Ideas City Festival

New Museum Announces Return of ‘IdeasCity Festival’ in September

Posted July 25, 2017 at 5:03 am

The fourth edition of the New Museum’s “IdeasCity New York” is just around the corner. As in prior years, the museum’s civic platform for conversation will set the stage, entwined with the artistc and cultural interpretation of the future of cities. Wrapping up its two-year cycle of global residencies taking place in Detroit, Athens, and […]

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Recap: Ideas City Festival 2015 and Its Puzzling Foam Booths [PHOTOS]

Posted June 1, 2015 at 10:12 am

This past Saturday, the Ideas City festival attempted to make “The Invisible City” visible. Founded by the New Museum in 2011, Ideas City tries to address key challenges and opportunities facing cities around the world. This year, the theme was “Invisible Cities,” focusing on questions of transparency and surveillance, citizenship, expression and suppression, and key […]

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The New Museum’s Biennial ‘Ideas City Festival’ Begins Tomorrow

Posted May 27, 2015 at 5:12 am

The New Museum is once again bringing the biennial IDEAS CITY Festival back to the Bowery. This time the theme is “The Invisible City,” in which the festival will explore hot topics such as surveillance, citizenship, expression and suppression, and the basic, never-ending desire to be seen in the city. It’s a way of paying tribute to Italo Calvino’s […]

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The Artistic Touch of Tunisia on Broome Street

Posted May 17, 2013 at 6:36 am

Over on the cobbled passage of Broome between Bowery and Chrystie, a gallery distric in itself, half the block has been sheathed in flambouyance.

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Recap: Ideas City Street Festival on the Bowery [PHOTOS]

Posted May 6, 2013 at 6:40 am

The Ideas City Festival was a coordinated attack on all corners of the Lower East Side. From Pier 42 and Delancey Plaza to the Centre-fuge trailer and the Bowery.

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Centre-fuge Art Partnership with New Museum Underway on 1st Street

Posted May 3, 2013 at 6:20 am

The eighth cycle of Centre-fuge artwork is now upon us.

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Centre-fuge Cycle 8 and New Museum Partnership for Ideas City Fest

Posted April 18, 2013 at 6:20 am

It’s about that time again – the arrival of new paintwork at Centre-fuge on East First Street. Cycle 8 has just been announced.

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New Museum Announces Dates & Lineup for ‘Ideas City Festival’

Posted March 29, 2013 at 6:20 am

The Festival of Ideas for a New City arrived on the Bowery two years ago, sparking plenty of conversation about the future and evolution of urban spaces.

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Timeline Set for Interim “Paths to Pier 42” Program

Last modified January 17, 2013 at 6:22 am

Downtown denizens might revel in the knowledge that the photogenically decaying Pier 42 will become a public park for the Lower East Side. However, that transformative dream boat is at least five years away from docking.

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Bowery Mission Rooftop Farm

Posted August 3, 2012 at 11:18 am

The Bowery is derived from the Dutch word Bouwerij, which translates to “farm.” For the second year running, the 133-year-old Bowery Mission is embracing such roots by tending to a six-story-high rooftop farm all its own

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