As August comes to a close, the eclecticism of New York City events is still evident with a historical re-enactment, an urban planning potluck, and special museum events.
Monday, August 24th
Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See.
Tuesday, August 25th
The Design Trust for Public Space will have its second Public Space Potluck this summer at Staten Island’s Pier 1 from 6-8pm, in front of the National Lighthouse Museum and a short walk from the Staten Island Ferry. RSVP to attend, and bring a dish to share.
Wednesday, August 26th
J.P. Sniadecki filmed his evocative documentary The Iron Ministry over a period of three years while riding across China’s elaborate railway network. Screen this film at MoMA at 7pm.
Thursday, August 27th
The opening of the new Storefront for Art and Architecture archive at Industry City, followed by reception at Industry City Distillery. Featuring works from 1,500+ of the most experimental and thought-provoking architects, artists, and designers. Members event, by RSVP.
Friday, August 28th
Exit Room in Bushwick will present the show, Weird World by the Weird Crew, 10 pop-surrealist artists from Germany and Austria.
Saturday, August 29th
It’s the last day of the Central Park Summer Film Fest, with films from the the year 1980. Playing on Sunday: Superman II.
Sunday, August 30th
The Morbid Anatomy Flea Market will be held at the Bell House selling taxidermy artful bones, unusual antiques, obscure books, and assorted curiosities.
Commemorate the Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery with re-enactment, parade and horse rides.