For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here?
In the wake of the 2018 midterm elections, ICP’s new exhibition "For Freedoms: Where Do We Go From Here?" explores the role of art and visual representation in American civic life through the work of the For Freedoms collective. The exhibition features work from their 50 State Initiative—composed of a network of over 300 artists and 200 institutional partners—which featured concurrent exhibitions, art installations, and public programs as well as a nationwide artist-designed billboard campaign in all 50 states including DC and Puerto Rico, in the lead up to the midterm elections. Also central to the 50 State Initiative is the collective’s series of photographs that re-envision American artist Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms paintings—depicting freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear, as articulated by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union address—which will be on the view for the first time. For Freedoms’ stylized scenes of the everyday reference Rockwell’s iconic style while bringing new, more inclusive representations of the country to the discussion of our core values. Members of For Freedoms will be in residence at the ICP Museum, which will serve as the collective’s headquarters for the duration of the exhibition.
Venue: International Center of Photography (Museum)
250 Bowery Map
Killing an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe: Murder at the Merchant's House at Merchant's House Museum
In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe lived just blocks from the Merchant’s House, on Amity Street (now West 3rd Street). Publication of The Raven that year brought him instant fame and invitations to the city’s m...
Bcm Explorers Day at Brooklyn Children Museum
Tue | 10AM - 5PM
All Ages There's tons to explore at BCM and Tuesdays are dedicated to our permanent exhibits. Together with your child, can you find an authentic West Indian Day Parade costume? Have you met the Mada...
Block Lab at Brooklyn Children Museum
Tue | 10AM - 4PM
BCM's Block Lab invites visitors to develop spatial reasoning, engineering, and language skills with our Imagination Playground block set. Experience the fun in our play space where big blue blocks bu...