Tue, May 10
Anthology Film Archives will present a series of screenings that recreate a selection of the Cinematheque programs that took place at the Jewish Museum from 1968 - 1970. The Cinematheque programming organized over the course of those years by Jonas Mekas is, from today’s perspective, an intriguing mixture of filmmakers and films that would soon be effectively canonized as part of the nascent Anthology Film Archives’ “Essential Cinema” collection, as well as numerous other filmmakers who are little-known and rarely-screened today.
Wed, May 11
Participants with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their care partners are invited to explore the Jewish Museum’s collection through discussion and art making.
Thu, May 12
Join Gary Shteyngart and Claire Stanford for a conversation about what happiness means in today's fragmented world, and what technological advancements mean for the future of happiness. Moderated by Stephanie Butnick, host of Tablet's Unorthodox podcast.
Sun, May 15
Families in the ASL community, with kids ages 7–12, are invited to explore the exhibition Scenes from the Collection through a scavenger hunt in the galleries, and then create art inspired by the works on view.