Events include a live streamed conversation at 5PM EST with Jessica B. Harris, curator of African/American: Making the Nation’s Table, and Pierre Thiam, executive chef and co-owner of Teranga, the fast-casual dining concept located inside The Africa Center. Harris and Thiam will discuss their careers as culinary ambassadors, and Harris’ new book Vintage Postcards from the African World: In the Dignity of Their Work and the Joy of Their Play.
Virtual Museum Mile visitors will also have the opportunity to contribute an African American culinary hero to The Legacy Quilt as part of the upcoming exhibit, organized by the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) in partnership with The Africa Center.
Additional programs include a kid-friendly animation workshop led by artist Ezra Wube, including an overview of the artist’s installation Project Junction, and insight into his mixed-media practice.
Honoring its renowned Permanent Collection and its roots in El Barrio (East Harlem), El Museo del Barrio will present The Artists, recorded interviews with a selection of artists who have enriched our Collection; a fun game about La Colección with El Museo Curators Rodrigo Moura, Susanna Temkin, and special guests; and ¡Muevete!, a live DJ set by legendary artists NinaSky on Zoom Live, spinning a unique sound; a fusion of hip hop, r&b, pop and reggae.
Events include the Museum’s new live-streamed series, Curators from the Couch: Who We Are a discussion with Chief Curator and Deputy Director Sarah Henry, information designer Giorgia Lupi, and artist and computer scientist Brian Foo; and conversations with cartoonist Roz Chast and novelist and Hugo award-winner, N.K. Jemisin – both part of the MCNY Live series.
Events include an interview with artist Rachel Feinstein talking about the exhibition Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone; a discussion with artists Rachel Feinstein and Lisa Yuskavage, filmmaker Tamara Jenkins, and curator Kelly Taxter, about storytelling, gender, and identity-based art making; a performance for families from The Paper Bag Players at Home; and art activities for families.
Events include a hands-on activity Design at Home: Potato Stamp Pattern Making Inspired by Eva Zeisel; a virtual exhibition tour of Contemporary Muslim Fashions; and the design talk Exploring A.I.: Data Portraits.
Events include a Virtual Stroller tour/talk for young children at 3 pm; Guggenheim at Large, which offers several ways to engage with the Guggenheim’s iconic art collection and architecture safely from home including the Guggenheim Circular series, where curators share themes of heightened resonance in this unprecedented time; Sketch with Jeff, a hands-on activity for families with Guggenheim teaching artist Jeff Hopkins that explores the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright building; and a self-directed audio/visual experience via the Guggenheim Digital Audio Guide.
Events include a virtual tour of Madame d’Ora with the exhibition curator Dr. Monika Faber; a hands-on arts and crafts activity, Making Hats: Use What You Have, with style icon Deborah Rapoport, who will inspire adults and children alike to repurpose and recycle household items to construct fantastic hats; and baking Linzer Cookies:
A Recipe from Café Sabarsky, a step-by-step guide to follow the famous Linzer Cookie recipe from Café Sabarsky.
Café Sabarsky is included in the NYCOTC article on best restaurants inside NYC museums.
Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer pictured here is also called Woman in Gold, and was the subject of a Hollywood film of the same name, starring Helen Mirren as a descendant of Adele Bloch-Bauer determined to get her family’s painting back from Nazi looters after World War Two.
Events include virtual exhibition tours of Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara and Gerhard Richter: Painting After All; a pre-recorded interview with artist Wangechi Mutu; design your own puppet and banjo using recycled materials with #MetKids Create videos; flower crown making with @MetTeens (on Instagram); and streaming a 2019 MetLiveArts dance performance by Silas Farley filmed in Museum galleries.