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Screening of Doin’ It In The Park with the filmmaker

St. John's Recreation Center

brooklyn Sun, Feb 09, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Film contains strong language. RSVP to or call 718 771-2787

Intro to Wet Plate with Lisa Elmaleh

Center for Alternative Photography: Penumbra Foundation

Manhattan Sat, Feb 08, 2014 - Sun, Feb 09, 2014

In this workshop, instructor Lisa Elmaleh will teach students how to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in camera. Students will learn the techniques of preparing the plate, pouring collodion, exposing, developing, fixing and varnishing as well as chemical mixing and safety.Workshop participants will be using 4”x5” wood reproduction wet ...

4th Annual Athena Film Festival

Barnard College

Manhattan Thu, Feb 06, 2014 - Sun, Feb 09, 2014

Now in its fourth year, the Athena Film Festival -- a celebration of women and leadership -- is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world. The four-day festival, which includes conversations with directors, producers and actors, as ...

Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925

Neue Galerie

Manhattan Thu, Oct 03, 2013 - Mon, Feb 10, 2014

This exhibition of masterworks explores the development of Kandinsky’s art over a crucial period of time: from the Blaue Reiter period into the pure abstraction and total environments of his Bauhaus years.

Facing Our Truth: Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege

National Black Theatre

Manhattan Wed, Feb 05, 2014 - Mon, Feb 10, 2014

Opening on February 5th 2014, Trayvon Martin’s birthday, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) in association with The New Black Fest present Facing Our Truth: 10 minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege. This limited engagement will run from February 5 – 10, 2014 as part of National ...

Darkness & Light Symposium

Scandinavia House

Manhattan Sat, Feb 22, 2014 - Tue, Feb 11, 2014

An afternoon symposium with Nordic museum directors, curators, and artists in conversation about the state of contemporary photography in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Participants include Elina Heikka, Finnish Museum of Photography; María Karen Sigurdardóttir, Reykjavík Museum of Photography; Ingrid Nilsson, Preus Museum, Norway; Anna Tellgren, Moderna Museet, Sweden; ...

Avedon: Women Book Signing

Gagosian Shop

Manhattan Tue, Feb 11, 2014, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gagosian Shop is pleased to announce a book signing with writer Joan Juliet Buck and model China Machado to celebrate the exhibition catalogue Avedon: Women.

NYC Parks: Arts, Culture & Fun. Screening of “Las Marthas”

Arrow Community Center

queens Wed, Feb 12, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dating from the aftermath of the US- Mexican War, the annual Debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, is unlike any other. The film Las Marthas follows two Mexican-American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and tension over immigration.

Go from artist to creative entrepreneur!

Queens Council on the Arts

queens Wed, Feb 12, 2014, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Financial literacy is critical to managing one’s art. Without it you can’t successfully budget for a theater production, tell a potential investor your funding needs or cover your personal bills. Learn how to prioritize needs over wants and appropriately manage cash flow with Tricia M. Taitt, a professional dancer and ...

Eight Strokes & the Moving Word

Chen Dance Center

Manhattan Tue, Dec 10, 2013 - Thu, Jan 01, 1970

H.T. Chen & Dancers will give 30 performances of "Eight Strokes & the Moving Word," an innovative one-hour performance with live narration, audience interaction, video and excerpts of both traditional and contemporary dance.

Billy Budd

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House

Brooklyn Fri, Feb 07, 2014 - Thu, Feb 13, 2014

As part of a worldwide celebration of the composer’s 100th birthday, Benjamin Britten’s sweeping, seafaring masterpiece comes to BAM in a spectacular production from Glyndebourne Festival Opera, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage (former artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse).

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Series

Mon, Jan 13, 2014 - Thu, Feb 13, 2014

This February, Schomburg Education will launch the series with two school day screenings and post-screening conversations during Black History Month.