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Museums and Cultural Offerings

The following organizations have generously opened their doors to CAA conference attendees. Present your CAA conference ID badge during the days and hours listed here below for free or discounted entry where listed, or for discounts on purchases. 

Bard Graduate Center Gallery 

18 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 

Wednesday: 11 am–8 pm 
Thursday - Sunday: 11 am–5 pm 
Admission is preferably by timed ticket, with some same day passes available.  

General admission: $15, Seniors and Students: $12  

CAA members can receive a 20% discount on full-price books at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery during the conference through February 19th. 

The following exhibitions are on view February 17 - July 9, 2023 

Staging the Table in Europe 1500-1800, curated by Deborah Krohn

https://www.bgc.bard.edu/exhibitions/exhibitions/109/staging-the-table-in-europe 

Staging the Table reimagines spaces of display and performance in early modern Europe through examination of the material culture of the arts of the table. The exhibition will focus on several sixteenth- and seventeenth-century manuals and handbooks which contain instructions for carving meats, fruits, and folding napkins, as well as directing table talk and other kinds of performance.  

Shaped by the Loom: Weaving Worlds in the American Southwest, curated by Hadley Jensen 

https://www.bgc.bard.edu/exhibitions/exhibitions/117/shaped-by-the-loom 

Shaped by the Loom: Weaving Worlds in the American Southwest will be the first online and gallery exhibition to showcase the American Museum of Natural History’s (AMNH) collection of Indigenous textiles from the greater American Southwest. The exhibition places Indigenous aesthetics and ways of knowing at the center of Navajo textile production, highlighting the localized and land-based knowledge systems that guide the process behind the finished product. 

Leonardo Art and Science Evening Rendezvous 

Saturday, February 18 from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

LevyArts, 40 East 19th Street #3R 

Special NY LASER During the CAA 111th Conference 

The Co-directors of the NYC LASER (Leonardo Art and Science Evening Rendezvous), Ellen K. Levy, artist and writer and Patricia Olynyk, artist, and Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art, Washington University in St. Louis, invite you to meet others involved with art, science, and technology interrelationships. 

RSVP is required by email to levy@nyc.rr.com

NY LASER Talks are a program of international gatherings that bring artists, scientists, humanists and technologists together for informal presentations, performances and conversations.  
2:00 - 2:30pm: wine and cheese 
2:30 - 4:30pm: speaker presentations 
4:30 - 5:00pm: Q&A/discussion with speakers  

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

1000 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10028 

Hours: Sunday–Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am–5 pm 
Friday and Saturday: 10 am–9 pm 
Closed Wednesday 

https://www.metmuseum.org/ 

Complimentary entry to the museum with your CAA Conference attendee ID badge. 

Present your badge at the main entrance ticket desk. 

On view in February: Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art; Beyond the Light: Identity and Place in Nineteenth-Century Danish Art; Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection; Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast; Chroma: Ancient Sculpture in Color; In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met; A New Look at Old Masters; Water Memories; Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection 

The Museum of Arts and Design 

2 Columbus Circle 

New York, NY 10019 

Discounted admission for CAA Conference attendees. 

CAA attendees are invited to enjoy half-off admission to see Queer Maximalism x Machine Dazzle, the first solo exhibition dedicated to the genre-defying artist and costume designer, Machine Dazzle, on view through Feb 19, 2023. Explore Machine Dazzle’s extraordinary, handcrafted costumes created for performance luminaries such as Taylor Mac, Mx Justin Vivian Bond, and others, as well as the artist’s recent emergence from behind the scenes to center stage of his own artistic life.  

Present your CAA conference badge at the admissions desk to receive your discount. 

https://madmuseum.org/ 

The Museum of Modern Art 

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 

Hours: Daily, 10:30AM-5:30PM; Saturday, 10:30AM-7:00PM 

Discount entry to the museum for CAA Conference attendees. 

Discount only available through advance purchase online at the museum website here: https://www.moma.org/tickets/select

On the ticket page, select "I'm not a member" then select the date/time for your visit. The promo code box will appear within the ticket flow. Use the discount code MOMA28UD 

Discount is not available for purchase in-person at the museum, only online through the link above here. 

Discount starts February 1, 2023. Some students may also be eligible for free admission

On view in February: 

Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio 

Meret Oppenheim: My Exhibition 

Just Above Midtown: Changing Spaces 

Never Alone: Video Games and Other Interactive Design 

New York City Art Gallery Tours 

CAA 111th Annual Conference Walking tours of Chelsea and Tribeca Galleries plus Virtual Tours Online. 

Expert art gallery guide Merrily Kerr will be your host on a tour of the most important shows. 

 

Chelsea Gallery Walking Tour 

Various Locations in Manhattan. Meet at the Main Entrance, Hotel Lobby, New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019. 

Join expert art gallery guide Merrily Kerr on a trip to the Chelsea gallery district, where you will visit the most important and talked-about gallery shows of the moment. Kerr, a New York art critic and writer, has devised an itinerary that includes 6-7 of the season’s most important shows by established artists working in a variety of disciplines. Questions? Email: merrily@newyorkarttours.com. Tours will take place regardless of weather. 

  

RSVP: Price: $40. Limit 30 people per tour. Advance registration required at the following links:  

Wednesday, Feb 15th  

12:30pm – 3:00pm 

Weds link:   

https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/65321/availability/904330711/book/?full-items=yes 

Thursday, Feb 16th  

12:30pm – 3:00pm 

Thurs link:  

https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/65321/availability/904335510/book/?full-items=yes 

Saturday, Feb 18th   

12:30pm – 3:00pm 

Sat link: 

https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/65321/availability/904335511/book/?full-items=yes 

Directions: Meet the tour guide in the assembly area in the Hilton New York Midtown Hotel main lobby at 12:30 PM to travel together by public transportation (MTA) to and from Chelsea. Round-trip travel will cost $5.50; please purchase your Metrocard in advance at any subway station. 

Tribeca Gallery Walking Tour 

Various Locations in Manhattan. Meet at the Main Entrance, Hotel Lobby, New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019. 

Join expert art gallery guide Merrily Kerr on a trip to Tribeca, New York’s fastest growing gallery district, where you will visit an eclectic mix of exhibitions in a variety of media. Kerr, a New York art critic and writer, has devised an itinerary that includes 6-7 must-see exhibitions. Questions? Email: merrily@newyorkarttours.com. Tours will take place regardless of weather. 

RSVP: Price: $40. Limit 20 people. Advance registration required at the following link:  

Friday, Feb 17th  

12:30pm – 3:00pm  

Friday link: 

https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/65323/availability/904337968/book/?full-items=yes 

Directions: Meet the tour guide in the assembly area in the Hilton New York Midtown Hotel main lobby at 12:30 PM to travel together by public transportation (MTA) to and from Tribeca. Round-trip travel will cost $5.50; please purchase your Metrocard in advance at any subway station. 

Remote Contemporary Art Gallery Tour 

Enjoy New York City’s vibrant art scene without setting foot in a gallery!  Join expert art gallery guide Merrily Kerr on a one-hour remote tour of 4-5 of the talked-about exhibitions of the season in Chelsea and Tribeca.  We’ll view images and video shot in the galleries while Merrily fills in background on each artist’s career and current work.  Tours take place on Zoom.  Questions? Email: merrily@newyorkarttours.com.  

 

RSVP: Price: $18. Advance registration required at the following links:  

Thursday, Feb 16th  

5:00pm EST – 6:00pm EST 

Thurs remote booking link:  https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/226343/availability/904312741/book/?full-items=yes 

 

Friday, Feb 17th  

5:00pm EST – 6:00pm EST 

Friday remote booking link: 

https://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/newyorkarttours/items/226343/availability/904312742/book/?full-items=yes 

New York City CAA Attendee Delegate Pass Discount Program 

Receive discounts on the city’s amenities from theater shows to restaurants, sightseeing tours and more. As an exclusive benefit to CAA conference attendees, NYC & Co., the city’s official travel and tourism office, offers you access to the digital discount program. Enjoy discounts on the best the city has to offer. Access the Delegate Pass Discounts here:  https://www.nycgo.com/nyc-delegate-pass 

PRINTED MATTER BOOKS

DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH EVENT 

Thursday, February 16, 6:30 p.m.   

Aesthetics, Resistance, and Memory: a double book launch and conversation with Andreas Huyssen and Gregory Sholette 

Printed Matter presents a double book launch and conversation with Andreas Huyssen and Gregory Sholette, co-presented with Social Practice CUNY (SPCUNY). Approaching the politics of memory from two overlapping perspectives, Huyssen and Sholette will discuss their recent books, Memory Art in the Contemporary World and The Art of Activism and the Activism of Art. Huyssen and Sholette’s books belong to the Lund Humphries series New Directions in Contemporary Art, and volumes will be available for purchase. 

Printed Matter Books 

231 11th Avenue, New York, NY 

For full event information:  

https://www.printedmatter.org/programs/events/1511