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Australian Cinema Pioneering Women - MoMIFeaturing films directed by women in the 1980s and ’90s, kicked off by Gillian Armstrong’s 1979 film My Brilliant Career, the first Australian feature directed by a woman since the 1930s

July 21 - August 14

Astoria, New York, May 13, 2022 — From July 21 to August 14, Museum of the Moving Image will present the 20-film series Pioneering Women in Australian Cinema, featuring visionary independent female artists who, in the 1980s and ’90s, helped define a new era in the region’s cinema. It includes both feature films and shorts by a diverse set of filmmakers including Gillian Armstrong, Clara Law, Jane Campion, Tracey Moffatt, Ann Turner, Ana Kokkinos, Nadia Tass, Corinne Cantrill, Margot Nash, Jocelyn Moorhouse, and others—bringing together the work of widely celebrated directors and others who remain unknown to American audiences. Most of the films will be imported from Australia, offering a rare opportunity for these works to be seen in the United States. This series is co-presented with the Australian International Screen Forum.

We Are NYExpansion Would Extend Fare-Free Q70 Service to be Year-Round 

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that she is directing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to extend the Q70 LaGuardia link bus service fee waiver from selected holiday weeks to the full year. The LaGuardia Link connects subway customers from the 74 Street-Broadway/Jackson Heights Roosevelt Avenue subway station with the airport in just 10 minutes. It also connects Long Island Rail Road customers from Woodside Station, at 61st Street and Roosevelt Avenue, where Q70 bus service begins.

Hudson Yards - Replenish Recycle RestoreFrom April 19-24th, The Shops at Hudson Yards will host “Replenish, Recycle & Restore” celebrating sustainability and wellness with curated panels, workshops and more in partnership with Earth Day Initiative

New York, N.Y. - “Replenish, Recycle & Restore” at The Shops at Hudson Yards will feature daily programming from April 19-24th that explores how to tune into yourself, your surroundings and make a positive environmental impact, including: panel discussions about non-toxic lifestyle and clean beauty, sound bath meditations, free fitness classes, aura readings and aura photography sessions. The week will culminate with the three-day ‘Earth Day 2022 at Hudson Yards’ event from April 22-24. The event, featuring a partnership with The Shops at Hudson Yards, Earth Day Initiative and Volkswagen of America, will showcase sustainable solutions and expert and activist voices that will help shape our path toward climate action.

In Celebration of Cherry Blossom Season

Visitors can enjoy performances, tours, drop-in programs, and more over three weekends this spring

BBG - Art in the Garden

Brooklyn, NY – In celebration of the spring season of cherry blossoms, magnolias, bluebells, and more, Brooklyn Botanic Garden presents Art in the Garden: Weekends in Bloom on Saturdays April 23, 30, and May 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MoMI Walking Dead ExhibitionMajor Exhibition to Open June 25 In New York City

Living with The Walking Dead will be on view June 25, 2022–January 1, 2023 at MoMI

Tickets will go on sale May 5 to MoMI members and to the wider public on May 9. Visit www.movingimage.us/living-with-the-walking-dead for updates

Astoria, New York, April 14, 2022 — Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) and AMC Networks are partnering to present Living with The Walking Dead, a major exhibition devoted to the groundbreaking series The Walking Dead as it enters its final season. Opening on June 25, 2022, at the Museum in Astoria, Queens, the exhibition will explore key aspects of the show’s origins, production, and impact. The exhibition will be accompanied by multiple screening series and other public events over a six-month span, closing on January 1, 2023.

Museum of Ice Cream NYCThe event features engaging crafts, photo opps and special cocktails to celebrate mom

New York, N.Y. (April 12, 2022) – Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) New York City is set to celebrate mom with the sweetest party in town! Make a date with her on Saturday, May 7 or Sunday, May 8 as MOIC transforms 13 multi-sensory installations into a celebration of moms, near and far. For this two day event, MOIC NYC will serve up three immersive floors of crafts, games and special cocktails only available during Mother’s Day weekend. 

MoMI - Marvels of Media ExhibitionTaking Place March 31

The Very First Media Awards Ceremony, Film Festival, and Exhibition Celebrating Media-Makers with Autism

Press Preview: Thursday, March 24, 2022

New ‘Marvels of Media Exhibition’ runs thru April 2022

New York, New York — Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) is thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural Marvels of Media Awards, the country’s very first media awards ceremony, film festival, and exhibition celebrating media-makers on the autism spectrum. The open call for the first edition of this annual program received 3,071 nominations from 117 countries, from which 20 media works were chosen for awards in 12 categories including: Animated Short, Collaborative Innovation, Digital Art, Documentary, Experimental Film, Mockumentary, Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Series, Video Game, Student Animated Short, and Student Video Game.

BBG Bloomberg ConnectsBrooklyn, NY — Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is pleased to announce that a new guide to the Garden is available on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Users of the Garden’s Bloomberg Connects guide can learn about the many gardens and conservatories that make up BBG’s collection and let the digital map guide their visit. The guide also allows readers to gain a deeper experience of the 52-acre Garden by taking a self-guided tour or a meditative audio walk, and checking out upcoming learning opportunities.

We Are NYProject Complements Efforts to Revitalize New York State's Tourism Industry

New York State Providing $6.5 Million to Accelerate Completion and Support Major Expansion of Public Space

Expanded Public Space to Host Free Community-Based Public Programming

Renderings Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today joined Lincoln Center leadership to announce that the $550 million renovation of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' new David Geffen Hall will be completed in October 2022, two years ahead of schedule. The hall is being reimagined from the inside out with expanded access to public space for the community, supported by a $6.5 million grant from Empire State Development. The project will transform the storied concert hall and home of the renowned New York Philharmonic into a world-class venue and destination that will further support New York City's post-pandemic economic recovery. 

Macy's Flower ShowSunday, March 27 through Sunday, April 10

This year’s floral design will be elevated by select fragrances including Good Girl by Carolina Herrera, Miss Dior by Christian Dior, Daisy by Marc Jacobs, Donna Born in Roma by Valentino, and

FlowerBomb Ruby Orchid by Viktor&Rolf

New York, NY (March 7, 2022) – This Spring, dazzling blooms and stunning floral landscapes take root amongst fabulous fragrances, and chic fashion as the annual Macy’s Flower Show® returns to the world-famous Macy’s Herald Square flagship store in New York City. From Sun., March 27 through Sun., April 10, 2022, the splendor will enchant floral aficionados and ignite the senses with lush, inspiring gardens both inside the flagship’s main floor and balcony level and its famed Broadway windows. This year, the colorful showcase will highlight designs that focus on impact, energy, and bold modernism, immersing the public in radiant flowers, heavenly scents, and bold color gradients.