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Apr 11, 2015

“A treasure trove of witness-at-creation anecdotes and enduringly potent '60s pop classics, The Wrecking Crew is a well-nigh irresistible treat for aficionados of music from the era when acts like the Beach Boys, the Association and the Monkees were topping the charts.” Joe Leydon, Variety. Denny Tedesco’s documentary is a celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew," a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and Bing Crosby.

Films
Apr 12, 2015

“A treasure trove of witness-at-creation anecdotes and enduringly potent '60s pop classics, The Wrecking Crew is a well-nigh irresistible treat for aficionados of music from the era when acts like the Beach Boys, the Association and the Monkees were topping the charts.” Joe Leydon, Variety. Denny Tedesco’s documentary is a celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew," a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and Bing Crosby.

Gallery Program
Apr 12, 2015

Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk.

Gallery Program
Apr 12, 2015

Two sessions of this free program are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

Films
Apr 12, 2015

“A treasure trove of witness-at-creation anecdotes and enduringly potent '60s pop classics, The Wrecking Crew is a well-nigh irresistible treat for aficionados of music from the era when acts like the Beach Boys, the Association and the Monkees were topping the charts.” Joe Leydon, Variety. Denny Tedesco’s documentary is a celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew," a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and Bing Crosby.

Films
Apr 12, 2015

“A treasure trove of witness-at-creation anecdotes and enduringly potent '60s pop classics, The Wrecking Crew is a well-nigh irresistible treat for aficionados of music from the era when acts like the Beach Boys, the Association and the Monkees were topping the charts.” Joe Leydon, Variety. Denny Tedesco’s documentary is a celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew," a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys, and Bing Crosby.

Lecture
Apr 14, 2015

April 14Sina Najafi is editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine and the editorial director of Cabinet Books. He has curated or co-curated a number of exhibitions and projects, including “Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates,” the subject of this presentation.

Tour
Apr 17, 2015

The aim of the Slow Art movement is to break with the often frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Slow Art at the Modern invests in this pause with a 30-minute spotlight tour focusing on one work of art. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern begins at 5:30 pm.

Third Fridays, 5:30 pm

Performances
Apr 18, 2015

Like the rarity of throwing a pair of sixes in a game of dice, this concert provides a rare opportunity to hear two major string sextets: “Souvenir de Florence” by Tchaikovsky and “String Sextet Concert in B-flat Major” by Brahms. The artists comprising the sextet include violinists Alexander Kerr and Felix Olschofka, violists Michael Klotz and Misha Galaganov, and cellists Edward Arron and Dmitry Kouzov.

Lecture
Apr 21, 2015

April 21Laurie Simmons, a New York–based artist renowned since the mid-1970s for staged black-and-white photographs referencing domestic scenes and most recently for life-size color photographs of kigurumi (Japanese costume play), shares her experiences and the development of her work.

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