Past Events

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Thomas Piketty, Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz: The Genius of Economics – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Tom Brokaw + Thomas McGuane – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

SciCafe, Explore21: Papua New Guinea – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Roads Taken – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Noreen Naughton & Martica Sawin on "The Art & Teaching of Nicolas Carone" – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Sinatra Symposium – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Seduction and Obsession in Carmen – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Body Brain and Balance – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Math Encounters: Poetry, Drumming, and Mathematics with Majul Bhargava – Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein: The Genius of Religion – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Zephyr Teachout, Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Taste of Home Series, Flipping Out: Okonomiyaki – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Stepping Into the Yards: A Mega Project on the Hudson – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Jeff Davis, Award-Winning Theater and Television Lighting Designer, Discusses his Craft – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

In Darwin's Footsteps: Witnessing the Origin of a New Species in the Galapagos – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Tiphanie Yanique – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

Art Afterhours – Tue., Mar. 3, 2015 - Wed., Mar. 4, 2015

Greeted with Smiles: Bukharian Jewish Music and Musicians in New York – Mon., Mar. 2, 2015

TimesTalks: Alex Gibney, Paul Haggis, Lawrence Wright – Mon., Mar. 2, 2015

The Traveling Chef: Seeking Inspiration and Innovation from Home and Abroad – Mon., Mar. 2, 2015

Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk – Sun., Mar. 1, 2015

Feminist Islam Is Not an Oxymoron – Sun., Mar. 1, 2015

Flagstad—Triumph and Tragedy – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015 - Tue., Mar. 3, 2015

The Cathedral of Florence and the Dawn of the Renaissance – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Music for Brunelleschi's Dome – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Jennifer Jacquet on the Power of Shame in Social Activism – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Upper East Side Gallery Tour – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Think Possible Workshop: Presenting the Weather with Al Roker – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Events for Youth & Families: Journey Into Africa – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Gay Rights and the Supreme Court – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Transform! Where Tradition meets Tomorrow-Exhibition Workshops with Art Educators – Sat., Feb. 28, 2015

Flagstad – Triumph and Tragedy – Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Charles Baxter in Conversation with Martha Southgate – Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Family Fridays: ITSPHUN at MoMath – Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Sibelius and Brahms: Pre-Concert Insights – Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Flagstad—Triumph and Tragedy – Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Marie-Louise Coolahan on “Women's Writing and Early Modern Ireland” – Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Emily Gray Tedrowe, Blue Stars – Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Brutal! Paul Rudolph’s Postwar New York Interiors: A Conversation with Timothy M. Rohan & Donald Albrecht – Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Anti-Slavery Activism in 19th Century New York & Brooklyn – Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Selected Shorts: Martin Amis & Jeffrey Eugenides – Wed., Feb. 25, 2015

African Americans in '60s Hollywood – Wed., Feb. 25, 2015 - Thu., Feb. 26, 2015

Security in Northeast Asia: Japan, South Korea, the U.S., and the Search for Solutions – Wed., Feb. 25, 2015

Judy Pfaff On Her Work – Wed., Feb. 25, 2015

Five Boroughs Food Talk: Sugar – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Mac McClelland, Irritable Hearts – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

To Hell With the Media: On Robert Rauschenberg’s XXXIV Drawings for Dante’s Inferno (1958–60) – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

The Age of Vikings-Lecture by Professor Anders Winroth – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

NASA Missions – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Le Conversazioni: An Evening With Jonathan Demme – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Human Fruit Bowl: A Special Theatrical Performance – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Fathers on Screen—Korean Movie Night New York – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Vernis Martin: French Lacquer of the 18th Century – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

Film Screening: Passage #5: Christian Dior, Spring/Summer 2011 – Tue., Feb. 24, 2015

The Letters of Langston Hughes – Mon., Feb. 23, 2015

Mohsin Hamid—"Discontent and Its Civilizations" – Mon., Feb. 23, 2015

Steps/REVERBdance Performance Lab – Sun., Feb. 22, 2015

Theatre’s Changing Face of Race – Sun., Feb. 22, 2015

Classical Interludes, Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series: Calder Quartet – Sun., Feb. 22, 2015

Civil Rights in Black and White: American Revolution 2 – Sun., Feb. 22, 2015

Celebrating the Terrain Gallery's 60th Anniversary – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Gotham, New York City’s Best Writers: Richard Ford – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Is Life a Game?: Eric Zimmerman + John Krakauer – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Big Open Book | Patricia Dahlman, Margaret Mathews-Berenson | An Artist Dialogue Series – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Lower East Side Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Kehinde Wiley: "A New Republic" Gallery Tour – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Can You Be Kind & Proud As You Think About Money? – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

The American Revolution and the Fate of the British Empire – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Transform! Where Tradition meets Tomorrow-Exhibition Workshops with Art Educators – Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

Yissy – Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawings Acquisitions – Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan – Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

Remembering Rodeo Caldonia: Lisa Jones + Alva Jones in Conversation with Greg Tate – Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

Friday Focus—Early Glassblowing: The Evidence and the (Likely) Processes – Fri., Feb. 20, 2015

New York Recital Debut: Sampo Haapamäki – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Movie Night at MoMath: Counting from Infinity at MoMath – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Composer Portraits: Stefano Gervasoni – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Tom Sleigh in Conversation with Robert Polito – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Through a Lens Darkly: Screening and Talkback – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

African American Medicine in Washington, D.C. – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Cooper Union—How New York Made Lincoln President Through the Power of Words—With a Little Help From the Press – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Composite Chat: The Surprising Technology of Serial Inventor Matthew Brand at MoMath – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

After Charlie: What’s Next for Art, Satire, and Censorship? – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and The Pulse of History – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Update on the Crisis in Syria with The Honorable Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria – Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

The Wind Up Series of After-Hours Events Celebrates Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

Allison Williams in Conversation with Seth Meyers – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

Matt Zoller Seitz, Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

African Americans in '60s Hollywood – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015 - Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Person, Place, Thing with Randy Cohen and Lev Grossman – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

Great Battles of the Civil War: The Wilderness and Beyond – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

ChinaFile Presents: "In Manchuria" with Michael Meyer and Ian Buruma – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

U.S.-Cuba Policy: The Artist Perspective Panel Discussion – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

Malcolm X at Barnard: 18 February 1965/2015 – Wed., Feb. 18, 2015

Hari Kondabolu: Jokes and Conversations – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Hebrew Manuscripts, the Creation of the Rose Haggadah, and Psalm 104 – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Times Square at a Tipping Point? – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

David Humphrey on His Work – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Mark Blyth–Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Kevin Rudd on Asia's Future – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Sekouba Dembele – Tue., Feb. 17, 2015

Writers Aloud Reading Series — NY Writers Coalition – Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

New York Film Critics Series: Bluebird – Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

War of Words With High Schoolers From China – Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

Big Quiz Thing: Presidents Day Edition – Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

The Movement is Rising! – Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

Tap Talks/Tap Films: The Rhythm Project + Fabulous Female Dancing Feet – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

The Past Is the Future: Economic Alternatives From Contemporary Maya – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

World Politics With Ralph Buultjens: Religious Extremism—The New Political Frontier? – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

Classical Interludes: Dancing Crane – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

Civil Rights in Black and White: Freedom Summer – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

Ethics, Experience, and Epiphany: A Journey From Understanding to Action on Inequities – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

Dance Iquail premieres "Black Swan" – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015 - Mon., Feb. 16, 2015

Romance Under the Stars – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Civil Rights in Black and White: The Loving Story – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

The Chinese Photobook: Tour With Ruben Lundgren – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

LGBT Art Gallery Tour in Chelsea – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Events for Youth & Families: Feraba African Rhythm Tap Duet – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Transform! Where Tradition meets Tomorrow-Exhibition Workshops with Art Educators – Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Hello, I’m Sorry to Disturb You – Fri., Feb. 13, 2015

Dance Iquail premieres "Black Swan" – Fri., Feb. 13, 2015 - Sun., Feb. 15, 2015

Ethics and the Theater—Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage – Fri., Feb. 13, 2015

Bookforum Presents: Foreign Affairs – Fri., Feb. 13, 2015

Becoming the Man in the White Suit: The Tom Wolfe Papers at The New York Public Library OPENING OF EXHIBITION – Fri., Feb. 13, 2015

The History of Matchmaking in the Jewish Community with Dr. Ruth Westheimer – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

In Conversation: Brooklyn Renaissance with Spike Lee, Kehinde Wiley, and Tatyana Fazlalizadeh – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Andrea Chapin, The Tutor – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

TimesTalks, Citizenfour: Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald in Person With Edward Snowden via Live Video – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

New Visions of New York in Contemporary Photography – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

From Dapper to Dope: The Exquisite and Enduring Style of Harlem Men – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

A New Canaan in Nicaragua? A Caribbean Experiment in Black Freedom, 1848-1854 – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz – Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Thalia Book Club: W.G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Preview Screening of The Rewrite With Hugh Grant & Marc Lawrence – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Visual Effects Master: An Evening with Joe Letteri and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Peniel Joseph on Stokely Carmichael and Black Power – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Johnny Iuzzini in Person for Sugar Rush: Master Tips, Techniques, and Recipes for Sweet Baking – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

David Duchovny: Holy Cow – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Aphrodisiacs: Food & Sex – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Amy-Lee Goodman in Conversation with Greg Brockman (Foragers City Grocer) – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

African Americans in '60s Hollywood – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015 - Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Lincoln and the Jews: Gary Phillip Zola with Jonathan Sarna – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Avis Berman on 115 Years of Art: An Artist's History of 8-14 West Eighth Street – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Moderno: Design for Living in Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1940–1978 OPENING NIGHT – Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

What We Write About When We Write About Love – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

Robert Levy, The Glittering World – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

Screening of "The Heiress" – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

Museum Lecture: Darwin Goes Digital – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

How Could This Happen? The Holocaust and Humanity’s Moral Progress: A Talk With Dr. Dan McMillan – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

Ann Gale on Her Work – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

“Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” – Tue., Feb. 10, 2015

SATContemporary Reading Series: All is as it should be/Allt är som det ska – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

Irvine Welsh in Conversation with Ben Greenman – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

Cutting-Edge Food Trends: Dana Cowin, Andrew Zimmern and Francine Segan – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

@Macaulay Author Series Featuring Allen Kurzweil With Susan Morrison – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

The Brooklyn Waterfront: Past and Present – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

Fathers on Screen—Korean Movie Night New York – Mon., Feb. 9, 2015

Rafia Zakaria, The Upstairs Wife – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Lit at Lark Presents: Strong Female Characters! With Novelists Amy Sohn, Elisa Albert, and Lucinda Rosenfeld – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Classical Interludes: Apollo Trio – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Sunday Salon: Salvador Dali & Printmaking – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Shakespeare—& What Is Love? – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

MOCATALKS: Introduction to the Chinese Almanac – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Music From Japan: Highlights of MFJ Commissions III – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Religion, Satire, and the Limits of Speech – Sun., Feb. 8, 2015

Music From Japan: East Asian Vibrancy – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Transgenres with Vijay Seshadri – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Events for Youth & Families: Shine and the Moonbeams – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Chelsea Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Kings Theatre Community Open House – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Transform! Where Tradition meets Tomorrow-Exhibition Workshops with Art Educators – Sat., Feb. 7, 2015

Ethics and the Film "Sleeper" (1973) – Fri., Feb. 6, 2015

Gallery Talk, Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation – Fri., Feb. 6, 2015

Burroughs 101 – Fri., Feb. 6, 2015

Opening of Exhibition, Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the '70s – Fri., Feb. 6, 2015

John Carpenter: Lost Themes – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Rosa das Rosas: Cantigas de Santa Maria – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Panel Discussion, Insider Art: Recent Curatorial Approaches to Self-Taught Art – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

MOCATALKS: Archivist of Chinese Americana – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

dweck-lec'-tic: Vaneese Thomas – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Arthur Bradford, Turtleface and Beyond – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

"Circus Maximus" and the Business of Baseball with Andrew Zimbalist – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

What Makes a Woman Intelligent—Including about Herself? – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Lockwood de Forest: Passion for the Exotic – Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

National Geographic Live: Paul Nicklen – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

Transcending Matter: Physics and Ultimate Meaning – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

SciCafe, NYC Subways: Mapping the Urban Microbiome, Genome, and Metagenome – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

Sackett Street Writers Workshop Reading Series – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

Nick Hornby in Conversation With Bill Tipper – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

African Americans in '60s Hollywood – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015 - Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

Philippe de Montebello on Ars Brevis: The Vulnerability of Art & the Instability of Meaning – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

(Re)producing Celebrity: Toulouse-Lautrec and Warhol – Wed., Feb. 4, 2015

Keegan Allen in Conversation With Dana Matthews – Tue., Feb. 3, 2015

John Clarkson, Among Thieves – Tue., Feb. 3, 2015

Rebecca Rabinow on Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection – Tue., Feb. 3, 2015

Panel Discussion: Charlie Hebdo, Zero Tolerance, and Freedom of Speech – Tue., Feb. 3, 2015

Behind-the-Scenes With Theater Projection Designer Peter Nigrini – Tue., Feb. 3, 2015