Pegasus: BACH BRANDENBURG CONCERTI – Orchestra Series

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BACH BRANDENBURG CONCERTI – Orchestra Series    For the Season Finale – Pegasus: the orchestra performs Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti No. 2, 4 and 5 conducted by Karen Hakobyan from the harpsichord. *Stream Premiere Date – Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 8:00 PM *Will stay active for...

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KISS MY WING! A Quick Look at Some Birdish Antics

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A Milcom Room Attention Program   Scandal! On the eve of the publication of ESTAR(SER)’s new book, In Search of the Third Bird (London: Strange Attractor, out in November), it would seem that a pre-press copy has fallen into the hands of wicked critics and...

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Pegasus: BEETHOVEN APPASSIONATA

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BEETHOVEN APPASSIONATA – Piano Series   Karen Hakobyan performs a recital as part of Beethoven’s 250th celebration. Program will include Corigliano’s fascinating Fantasia on an Ostinato (inspired by Beethoven’s 7thSymphony), Beethoven’s “Appassionata” Sonata No. 23, Mendelssohn’s Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54 and Liszt’s Two Concert Etudes...

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Artist As Subject

KuBe 211 Fishkill Ave, Beacon, NY

Join us for the opening of Artists As Subject, An Exhibition Of Contemporary Portraiture.   This exhibition is made possible with the collaboration of Eileen S. Kaminsky, Doron Sebbag, Monira Foundation, Ethan Cohen and KuBe.

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Artist As Subject

KuBe 211 Fishkill Ave, Beacon, NY

Join us for the opening of Artists As Subject, an exhibition of contemporary portraiture. This exhibition is made possible with the collaboration of Eileen S. Kaminsky, Doron Sebbag, Monira Foundation, Ethan Cohen and KuBe.

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Peek & Party! The DOUBLE Open House

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Join us, virtually, on Saturday afternoon for an unprecedented double-openhouse-Zoom-spectacular! Live from Mana Contemporary, Jessica Palinski (curatorial director of the Milcom Room) will offer a SNEAK PEAK of the new installation, and a glimpse of the Fall Openhouse.  AND AT THE SAME TIME, philosopher Justin...

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Liwayway: Balik Tanaw, a cultural event inspired by the people’s vision for a new tomorrow. Supported by Monira Foundation.

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

LIWAYWAY: BALIK TANAW (The Dawn: Looking Back), is a cultural event showcasing art, music, and performances inspired by the Filipino people’s vision of a new tomorrow. LIWAYWAY is being held to commemorate Andres Bonifacio Day celebrated at the end of November in the Philippines. Bonifacio,...

Community Yoga Class: moving with slowness

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Spend a Saturday afternoon slowing things down....way down... with this yoga-inspired movement class. Class will begin with a vinyasa warm-up, and then hone in on durational sun salutations. In a long-term quest to extend a single round of surya namaskar A + B for 108 minutes, Meagan invites...

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Connection through Movement

Connection through Movement Open Class all ages 5+ Class by Heather Warfel-Sandler In this open and playful class, we will spend time putting our bodies in motion to music in different ways, recognizing the potential in all of us to dance. Following a warm-up and...

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Longing For Something

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Join us for the opening of Longing For Something, curated by Cydney Williams. On View November 13, 2021 to January 2, 2022   Monira Foundation Presents Longing for Something is an exhibition of 21 artists united by work which contemplate moments of anticipation, yearning, and...

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Monira Fridays: Open Mic

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Monira Foundation, in collaboration with ROQ Initiative, presents a free open-mic night of music, spoken word, laughs, and art from local creatives! Work, network, and share your passion with the community. Sign-up for open mic starts at 530P. Hosted by Diego. 5PM Doors Open 530PM...

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In Good Company

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

In Good Company, a Mana Contemporary Chicago Community Exhibit. Artist Opening Reception December 10th 6-8pm, RSVP below General opening December 13th. Monday - Friday 11-5. RSVP to follow.

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ATTENTION AS APPLIED SENSUALITY

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ATTENTION AS APPLIED SENSUALITY The ESTRAS Files 11 December 2021 – 2 pm EST The word “ATTENTION” comes from Latin roots that mean something like “a stretching toward.”  Can that stretching reach? Can it touch?  On the occasion of the US release of In Search...

NEW MEDIA ARTISTS

MFVS: Monira Foundation Virtual Stage

End of the New Media Artists Residency Exhibition in partnership with SAIC on view at MFVS.

Holiday Party Cancelled

Mana Cafe 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

CANCELLED - Due to concern  over the Omicron variant we will be putting of celebrating together until is safer for all to gather in the new year. The Monira Foundation is full  still full of joy this season and hope that you all will be...

Holiday Party Cancelled

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

CANCELLED - Due to concern  over the Omicron variant we will be putting of celebrating together until is safer for all to gather in the new year. The Monira Foundation is full of joy this season and would like to invite you to a HOLIDAY...

UNTHINKABLE THINGS

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Readings from “The Finding Aid Folder” A Milcom Room Attention Program Join us, virtually, on Saturday evening for another scintillating ESTAR(SER) “Scenes of Attention” whatnot! To kick off 2022, the inimitable text-conjurer JAC MULLEN will crack the spine of In Search of the Third Bird,...

CANCELED: Improv Jam

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Hosted by Katerina Belmatch, as part of the Monira Performance Residency with SMUSH. Open to the public, masks and proof of vaccination is required to attend.Please consider making a donation to help support the program: Proceeds will go directly to supporting the artist. $10 suggested...

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Discovering AYN

@Monirafoundation @monirafoundation

Join Kate Meadows for a virtual visit of the Andy Warhol presentation by AYN Foundation at Mana Contemporary. * Please consider making a donation to help support the program.

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Discovering AYN: Inversions of the Inner World

“Pop Art took the inside and put it outside, took the outside and put it inside,” were the words written by Warhol at the beginning of his memoir with Pat Hackett, POPism: The Warhol Sixties.   January’s virtual tour provided a chance to view the...

Michael Heizer: HOLLYWOOD 24

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

Schedule a visit of Michael Heizer: HOLLYWOOD 24 The exhibition is a presentation at Mana Contemporary Chicago of a group of unique screen prints produced in 1975 by this renowned American artist and are part of the overall group of screen prints Heizer made at...

Michael Heizer: HOLLYWOOD 24

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

Please join us for the opening of this year long exhibit Michael Heizer: HOLLYWOOD 24   Michael Heizer: HOLLYWOOD 24 is a presentation at Mana Contemporary Chicago of a group of unique screen prints produced in 1975 by this renowned American artist and are part...

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Monira Fridays

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Join us for a night of music, popcorn, and visuals directed by Juan Diego Roque featuring performances from the artists whose music videos will also be screened! Screening skits from Diego and music videos from artists: Olawumi, Adam Exha, Giordano Taylor, lvlalachi, Lue Beige.  ...

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Ten Years Later Highlights of the Mana Collection

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Schedule a visit of the exhibition: Ten Years Later, Highlights of the Mana Collection. At Mana Contemporary, New Jersey. 888 Newark Ave Ste 440 NJ 07306 On View: Jan-Mar, 2022 Visiting hours: Thursdays 11-4pm and by appointment

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THE VIEW FROM EVERYWHERE: MEDITATION, MEDIA, & SURVEILLANCE

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A Milcom Room Attention Program with Natilee Harren.   Join us, virtually, on Saturday afternoon for a special ESTAR(SER) “Scenes of Attention” program. Special guest Natilee Harren, a professor of contemporary art history at the University of Houston (and author of Fluxus Forms: Scores, Multiples,...

Among Friends: Cinematic Portraits of Mekas

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Jonas Mekas has always been known as a filmmaker making sketches, notes and portraits. In the 1990s, he started to exhibit photographic blowups of frames from his 16mm films presenting portraits of his friends cinematically imprinted in his life. Pretty rarely, however, one can see...

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Ten Years Later Highlights of the Mana Collection

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Join us for the opening if the exhibition: Ten Years Later, Highlights of the Mana Collection. Curated by Karline Moeller and Ysabel Pinyol Blasi

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Art Talk With Mashonda

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Please join us for a talk with Mashonda Tifrere, founder and director of Art LeadHER, in conversation with a special guest.

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Monira Fridays 3/4

Mana Cafe 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Join us for another iteration of Monira Fridays hosted by ROQ Initiative and in collaboration with Monira Foundation! From 5:30-9:30 pm on 3/4 join us for more extraordinary performances by Kyle Blvd, Rio the Messenger, and Yaya.  This time we're also featuring the photography of...

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Open Book: Sahand Heshmati Afshar on Mahbubeh

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Every month, Open Book focuses on highlighting artist book makers around the world.  Please join us for: Sahand Heshmati Afshar on Mahbubeh. Mahbubeh is an artist book that turns a collection of narratives from touching a plant to ancient history, from tablets to amputated bodies after...

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In Defense of Artistic Freedom: Infamous Surprise Program

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

The program:  Jean Genet’s Un Chant d'Amour (1950, 26 min) preceded with a video introduction by Jonas Mekas (9 min) Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures (1963, 45 min)   A true supporter of freedom of artistic expression, in the early sixties Jonas Mekas fiercely fought some...

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CHOREOGRAPHY, NOTATION, ATTENTION

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A Milcom Room Attention Program with Madeline Hollander ESTAR(SER) and the Monira Foundation are delighted to host artist Madeline Hollander for this month’s Second Saturday “Scenes of Attention” program. Jump on Zoom for a brisk and lively conversation about attention to the body, to missing...

Open Labs

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

Open Labs #1: April 8 @ 6pm Featuring High Concept Labs Artists in Residence Meredith Haines + Shalaka Kulkarni Join us April 8th from 6 to 8pm at Mana Contemporary Chicago. Free admission, reservations strongly encouraged. Reserve your spot today. On April 8, Choreographer-writer Shalaka...

Painting with ink; Print demo

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

Please join us for an exciting conversation between Steven L. Bridges, Senior Curator and Director of Cultural Affairs at MSU Broad Art Museum and Thomas Cvikota, Founder and Director of ETC Industries - C. Editions, about Heizer's unique process for HOLLYWOOD 24 followed by a...

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Discovering AYN: Warhol Screening

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Andy Warhol, Outer and Inner Space, 1965 16mm film, black-and-white, sound, 66 minutes; 33 minutes in double screen © The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved. Film still courtesy The Andy Warhol Museum    As a part of...

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DRAW THE BIRD!

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A Milcom Room Attention Program with David Scher.   Join us on Saturday evening as inimitable artist David Scher leads us in another Zoomtastic Monira Foundation & ESTAR(SER) “Scenes of Attention” program! SHARPEN YOUR PENCILS for a drink-and-draw cocktail workshop on avian imagism. Never more...

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Open Book: Sonja Thomsen

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Please join us for Open Book: Sonja Thomsen   About the Book: You Will Find It Where It Is: a reader by sonja thomsen, 2020 Edit & Design: Christina Labey. Design: Studio Elana Schlenker. Paper: Mixed Paper Stock (Uncoated, Translucent, Acetate) Cover: Colorplan (Smoke) Printed by...

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Edges of Sight

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Please join us for the opening of: Edges of Sight Presented by Monira Foundation in collaboration with Stevens Institute of Technology At Mana Contemporary, NJ. 888 Newark Ave. Ste 440. Jersey City 07306 On View: Apr 9, 2022 Visiting hours: Thursday 11-5pm and by appointment...

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Monira Fridays: EMERGE

Mana Cafe 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

We're BACK! Artists, new/upcoming/experienced, EMERGE and share your music, poetry, comedy, on the stage + tune into the vibes of @bloodandsound, @jhette.plane, & @angeloctaves. Featuring work from photographers @alanaempanada @beautyfromthebeast92 & @zamoraloved1   Suggested donation: $10     This program is made possible by a...

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Studio Visit Premier: Anne Muntges

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Join us for the premier: Anne Muntges' Studio Visit! Step inside the studio’s of the Monira Foundation’s artists in residence. Learn about their unique processes during these short, intimate conversations with incredible artists as they talk about their ideas and give you special access to...

Open Labs

Mana Contemporary Chicago 2233 S Throop street, Chicago

Juliann Wang: Pause in Time Friday, 13 May, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm Limited capacity. RSVP and proof of vaccination required for admittance. Pause in Time Juliann Wang presents Pause in Time, the second in-progress performance in her ongoing project series of participatory events, incorporating a hybrid use...

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THE TWELVE THESES ON ATTENTION

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Schedule a visit of the exhibition: The Twelve Theses On Attention. At Mana Contemporary, New Jersey. 888 Newark Ave Ste 440 NJ 07306 On View: May-Aug, 2022 Visiting hours: Thursdays 11-4pm and by appointment

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ANONYMOUS ARCHITECTURES

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ

Schedule a visit of the exhibition: ANONYMOUS ARCHITECTURES At Mana Contemporary, New Jersey. 888 Newark Ave 6th fl NJ 07306 On View: May-Aug, 2022 Visiting hours: Monday-Friday 3pm and by appointment

Anonymous Architectures

Anonymous Architectures Presented by Monira Foundation in collaboration with Mana Contemporary At Mana Contemporary, NJ. 888 Newark Ave (6th fl) Jersey City 07306 Opening May 14, 2022. 12-5pm   Anonymous Architectures investigates two aspects of NYC’s temporary transformation during the Covid-19 pandemic. With an incisive mind...

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Open Book

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

Join us for an in person Open Book session at Mana Contemporary hosted by SY Lim Featuring the works by Golnar Adili, Ana Cordeiro and Regina Parra. More about the presenting artists: Golnar Adili Art is my key to understanding the current underlying my identity...

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The Frye Trunk: Initial Investigations

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave. Ste. 440, New York, NY

A Milcom Room Attention Program with Jared Rankin Join us on the occasion of the Mana Contemporary Spring Open House, ESTAR(SER) and the Monira Foundation will have the Milcom Memorial Reading Room and Attention Library open to the public for a special live, in person,...

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