MoMA The Museum of Modern Art@themuseumofmodernart

The world's museum for modern and contemporary art. To prepare for our reopening, the Museum will be closed June 16–October 20.

mo.ma/links

3,646 posts 4,606,098 followers 731 following

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

It's the end of the fourth annual #MuseumInstaswap and we had a blast at @nypl today! Visit their #Stonewall50 and #WaltWhitman200 exhibitions, check out the rainbow flags at the 42nd Street location, and stop by their #NYPLAfterHours: Pride event tonight (discount code in story). And, and if you live, work, or attend school in New York, make sure you get a free library card!


27

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

2019 marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots. @nypl’s free exhibition, "Love & Resistance: #Stonewall50," takes a look at this pivotal moment in LGBTQ history and the emergence of the modern LGBTQ movement. The exhibition highlights photographs by Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies—pioneering photojournalists who captured the pivotal events of this era and change the ways LGBTQ people perceived themselves—alongside items from the Library’s vast archival holdings in LGBTQ history. More at nypl.org/stonewall50 #museuminstaswap


50

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Today’s the day! It’s #MuseumInstaswap and we’ve partnered with @nypl! Throughout the day, we’ll be exploring their special #Pride Month activities and events, plus two exhibitions currently on view at the 42nd Street location: #Stonewall50 and #WaltWhitman200.

Check out our story to see what's new at The New York Public Library, and make sure to visit @nypl to see what's caught their eye at MoMA. Follow #MuseumInstaswap to see all the institutions participating today.


38

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

"On the front lines of the feminist art movement, Spero...pushed against patriarchal conventions and art-world exclusion." – @newyorkermag

This weekend is your last chance to visit @momaps1's expansive exhibition on #NancySpero and stroll through more than 100 works made over six decades: mo.ma/spero. See the work of an icon at the first #UNIQLOFreeFridayNights of the summer. Admission is free this evening 4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Photo by @wlodarczyk


24

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Celebrate Queer Joy with @MoMAPS1 and @Chromat on Friday, June 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight! Party with your fav #ChromatBABE DJs, special live performances, a thought provoking panel, a karaoke room, a zine making workshop and installations by our community of queer collaborators. Get tickets: mo.ma/natm (link in bio)
...
🏳️‍🌈 DJS: @DjHaram, @LOKA.000 and @yu_who
🏳️‍🌈 PERFORMANCES by: @AJAthekween and @Slayrizz
🏳️‍🌈 ZINE WORKSHOP on bell hooks, art and liberation by @orange.mooon of @FempowerMIA
🏳️‍🌈 PANEL on Queer Joy with @IhartEricka, @1demerith and @1inamilli0nangel moderated by @venusroots of Fempower.
🏳️‍🌈 KARAOKE room hosted by @cocolayne with visuals by @Nitemind
🏳️‍🌈 SHOP Chromat zines and a merch pop-up with proceeds going to the @AudreLordeProject.
🏳️‍🌈 PLUS, a bouncy castle with installation by @pvssykrew and be among the first to experience the #YAP2019 installation, "Hórama Rama," an immersive junglescape complete with a waterfall.


13

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

#MoMAhistory begins with three women with a vision. Over lunch, Abby Rockefeller, Lillie P. Bliss, and Mary Quinn Sullivan had the radical idea to found a museum devoted to exhibiting and collecting art of the day. Less than a year later, The Museum of Modern Art opened in rented quarters on the twelfth floor of an office building at 730 Fifth Avenue with an exhibition approved by the three women, devoted to the modern masters.

Discover over 100 groundbreaking, controversial, and wild MoMA and MoMA PS1 stories: moma.org/momathroughtime (link in bio) #TBT

[Credit: Lillie P. Bliss, c. 1924. Rona Roob Papers, II.C.3; Mary Quinn Sullivan. n.d. Photographic Archive; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr.) seated at her desk, 1922. Photographic Archive. All images from The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York]


48

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

The “Refugee Flag” represents the symbolic nation of over 65 million people currently displaced worldwide. Christina Eliopoulos, a fellow in our department of library and archives, shares the story behind the flag’s design. #WorldRefugeeDay #MoMACollection


11

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Discover over 100 groundbreaking, controversial, and wild MoMA and @MoMAPS1 stories—from the Museum’s 1929 founding by three visionary women to the opening of the #newMoMA this October. #MoMAhistory comes alive in our MoMA through Time website. Start exploring moments with FDR, James Baldwin, Marina Abramović, James Turrell, and more: moma.org/momathroughtime (link in bio)


54

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

Summer begins at @MoMAPS1 on July 6 with the first Warm Up of the season! Meet us in the courtyard every Saturday in July and August to enjoy the best in live and electronic music. Tickets are selling fast, get yours now. moma.org/warmup.
...
#WarmUp2019 is organized by a curatorial committee led by Taja Cheek (@turrelljames), Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1, with Eliza Ryan(@eliza__ryan), Naomi Zeichner (@nomizeichner), Dean Bein (@truepanther), Isabelia Herrera (@jabladora), Jonas Leon (@mrjonasleon), and Matt Werth (@rvngintl).

📹: @sdotbalaban
Animation: @joe.wrong


42

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

This month, the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Show your #Pride with @momadesignstore designs inspired by Gilbert Baker’s Rainbow Flag, acquired by #MoMAcollection in June 2015, on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country: mo.ma/pridecollection (link in bio)
...
Proceeds benefit the Museum’s programs, including Open Art Space, a free weekly drop-in program offering art-making activities and experiences for LGBTQ+ teens and their allies.


52

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

“What makes a safe space? Exchange.” –Theo

Celebrate #Pride with @momateens of Open Art Space—our drop-in program for LGBTQ teens and their allies—sharing their thoughts on art and what it means to create safe, celebratory spaces for LGBTQ communities: mo.ma/comeasyouare (link in bio)

[Photos by Néstor Pérez-Molière]


15

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art

The first of four films co-presented by #MoMAFilm and @rooftopfilms will be screened at the Brooklyn Army Terminal next Saturday, June 29. “Midnight Family” focuses on a family’s dramatic struggle running a private ambulance service in Mexico City. Admission is free with RSVP: mo.ma/midnightfamily (link in bio)

If you are a #MoMAmember you get 50% off admission to see Rooftop Films’ outstanding program of over 30 outdoor screenings across New York City all summer long! Check your inbox for the discount code.


12