Posts by Marit Dewhurst
August 18, 2010  |  Events & Programs
Lady Gaga Did Not Attend This Opening

Photo by Brenda Zamora

You probably didn’t hear about the huge exhibition opening last week at MoMA—it didn’t make the front page of The New York Times Arts or Style sections; no one was interviewed on NPR about it; no pictures of the artists appeared on Art Fag City. And yet it was definitely the place to be if you are interested in mingling with the freshest faces in contemporary art.

August 4, 2010  |  Events & Programs
What I Did Last Summer

In the Making Alumni, Summer 2010, during the artmaking workshops.

We’re all familiar with the time-honored “What I 
Did Last Summer” essay. For many of us, this dreaded homework 
assignment meant trying to glamorize the hours we spent busing tables at a local restaurant or counting license plates on a family road trip. But for five hundred New York City teens, “What I Did Last Summer” is a 
chance to revisit their experience as participants in The Museum of 
Modern Art’s intensive studio art program, In the Making: Summer at 

July 21, 2010  |  Events & Programs
Brushes, Canvases, and Paint Optional

What’s so unconventional about painting?  According to the teens in MoMA’s Unconventional Painting class, a lot.