Event Descriptions Category

2-2:45 pm, Sunday, March 16 download the tour (29 mb) Alicia Jo Rabins and her acoustic ensemble will offer a live musical tour of the museum’s permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, highlighting objects that resonate with Girls in Trouble themes.

3/16 Poetry Slam

In: Event Descriptions, March 16-20

4-5:00 pm, Sunday, March 16 Curated by Matthue Roth in Offit Lounge featuring Alicia Jo Rabins, Steve Dalachinsky, Dan Sieradski, and Jake Marmer.

6:15 pm, Thursday, March 20

3/20 LoVid Performance

In: Event Descriptions, March 16-20

7:30 – 8 pm, Heller gallery (2nd floor) Artist team LoVid performs live in Heller gallery, followed by a discussion with the artists. LoVid is Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus, who live in New York and work in live video installations, sculptures, digital prints, patchworks, performances, and other media projects. They have performed and exhibited [...]

8 – 10 pm, Thursday, March 20, Offit Lounge Beat the crowds and prepare for Pink Hamentashen with some fun pre-party activities, including mask decorating and make-up station with drag queen Jacqueline Jonee. The Pink Hamentashen Purim party starts at 9 pm. Open vodka bar (21+) generously sponsored by Christiania Vodka.

9 pm – Midnight, Thursday, March 20 Pink Hamentashen queer-themed Purim party and concert featuring Socalled and his Band of Misfits, Bindlestiff Family Circus, and Dazzle Dancers. Special appearance by Danielle Abrams as Uncle Bob. Open vodka bar (21+) generously sponsored by Christiania Vodka.

12-3 pm, Sunday, March 23 Danielle Abrams will perform the character “Uncle Bob” in a variety/talk show in the Museum’s Scheuer Auditorium.  Uncle Bob is based on Abrams’s grandfather, a social director (”tummler”) at a Jewish community in the Catskills and also reflects the artist’s multiple identities: a black, Jewish, butch lesbian granddaughter.  Guests on “The [...]

Sunday, March 23, 2008 3:30-5pm Offit Lounge (2nd floor) Zeek: Russified Salon and Performance Hosted by Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Thought and Culture Participants Alina and Jeff Bliumis immigrated to the United States during the third wave of Russian immigration (1970s-1990s). They live and work in New York. The duo has exhibited at the [...]

3/23 Diwon Performs Live Set

In: Event Descriptions, March 23-27

5:00-5:45om, Sunday, March 23 Diwon performs live set in Offit Lounge

6:15pm Thursday, March 27 Tour of Permanent Exhibition with Off the Wall intro

This 2-week open studio project features 11 artists in fashion, music, performance art and video. One regular admission ticket gets you in Sunday - Thursday to watch works-in-progress, meet artists, and attend concerts, salons, runway show, poetry slam, and parties.

March 16-27, 2008
Sun-Wed 11am-5:45pm, Thu 11am-Midnight

Buy tickets
Week 1: March 16 - 20
Week 2: March 23 - 27
One regular admission gets you in all week to watch works in progress, meet artists, attend parties, and more.

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128

More photos in Off the Wall: Artists at Work

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