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Days of HeavenMoments of Grace: The Collected Terrence Malick includes all of his features, some alternate versions, and a preview screening of his new film A Hidden Life
November 15–December 8, 2019

Astoria, New York, November 12, 2019 — In celebration of Terrence Malick’s new film, the deeply spiritual, achingly ethical, and politically resonant A Hidden Life, Museum of the Moving Image presents the comprehensive retrospective Moments of Grace: The Collected Terrence Malick, from November 15 through December 8. The films in the series span a period of nearly 50 years, opening with Malick’s 1970s breakthroughs Badlands (1973) and Days of Heaven (1978), through his career-revival masterworks The Thin Red Line (1998) and The New World (2005), and continuing with his 21st-century films—from Cannes Palme d’Or winner The Tree of Life (2011); the trio of To the Wonder (2012), Knight of Cups (2015), and Song to Song (2017); and sole documentary project Voyage of Time (2016)—through to this year’s A Hidden Life.

Wangechi Mutu SculpturesThe artist's four sculptures titled, The NewOnes, will free Us, inaugurated the Museum's facade commission

Exhibition Dates:         September 9, 2019–June 8, 2020

Exhibition Location:     The Met Fifth Avenue Facade

New York, NY (November 6, 2019) — The Met announced today that The Facade Commission: Wangechi Mutu, The NewOnes, will free Us has been extended by five months; Wangechi Mutu's four sculptures will remain on view in the niches of The Met Fifth Avenue facade through June 8, 2020. The installation went on view on September 9, 2019, inaugurating The Met's new annual commission for the Museum's facade.

Dorotha Segda in My Twentieth Century / courtesy of Kino LorberNov 15–24: New digital restoration for the film’s 30th anniversary

New York, NY Museum of the Moving Image will present the exclusive New York revival run of Hungarian trailblazer Ildikó Enyedi’s My Twentieth Century, winner of the Camera d'Or at Cannes in 1989, in a new digital restoration in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary from November 15 through 24. Among the greatest of cinematic debuts—notable from a female director within the context of the 1980s—My Twentieth Century introduced the world to Enyedi, who is still a vital, distinctive artist in this 21st century. Her 2017 film On Body and Soul was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Feature and won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

Hello Panda FestivalFirst-ever Hello Panda Festival to illuminate the holiday season with giant lantern exhibits, global cuisines by The World’s Fare and immersive cultural experiences.

New York, N.Y., September 10, 2019 – New York City will shine even brighter this winter with the debut of the Hello Panda Festival (December 6, 2019 to January 26, 2020), the largest international lantern, food and arts extravaganza celebrating culture and diversity. Held at Citi Field and spanning 700,000 square feet, the multisensory event will showcase over 120 Instagrammable lantern exhibits, 60 international food vendors curated by The World’s Fare and numerous cultural arts experiences including live performances, modern art exhibits, a holiday market and traditional crafts. Produced by CPAA North America, this year’s festival will be the first of an ongoing annual holiday tradition at Citi Field, chosen for its location in the heart of Queens and its status as an iconic New York City landmark.

WorldPride Welcome CenterNew Center Will Highlight New York State as a Welcoming Place for the LGBTQ Community and Promote WorldPride Events

Today is the Start of LGBTQ Pride Month in New York

Center Photos Available Here

NEW YORK (June 1) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the New York State WorldPride Welcome Center, located at 112 Christopher Street in New York City's West Village, steps from the Stonewall National Monument. WorldPride, the largest international LGBTQ Pride celebration, is coming to New York this month to coincide with the Stonewall 50 commemorations, marking the first time it has been held in the United States.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Greenest Block contestApplication Deadline Is June 1!

2019 Marks 25 Years of the Contest Greening Brooklyn Block by Block

Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is delighted to announce the 25th annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest. For 25 years, the contest has been a cornerstone of Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s community greening initiatives, promoting streetscape greening and neighborly connectivity. The contest supports Brooklyn residents in addressing environmental issues unique to living in a densely populated urban environment: greening in limited streetscape spaces, street tree care, use of smart, sustainable horticultural practices, and water conservation. The contest calls on neighbors to come together in their greening and to pass along horticultural knowledge to each other and the next generation.

Excelsior PR logoTransforms Landmark Terminal, Long Considered an Architectural Marvel, Into World-Class, 512 Room Hotel  

Project Creates 3,700 Union Construction Jobs and 795 Union Hotel Jobs 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, together with New York-based hotel investment firm MCR, today announced the opening of the historic TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport. The project transforms the former Trans World Airlines terminal, which was designed by world-renowned architect Eero Saarinen in 1962 and closed to the public in 2001, into the centerpiece of a modern 512-room hotel that will preserve its mid-century design and offer lodging and best-in-class services to millions of travelers each year. The new hotel, which was announced by Governor Cuomo in 2016, builds on the historic $13 billion vision plan to transform JFK airport into a 21st century facility that will continue to serve as the nation's premier international gateway.

Chile Pepper Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Photo by Liz Ligon. Courtesy of Brooklyn Botanic Garden.New York City’s Hottest Fall Tradition, with Fiery Live Music, Spicy Treats, and More!
Saturday, September 29, 2018 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) annual Chile Pepper Festival returns for its 26th year on Saturday, September 29, 2018. With scorching global bands and tastings by fiery food artisans from around the city and beyond, the festival sets the Garden ablaze with tastes, sounds, and activities for visitors to enjoy. This year’s festival offers 40 artisanal food vendors, live music performances, fire breathers, chile-inspired art, and more.

Museum of the Moving Image - PROTOTYPEAugust 31–September 9, 2018

Astoria, New York, August 15, 2017—Museum of the Moving Image will present the U.S. theatrical premiere of PROTOTYPE, the visceral 3-D experimental film by American-born Canadian filmmaker Blake Williams. "PROTOTYPE is as mysterious as it is mesmerizing, a film that feels like a speculative sci-fi history of moving image technology," said Chief Curator David Schwartz. The Museum’s exclusive engagement is also a U.S. theatrical premiere. View Trailer