Paul Signac. Opus 217. Against the Enamel of a Background Rhythmic with Beats and Angles, Tones, and Tints, Portrait of M. Félix Fénéon in 1890. Oil on canvas, 29 × 36 1/2" (73.5 × 92.5 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller. © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

Join Us on Selected Thursdays for Virtual Views into Our Exhibitions and Collection

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Mar 30, 2020

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We’re bringing our galleries to you with Virtual Views. You’ll find exclusive access to Donald Judd’s revolutionary sculptures, Dorothea Lange’s powerful photographs, intimate home movies, and more. We’ll take you inside an exhibition or a favorite artwork from the collection through video stories and curator Q&As, as well as audio playlists and feature articles.

Selected Thursdays on, audiences around the world can join us for a new virtual experience:

Explore past Virtual Views


August 6, 13, 20, and 27
Film Vault Summer Camp | virtual exploration
Every Thursday in August, we’re streaming selections of historic films from the MoMA collection, from early silents and rare restorations to landmarks of the Dada movement and an Andy Warhol classic. And be sure to join us on Thursday, August 13, at 8:00 p.m. EDT for a live Q&A with Rajendra Roy, MoMA’s Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film, and award-winning director, screenwriter, and producer Todd Haynes, as they discuss how filmmakers use restored and archival materials to inspire new work.

JULY 2020

July 2
Video Lives | virtual exploration
Explore the evolution of video as an art form, and why it is particularly relevant for artists in our current moment. Join us for a live Q&A with Stuart Comer, MoMA’s Lonti Ebers Chief Curator of Media and Performance, and celebrated artist Joan Jonas, and watch seven works by some of today’s most important video artists, introductory films, and more.

July 16
Gordon Parks | virtual exploration
Take a close look at the work of photographer, filmmaker, memoirist, novelist, choreographer, composer, and poet Gordon Parks. Join us for a live Q&A with Sarah Meister, curator in MoMA’s Department of Photography; Nicole Fleetwood, professor at Rutgers University and curator of the forthcoming MoMA PS1 exhibition Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration; and Khalil Muhammad, professor at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and former director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, as they discuss Parks’s work.

July 30
New York, Open City | virtual exploration
Join us for a live Q&A with curator Martino Stierli, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design; architect Elizabeth Diller, cofounding partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R); and Mabel O. Wilson, architect, scholar, and associate director of the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) at Columbia University, to kick off an exploration of major architectural projects, from the UN Building to the High Line, that helped to define our city.

JUNE 2020

June 18
Faith Ringgold | virtual exploration
Take a close look at the work of artist Faith Ringgold through a live Q&A with Ringgold and curator Anne Umland, and more.

MAY 2020

May 7
The Sculpture Garden | virtual exploration

Rediscover one of NYC’s most beloved outdoor spaces, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden. Share your stories during a live Q&A with curators Ann Temkin and Peter Reed, relive some of the most inspiring—and wildest—moments in our Sculpture Garden’s history, follow a guided meditation, see how huge sculptures are installed with cranes, and much more.

May 14
Neri Oxman: Material Ecology | virtual exhibition exploration
Experience Neri Oxman’s pioneering work at the convergence of materials science, digital fabrication technologies, and organic design. Learn how silkworms can build houses during a live Q&A with Oxman and senior curator Paola Antonelli—plus audio, video, and more.

May 21
Amy Sillman—The Shape of Shape | virtual exhibition exploration
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the acclaimed Artist’s Choice exhibition curated by painter Amy Sillman. Join Sillman in conversation with Michelle Kuo, the Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture, as they talk about the importance of shape, the shape-making outliers of art history, and Sillman’s new zine.

May 28
Sur moderno | virtual exhibition exploration
Celebrate modern Latin American art with paintings, sculptures, and works on paper donated to the Museum by the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Join us for a live Q&A and multimedia features in Spanish and English.

APRIL 2020

April 9
Home Movies | Virtual film exhibition
Our Virtual Views kicked off on April 9 with Home Movies. Watch the latest in our How to See series, about Home Movies, inspired by the exhibition Private Lives Public Spaces; hear curators talk about the history, unique aesthetics, and emotional discoveries of amateur films; stream videos that appear in the exhibition; and be inspired to make your own movies in this homebound moment.

April 16
Félix Fénéon: The Anarchist and the Avant-Garde—From Signac to Matisse and Beyond | Virtual exhibition exploration
Explore Fénéon’s life and the art that inspired him with a live Q&A with MoMA director Glenn Lowry and curator Starr Figura, introductory videos, curator-selected highlights from the exhibition, and audio.

April 23
Judd | Virtual exhibition exploration
Immerse yourself in the world of Donald Judd, an artist who revolutionized sculpture. Catch a live Q&A with chief curator Ann Temkin and Flavin Judd, artistic director of the Judd Foundation—plus introductory videos, audio with contemporary artists reflecting on the impact of Judd's work, and more.

April 30
Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures | Virtual exhibition exploration
Explore iconic works that redefined how we see America with a live Q&A with curator Sarah Meister and photographer Sally Mann—plus introductory videos, poetry and artist’s books inspired by Lange, and the mystery around one of the most famous photographs in the world.