure to follow our tweets for special stories, photos, and videos all week long. While you’re here, don’t miss these highlights:

Assemble group photo (detail)

Assemble group photo (detail)

• Tonight, join the London-based architecture collective Assemble in a conversation about their innovative approaches to building and spatial tactics for social activism. Space is limited, so e-mail [email protected] to RSVP.

• A weeklong run of Tay Garnett’s 1930 feature Her Man—unquestionably the most down-and-dirty version of “Frankie and Johnnie” ever filmed—kicks off on Tuesday, accompanied by other rarely seen films by Garnett, as well as the little seen 1936 film Frankie and Johnnie.

Participant selecting text to erase from Broodthaers' Le Corbeau et le Renard

Participant selecting text to erase from Broodthaers’ Le Corbeau et le Renard

Weekly poetry-making workshops, held in conjunction with the Marcel Broodthaers exhibition, take place on Tuesday. Led by poet Elizabeth Zuba, these drop-in workshops are free with admission on a first-come, first-served basis, with sessions starting at 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00 p.m.

• Join a gallery session on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. to explore the new exhibition Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty and try your hand at transforming subject matter in a short drawing activity involving tracing, inversion, and recombination.

Shomei Tomatsu. Hibakusha Tomitarō Shimotani, Nagasaki (detail). 1961. Gelatin silver print, 13 × 18 3/4" (33 × 47.6 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 2016 Shomei Tomatsu

Shomei Tomatsu. Hibakusha Tomitarō Shimotani, Nagasaki (detail). 1961. Gelatin silver print, 13 × 18 3/4″ (33 × 47.6 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the artist © 2016 Shomei Tomatsu

• Sunday is the last day to catch Soldier, Spectre, Shaman: The Figure and the Second World War, a stirring exhibition about artists’ struggles to depict the human body in a wide range of mediums in the wake of global catastrophe.

• At MoMA PS1 Sunday is the Spring Open House, celebrating the new exhibitions Projects 103: Thea Djordjadze; Cao Fei; and Rodney McMillian: Landscape Paintings. And in the evening artist Cao Fei joins Chinatown-based rap group The Notorious MSG for a Sunday Sessions performance.