Ran Xia's IN BLUE to Premiere at The TankRan Xia's IN BLUE to Premiere at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The Tank will present the World Premiere of In Blue, written and directed by Ran Xia (more...)

BAM and Aperture Present Moderated Discussion The New Black VanguardBAM and Aperture Present Moderated Discussion The New Black Vanguard
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Aperture present The New Black Vanguard, a talk moderated by writer and critic Antwaun Sargent as he engages with the work of four emerging and established Black photographers who are pushing the fashion industry towards an inclusive future. (more...)

Rubell Museum Announces Inaugural Installation For Its New CampusRubell Museum Announces Inaugural Installation For Its New Campus
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The Rubell Museum today announced that its new campus will open on December 4, 2019 with a museum-wide installation of works that chronicle key artists, moments, and movements in vital arts centers over the past 50 years, from the East Village to Beijing, Los Angeles to Leipzig, and São Paulo to Tokyo (more...)

Artist Kehinde Wiley Times Square Sculpture To Be Permanently Installed At The Virginia Museum Of Fine ArtsArtist Kehinde Wiley Times Square Sculpture To Be Permanently Installed At The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

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Aspen Film Announces Special Events and Guests as Part of 40th Anniversary FilmfestAspen Film Announces Special Events and Guests as Part of 40th Anniversary Filmfest
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

As a follow-up to the announcement of the film program for its 40th Anniversary Filmfest, Aspen Film has released the line-up of special events and in-town guests as part of the festival taking place September 23-29, 2019. Advance film and event tickets will be available for purchase to Aspen Film members beginning today, Wednesday, September 4, and to the public on Monday, September 9. Individual tickets can be purchased at the Wheeler Opera House Box Office and at aspenshowtix.com. Festival passes and memberships can be purchased online at aspenfilm.org/aspen-film-membership/. (more...)

Suzanne Bocanegra Exhibition WARDROBE TEST Inaugurates New Brooklyn Space ART CAKESuzanne Bocanegra Exhibition WARDROBE TEST Inaugurates New Brooklyn Space ART CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Art Cake is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition Suzanne Bocanegra: Wardrobe Test, opening September 7, 2019. Located at 214 40th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Art Cake is a new organization dedicated to providing space for production and opportunities to explore creative practices. (more...)

1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH1,000+ Artists, 500+ Free Events, Hands-On Learning and More Announced For The REACH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

With more than 1,000 artists and more than 500 free events in three new sunlit pavilions and more than 130,000 square feet of new landscaped green space at the nation's cultural capital, the REACH opens its doors in exactly one month's time with 16 full days of creativity in action, providing artists and audiences with the opportunity to experience art as never before. Marking the first expansion at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its 48-year history, the REACH welcomes the public with an inclusive, multi-genre, multidisciplinary Opening Festival on September 7a?"22. See the video trailer here. (more...)

New Programming Announced For The REACH Opening FestivalNew Programming Announced For The REACH Opening Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

More artists and activities have been added to the REACH Opening Festival, the free 16-day celebration highlighting the many and varied ways that the Kennedy Center's newly expanded campus will connect, inspire, and engage audiences and artists. Please see below for an updated artist roster, and visit https:cms.kennedy-center.orgfestivalsreach for additional information. (more...)

The Flea Theater Announces New Resident DirectorsThe Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the addition of six new Resident Directors to its intensive practicum for early-career directors. Rebecca Aparicio, Jake Beckhard, Daniella Caggiano, Lauren DeLeon, Will Steinberger, and Raz Golden will join the current group of Resident Directors.  (more...)

Summer Exhibitions And Events Announced At The Guggenheim MuseumSummer Exhibitions And Events Announced At The Guggenheim Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

From June 18 through September 3, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is open until 9 pm for Summer Tuesdays, offering music and refreshments in the museum rotunda in addition to exhibitions on view in the galleries. Films, conversations, and performances enhance opportunities for visitors to engage with the museum and the Frank Lloyd Wright designed building that celebrates 60 years as an architectural icon in 2019. Also starting in June, Summer of Know, a conversation series addressing urgent issues through the generative lens of art, returns to the Guggenheim, featuring artists, activists, and other professionals discussing topics such as LGBTQIA+ rights in a global context, environmental activism, and housing rights. Details are available at guggenheim.org/calendar. (more...)

Annual Museum Mile Festival Returns For 41st YearAnnual Museum Mile Festival Returns For 41st Year
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2019-20 Season ProgrammingHubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces 2019-20 Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton proudly announce a remarkable 2019-20 season featuring a world premiere by Kyle Abraham, a world premiere by Robyn Mineko Williams, audience favorite Decadance/Chicago by Ohad Naharin, and innovative works from Hubbard Street's repertoire by Crystal Pite, Rena Butler, and Peter Chu. (more...)

The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary RecipientsThe Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) will award the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13. (more...)

Creative Time Summit's 10 Year Anniversary In NYC AnnouncedCreative Time Summit's 10 Year Anniversary In NYC Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Creative Time has announced the programming for Creative Time Summit's 10 year anniversary. Throughout the year, the public will be invited to engage with truth as an overarching theme through a series of moderated discussions, a weekend long convening, and the release of the organization's latest publication. (more...)

The Annual Museum Mile Festival Celebrates its 41st YearThe Annual Museum Mile Festival Celebrates its 41st Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Now celebrating its 41st year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting seven of New York City's finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening. The Museum Mile Festival's opening ceremony takes place at 5:45pm at El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street. Traditionally, the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and other city and state dignitaries open the Festival. (more...)

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Announces Full Program And Highlights For MayScotiabank Contact Photography Festival Announces Full Program And Highlights For May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Today, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival announced the full program for the 23rd edition of the city-wide event spanning the month of May, including its Core Programming of 23 Primary Exhibitions and 15 Public Installations. Influential American artist Carrie Mae Weems will headline this year's Festival with an exhibition in five parts sited at distinct locations across the city, representing her first solo exhibition in Canada. In addition to Weems, a selection of outstanding North American and international lens-based artists will present an array of projects in museums, galleries, and public spaces across Toronto. (more...)

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol To Honor Legendary Choreographer Bill T. JonesThe Brotherhood/Sister Sol To Honor Legendary Choreographer Bill T. Jones
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) -- Harlem's nationally acclaimed social justice, youth development, and education organization -- will honor legendary dance choreographer Bill T. Jones, civil rights litigator Debo Adegbile, and TV producer and Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond at its 15th Annual VOICES Gala in New York City on May 21 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, it announced today. The annual charity gala, which raises critical funds for Bro/Sis' life-changing education programs and support services, will be hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts. (more...)

The Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary PanelistsThe Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 25th Anniversary Panelists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

May 13 marks the 25th year the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA) will be presented to five risk-taking, mid-career artists - experimenters - who are challenging and transforming art, their respective disciplines, and society. Founded and conceived by legendary musician, philanthropist and artist Herb Alpert, and his Grammy-winning vocalist wife, Lani Hall in conjunction with the California Institute of the Arts, the HAAIA has been awarded to 125 artists in the five disciplines of dance, film/video, music, theatre and visual arts. Each artist receives a $75,000 unrestricted prize and a one-week residency at CalArts which administers the prize on behalf of the Herb Alpert Foundation. (more...)

New Film Series Featuring Swizz Beatz, Carrie Mae Weems, Terence Nance, Arthur Jafa, And More Launches TodayNew Film Series Featuring Swizz Beatz, Carrie Mae Weems, Terence Nance, Arthur Jafa, And More Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

UTA Artist Space and Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean are pleased to announce the launch of a one-on-one interview series that puts distinguished creatives across contemporary art, music, and film in conversation and in front of the camera. The series launches today, March 22, 2019, and features Swizz Beatz, Carrie Mae Weems, Troy Carter, Terence Nance, Arthur Jafa, and more. (more...)

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists For May 2019 In TorontoScotiabank Contact Photography Festival Announces Public Installation Artists For May 2019 In Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Today, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival announced their public installation program for the 23rd edition of the city-wide event spanning the month of May 2019. Renowned American artist Carrie Mae Weems will create three separate site-specific installations at outdoor venues downtown, representing the first time she has shown her work at this scale in Canada. These installations are presented in conjunction with exhibitions at the CONTACT Gallery and the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. (more...)

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