Week of Events
Tut’s Fever Movie Palace
Tut’s Fever is a working movie theater and art installation created by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong, an homage to the ornate, exotic picture palaces of the 1920s
Behind the Screen
The Museum's core exhibition immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment.
The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited
This traveling exhibition explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.
The Jim Henson Exhibition
This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture.
Creatures from the Land of Thra: Character Design for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
This exhibition explores the process of designing the fantastical characters for the Netflix series prequel to the 1982 film.
The Situation Room
Commissioned by the Museum, seven artists have each created four original GIFs that will be presented as two-month installations on the walls and ceiling of the visitor elevator.
Icons: Framing Images of Black Women on Movie Posters
An exhibit of lobby cards and posters from the 1930s through the 2010s for American films with Black women in featured roles.
An Act of Seeing: Barry Jenkins’s The Gaze
In his companion piece installation to The Underground Railroad, Jenkins further engages ideas about visibility, history, and power in moving-image portraits of the show’s background actors.
Twitch, Pop, Bloom: Science in Action
This video exhibition presents films produced for scientific education and entertainment between 1904 and 1936, an era when cinema was still a novel tool for manipulating time and scale to show what was imperceptible to the naked eye.
Craig Shemin of The Jim Henson Legacy introduces this action-packed compilation of great Muppet moments. May 7 and 13!
In one of Akerman’s greatest films, a celebrated Belgian filmmaker tours cities in West Germany, Belgium, and France with her work, and passes through anonymous, depopulated spaces like a ghost.
Adapting Rose Leiman Goldemberg’s off-Broadway play based on Sylvia Plath’s letters to her mother Aurelia, Akerman delivers a spare reflection on the inextricable ties binding mother and daughter.
On May 7, Joshua Glick (co-curator of our Deepfake exhibition) introduces horror sensation The Blair Witch Project, exploring the film’s clever, effective packaging and how the 1999 release anticipated a new millennium of unstable evidence on screen. Followed by reception.
Undoubtedly one of the greatest films ever made, Chantal Akerman’s singular avant-garde epic screens April 29 and May 8.
Built around a series of conversations in person and online between the filmmaker and her mother, a Belgian Holocaust survivor, No Home Movie is both diaristic and avant-garde, a meditation on family relations, memory, and death in the modern world.