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Wednesday, January 1
Six These sculptures by Korean artist Haegue Yang make the atrium sparkle with dazzling geometries, Listen for faint birdsong, recorded at a tense political moment in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea during the historic summit in 201. Everyday at 4 pm performers activate the sculpture, generating a subtle shamanistic rattling sound and new glimmers of light. Look down on the installation from the third floor for a different perspective.
No ticket is needed to visit MoMA's first floor including a lovely Sculpture Garden with a range of interesting statues (and a Paris Metro station). Wander across marble stairs and bridges, throw a penny in the fountain, and bring a picnic or get ice cream and snacks from a stand in the back during warmer months. By the film entrance, chill in comfy chais among black and white marble and rainbow Sol Lewitt murals. Take advantage of bathrooms with high-tech…
Kids and adults can draw, work with wire, design emoji, engage in light-box play, and more in a small hands-in space. All ages welcome to drop in. Make art, play with gorgeous toys, read arty books and more with a view of the sculpture garden. Saturday–Thursday 10:30 am–5:00 pm, Friday 10:30 am–6:30 pm
Tuesday, January 28
Explore woven art including ancient textile traditions, early-20th-century design reform movements, and industrial materials and production methods. See adventurous combinations of natural and synthetic fibers, spatially dynamic pieces machinery, video of artists at work and complex machinery.
Friday, February 14
Learn about arctic sled dogs and their service to their companions. See dog paintings, drawings and videos, camp stove equipment and a wooden sled used by the polar explorer Admiral Richard E. Byrd, and photographs of humans and canines in Jeff Schultz's “Faces of Iditarod” series features both canine and human subjects. Closed Mondays.
Saturday, February 22
Dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity and reveal the wonders of mathematics. Learn about the math in patterns and structures all around us - and try to ride a bike with square wheels.
See a dazzling array of high-fashion clothing and accessories inspired by classical ballet including tutu-inspired couture gowns, American ready-to-wear separates based on leotards and tights and leg warmers, and footwear ranging from “ballerina” flat slippers to fetishistic “pointe”-style high heels. A choice selection of ballet costumes worn by legendary ballerinas such as Anna Pavlova and Margot Fonteyn, as well as stars of the New York City Ballet and the Dance Theatre of Harlem showcase how mid-century designers icoroporayed ballet-inspired materials…