Past Events

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Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics – Wed., Jul. 23, 2014

Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Wed., Jul. 23, 2014

Meet the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra – Wed., Jul. 23, 2014

Word for Word: Piper Kerman – Wed., Jul. 23, 2014

Tania Bruguera and Karen Finley in Conversation – Tue., Jul. 22, 2014

Sylvia Jukes Morris – “Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce” – Tue., Jul. 22, 2014

"The Master Builder" - CANCELLED – Mon., Jul. 21, 2014

Rubin Museum Chelsea Block Party – Sun., Jul. 20, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jul. 20, 2014 - Mon., Jul. 21, 2014

Beauty - In Dance, Music & Love – Sat., Jul. 19, 2014

Transformative Years: Asian American Youth for Political Change – Sat., Jul. 19, 2014

A Celebration of Mary Rodgers – Sat., Jul. 19, 2014

Discoveries from the ESOL Classroom: What All Instructors Can Learn From a Vygotskian-based Performatory Pedagogy – Sat., Jul. 19, 2014

Cabaret Cinema Movie Medicine presents Sleeper, Introduced by Maggie Robbins – Fri., Jul. 18, 2014

Baseball As Good Medicine – Thu., Jul. 17, 2014

Aperture Summer Open – Thu., Jul. 17, 2014 - Thu., Aug. 14, 2014

Understanding Climate Change: Struggles and Solutions – Thu., Jul. 17, 2014

Andrew Jackson, Southerner – Wed., Jul. 16, 2014

The Engineering and Design of Tall Buildings – Wed., Jul. 16, 2014

Amistad – Wed., Jul. 16, 2014

Debut Novelists: Mira Jacob, Courtney Maum, Tiphanie Yanique and more – Wed., Jul. 16, 2014

Ken Griffey – Tue., Jul. 15, 2014

Daniel Silva – Tue., Jul. 15, 2014

Summer Swarm! Robot Demo With James McLurkin – Tue., Jul. 15, 2014

The Apollo Moon Landings and American Culture – Tue., Jul. 15, 2014

Hidden Genius: Rafael Guastavino at St. John the Divine – Mon., Jul. 14, 2014

West Side Story: Leonard Bernstein’s New York – Mon., Jul. 14, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jul. 13, 2014 - Mon., Jul. 14, 2014

Cabaret Cinema Movie Medicine presents Night Nurse – Fri., Jul. 11, 2014

Manhattanhenge – Fri., Jul. 11, 2014

Curb Summer Learning Loss With Chocolate – Fri., Jul. 11, 2014

Independence Day Lunchtime Lecture – Fri., Jul. 11, 2014

Lee Grant with Alan Alda – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

Bang On A Can: Other Primary Structures – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

Andre Walker – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

The Real Me; or, What Is True Self-Expression? – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

Secrets of the Founders – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

Artist Talk: Sean Capone – Thu., Jul. 10, 2014

Uptown Showdown: Breakfast vs Dinner – Wed., Jul. 9, 2014

Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present – Wed., Jul. 9, 2014

Jurassic Park – Wed., Jul. 9, 2014

Graffiti (R)evolution: Graphic Design and Fine Art – Wed., Jul. 9, 2014

FaceOff Book Discussion with Lee Child, Lisa Gardner, John Lescroat and Linda Fairstein – Wed., Jul. 9, 2014

Rainbow Rowell – Tue., Jul. 8, 2014

Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement – Tue., Jul. 8, 2014

Legends of Music: Gloria Gaynor with Valerie Smaldone – Mon., Jul. 7, 2014

Crosby, Stills & Nash – Mon., Jul. 7, 2014

Innovators: The Uses of Tiles Today – Mon., Jul. 7, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jul. 6, 2014 - Mon., Jul. 7, 2014

To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 – Wed., Jul. 2, 2014

Saving Private Ryan – Wed., Jul. 2, 2014

Making Mathematics Real – Wed., Jul. 2, 2014

Word for Word: Emma Straub & Emily Gould – Wed., Jul. 2, 2014

James Carroll: Behind Warburg in Rome – Tue., Jul. 1, 2014

Joan Rivers – Mon., Jun. 30, 2014

Steve Jenkins and Josh Wesson: Summer Treats, A Talk and Tasting – Sun., Jun. 29, 2014

Understanding Winogrand – Sun., Jun. 29, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jun. 29, 2014 - Mon., Jun. 30, 2014

Guastavino from the Depths to the Heights: A Walking Tour – Sun., Jun. 29, 2014

PLAYING WITH IDENTITY, ON-STAGE AND OFF: A Revolutionary Conversation Workshop With Mary Fridley – Sat., Jun. 28, 2014

Chelsea Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Jun. 28, 2014

The Day of Battle: World War II in Sicily and Italy – Sat., Jun. 28, 2014

Cabaret Cinema Movie Medicine presents The Cranes Are Flying – Fri., Jun. 27, 2014

PLAYING WITH IDENTITY, ON-STAGE AND OFF: A Revolutionary Conversation Workshop With Mary Fridley – Fri., Jun. 27, 2014

Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta – Thu., Jun. 26, 2014

"Stars and Strikes" with author Dan Epstein – Thu., Jun. 26, 2014

Tadao Ando: The Dream Lies Within Art – Thu., Jun. 26, 2014

President's Forum with Arianna Huffington – Thu., Jun. 26, 2014

Poetry on View: Readings from the Carter Burden Collection – Thu., Jun. 26, 2014

Jazz Saxophonist Sadao Watanabe – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

SeismoDome: Sights and Sounds of Earthquakes and Global Seismology – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

New Yorkers and Baseball: A Book Talk – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Free Summer Film Series - Raiders of the Lost Ark – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Women in Culinary Leadership All-Star Dinner & Panel Discussion – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Neal Corman – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

In the Aftermath of Afghan and Indian Elections: View from Pakistan – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Antique Textiles Design Tour – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Word for Word: Jean Kwok with Julia Fierro – Wed., Jun. 25, 2014

Who Is Billie Holiday? – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

The Expansion of Israel Through Palestinian House Demolitions – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Italian Futurist Design: From Furniture to Ceramics – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Ian Bremmer: Why Asia Matters – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Duodji: Sámi Traditional Objects – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Laura Day – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Night at the Museums – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark – Tue., Jun. 24, 2014

Alan Cumming on Acting: “I Am Not a Cheese; I Do Not Have a Process.” – Mon., Jun. 23, 2014

A Conversation on Glamour and Charles James with Designer Zac Posen and Curator Jan Glier Reeder – Sun., Jun. 22, 2014

Guastavino and the Art of Structural Tile: Gallery Tour – Sun., Jun. 22, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jun. 22, 2014 - Mon., Jun. 23, 2014

Traditional Chorus of the Dong Dimen – Sat., Jun. 21, 2014

Aesthetic Realism & Nature – Sat., Jun. 21, 2014

Derek Jeter and Tino Martinez – Sat., Jun. 21, 2014

Lower East Side Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Jun. 21, 2014

Pre-Performance Talk with Anna Kisselgoff and Pascal Rioult of RIOULT Dance NY – Fri., Jun. 20, 2014

Artist Talk: A Conversation With Spencer Finch – Fri., Jun. 20, 2014

FDR, Detroit and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War – Fri., Jun. 20, 2014

Made in China: New Voices in Western Opera – Thu., Jun. 19, 2014

Defining Structures: Contemporary Minimal – Thu., Jun. 19, 2014

Bill O'Reilly in Conversation with Pete Hamill – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Unbounded: An Adult-Only Event at MoMath – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Beirut's Maya Chami Presents Of Men, Champagne & Victory Aside and Other Works – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

What Ever Happened to the Gay Revolution? – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Surveillance City: The War on Drugs in Urban Neighborhoods – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Word for Word: Jenny Mollen & Jason Biggs – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial – Wed., Jun. 18, 2014

Who Is Bill "Bojangles" Robinson? – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

The Internet and Free Speech: A Preview of "The Internet’s Own Boy" – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

Other Rooms: A Conversation with Jo Ann Callis and Lesley A. Martin – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

On the Front Lines: Graffiti’s Documenters – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

FINSTERWORLD - From Script to Screen – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

The Global Action Project Year-end Celebration and Screening 2014 – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

Marinus Willett: New York’s Forgotten Hero – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

China Impact Speaker Series: F. Warren McFarlan – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

The Living Memories Project with Meryl Ain, Arthur M. Fishman and Stewart Ain – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

Boyhood: Clips and Conversation with Richard Linklater and Ellar Coltrane – Tue., Jun. 17, 2014

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz – Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Mommy Man: How I Went from Mild-Mannered Geek to Gay Superdad – Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Bloomsday on Broadway – Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Fat Studies: Bodies, Culture, Health – Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East – Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food – Sun., Jun. 15, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jun. 15, 2014 - Mon., Jun. 16, 2014

Alice Austen House Annual Gala – Sat., Jun. 14, 2014

Magical Masks Family Art Lab! – Sat., Jun. 14, 2014

LGBT Art Gallery Tour in Chelsea – Sat., Jun. 14, 2014

Learn Do Share – Sat., Jun. 14, 2014

Cabaret Cinema Movie Medicine presents Tokyo Story Introduced by Joel Anderson – Fri., Jun. 13, 2014

How Not to Be Wrong – Fri., Jun. 13, 2014

NY Rangers 1994 Championship 20th Anniversary Reunion – Fri., Jun. 13, 2014

Walking Tour: History of Wall Street – Fri., Jun. 13, 2014

Mary Ping – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Everything Studio / Tom Griffiths, Jessica Green – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Art Off the Wall: Swoon's "Submerged Collaborations" – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Annual Sake Tasting: Pairing Sake with Food – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

An Insider’s View of Independent Publishing – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Painted Presence – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

James Joyce Tribute – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

The House Is the Body: A Wandering Discourse on Lygia Clark – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Gilded New York: Decoding the Language of Luxury – Thu., Jun. 12, 2014

Dan Barber with Ira Glass: Beyond Farm-to-Table – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Fracking and China's Energy Revolution: The Next Global Energy Boom – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

A Taste of Math – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Diagnosis: Insomnia – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Sexuality According to Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Knish – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Spirit in Sound and Space: A Conversation Inspired by Arvo Pärt – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Real Characters with Andy Ross: Courtney Maum, Dave Hill, Rosie Schaap – Wed., Jun. 11, 2014

Becoming Freud: The Making of Psychoanalysis – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

Who Is Ella Fitzgerald? – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

The Art of Science Education – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL: Geoff Dyer and Paul Holdengräber – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

Book Launch: Romany and Tom by Ben Watt – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

The Roots of Self-Taught Genius – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

Amar'e Stoudemire – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

Why Movie Musicals Matter – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

China Impact Speaker Series: Stephen Roach – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

TEDxFultonStreet: Chrysalis: A Transformation – Tue., Jun. 10, 2014

The Anxious Age: Dan Harris and Scott Stossel with Dr. Gail Saltz – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

New York Magazine's John Heilemann – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

The Universe and Beyond with Alexander Vilenkin – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Edward St. Aubyn - Lost for Words – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Edward St. Aubyn - Lost for Words – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

On Sally Ride - Space Pioneer with Lynn Sherr – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Marc Levy – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL: Nathaniel Rich & Elizabeth Kolbert – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

A Conversation with Law Professor and "Foreign Policy" Columnist Rosa Brooks – Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Questlove with Anthony DeCurtis – Sun., Jun. 8, 2014

Shakespeare's Othello; or, Clever & Deep Evil – Sun., Jun. 8, 2014

Family Sundays at the Rubin Museum of Art! – Sun., Jun. 8, 2014 - Mon., Jun. 9, 2014

Dave Isay with Scott Simon – Sun., Jun. 8, 2014

Almost Summer Celebration with Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could – Sun., Jun. 8, 2014

This American Life: One Night Only – Sat., Jun. 7, 2014

Greenwich Village Art Gallery Tour – Sat., Jun. 7, 2014

Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings – Sat., Jun. 7, 2014

The Power of Women Minding the Dance – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

Studio 360® with Kurt Andersen – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

What's Developing in a World in Crisis? – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL: Karl Ove Knausgaard and Jeffrey Eugenides – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

Will Eno & Tracy Letts – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collections of VOICES – Fri., Jun. 6, 2014

On J. D. Salinger—The Escape Artist: Thomas Beller and Edmund White with Patricia Bosworth – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

Khaled Hosseini: And the Mountains Echoed – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

Nineteenth-Century Exoticism and the "Oriental African" – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

Gervais on Derek: Second-Season Preview and Conversation – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

American Philanthropy in China: Retrospective and Prospective – Thu., Jun. 5, 2014

The Future of Fashion: Bryanboy, Dirk Standen, Lizzie Tisch, Kim Kassel and more – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Understanding Autism – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

LIVE from the NYPL: John Waters – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Kendall Jenner: Rebels: The Story of Lex and Livia – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Diagnosis: Death and Dying – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

"Wrigley Field" with Pulitzer Prize winner Ira Berkow – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Yellow Peril – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

The Final Episode of COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey: “Unafraid of the Dark” – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Marcella Hazan, Culinary Luminary – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

Herman Koch – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move? – Wed., Jun. 4, 2014