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Nope - 2022 -  Jordan Peele - courtesy of Universal PicturesDecember 9, 2022 - January 21, 2023

Astoria, New York (November 22, 2022) — Museum of the Moving Image today announced more than two dozen titles in its annual Curators’ Choice series, which features some of the best films released in 2022, with a strong focus on favorites and under-recognized works, selected by Curator of Film Eric Hynes and Associate Curator of Film Edo Choi. Offering New York audiences an opportunity to view these films on the big screen, Curators’ Choice 2022 opens December 9 and continues through January 2023.

100 Years of Sound FilmEvents celebrate Auburn’s historical impact on the film industry

Auburn, NY – Cayuga Museum of History and Art and Case Research Laboratory, located in Auburn, NY, is hosting two December events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of sound film, which revolutionized mass media and the film industry. The first event is a film screening on Wed., Dec. 7 from local filmmaker, Terry Cuddy, of his conceptual documentary on the Case Research Laboratory’s contributions to the modern film world. The second is an anniversary celebration of 100 Years of Sound Film, taking place on Wed., Dec. 14.

RAIN22_Rooftop1At Artpark Mainstage Theater, July 16, 2023

Tickets on sale Friday, December 2 at 10AM

Lewiston, NY - - RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES announces that in addition to paying tribute to “Abbey Road” they will be performing favorites from the “Rooftop Concert” as well as other Beatles favorites inside the Artpark Mainstage Theater on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at 7:00PM. Reserved seats will go on sale this Friday, December 2 at 10AM. This concert is presented by ARTPARK.

Cullen Washington Jr., Jupiter Landing, 2016Celestial Collages inspired by work by artist Cullen Washington Jr.

Saratoga Springs, NY (November 28, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College invites families to explore outer space with Family Saturday: Celestial Collages on Saturday, December 3, at 2 pm. Participants are invited to create mixed-media collages about outer space, inspired by Cullen Washington Jr.’s Jupiter Landing, featured in the exhibition Parallax: Framing the Cosmos.

Daisy Aschehoug, Spinning Tradition -  2021Auburn, NY (Nov. 28, 2022) – Modern quilt artist Daisy Aschehoug of Nesodden, Norway, will give a Trunk Show talk and artwork display at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, NY. Her piece, “Spinning Tradition,” is one of 69 art quilts included in “Quilts=Art=Quilts 2022” exhibition at the art center.

A Drawing in Five PartsDecember 9, 2022–April 2, 2023

Yonkers, NY (November 18, 2022) — Frederick J. Brown (1945–2012) was a pioneering figure in New York City’s art scene of the 1970s and 1980s and developed groundbreaking approaches to abstraction, figurative expressionism, and portraiture. This exhibition features a series of five monumental works on paper titled The Actress: A Drawing in Five Parts, a recent gift to the Museum by American art collector Marilyn Gould. Frederick J. Brown: A Drawing in Five Parts was organized by the Hudson River Museum and will be on view from December 9, 2022 through April 2, 2023.

The Balcony MovieThe series includes his latest film The Balcony Movie, which had its New York premiere at MoMI as closing night of its 2022 First Look Festival
December 2–4, 2022

Astoria, New York, November 14, 2022 — Museum of the Moving Image will present a weekend-long, career-spanning retrospective December 2–4 showcasing eight of Polish director Paweł Łoziński’s nonfiction films, ranging from one of his earliest to his most recent, The Balcony Movie, with the filmmaker in person for all screenings. In addition to Łoziński’s own films, the series will include Father and Son (2013), his fascinating collaboration with his father, the Oscar-nominated Polish master Marcel Łoziński, as well as his father’s How It’s Done (2006). The program is co-presented with the Polish Cultural Institute in New York.

2022 Moving Image AwardsThe celebratory annual event on December 1 raises funds to support year-round Museum programming, including education and tours for youth and seniors

Astoria, New York, November 7, 2022 — The Board of Trustees of Museum of the Moving Image today announced that acclaimed filmmaker Sarah Polley (Women Talking), renowned storyteller Kazuo Ishiguro (Living), and Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras (All the Beauty and the Bloodshed) will be honored at their annual 2022 Moving Image Awards on Thursday, December 1, in Astoria, Queens. The esteemed honorees will be celebrated by friends and collaborators with a special program in the grand Sumner M. Redstone Theater, preceded by a cocktail reception and followed by dessert in the Hearst Lobby. Additional special guests to be announced.

Shotz-Skidmore-1179-3000pxAcclaimed artist to speak with Skidmore physics, math professors beneath her monumental sculpture in the new Billie Tisch Center for Integrated Sciences

Latest Dunkerley Dialogue events takes place Thursday, November 17, 6 pm

Saratoga Springs, NY (November 8, 2022) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces its next Dunkerley Dialogue will feature acclaimed artist Alyson Shotz in conversation with two Skidmore College professors on Thursday, November 17, at 6 pm: Mary Crone Odekon, chair and professor of the Physics Department and Kenan Chair of Liberal Arts, and Rachel Roe-Dale, director of the First-Year Experience program and professor of mathematics.

Chasing Icebergs Press ImageChasing Icebergs: Art and a Disappearing Landscape, Frederic Church’s Historic Art Expedition Shines New Light on Contemporary Climate Challenges 

Hudson, NY –The Olana Partnership, in collaboration with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, presents Chasing Icebergs: Art and a Disappearing Landscape, the first winter exhibition at Olana State Historic Site. The exhibition, shown primarily in the Sharp Family Gallery at Olana, highlights Frederic Church’s iceberg sketches from his 1859 intrepid voyage to the Arctic. Risking his life, Church chartered a ship to the treacherous waters surrounding Newfoundland and Labrador—an area known as Iceberg Alley—on a mission that made him the first American artist to explore the region for the purpose of painting icebergs, a landmark event in the history of art.

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