Category: Exhibits

Art Across Archives (February 17 – April 29, 2018)

Produced by Think!Chinatown in collaboration with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Asia Art Archive in America, Asian American Arts Centre, and chashama.  Curated by Stephanie H. Tung Featuring the work of Ming Fay and the Epoxy Art Group Think!Chinatown’s Community Art Space 384 Broadway New York, New York Opening: Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 7:00 …

Zarina: Dark Roads (October 6, 2017 – February 2, 2018)

The exhibition marks the 70th anniversary of the 1947 Partition of India, which resulted in one of the largest forced migrations in the history of the world. The grave and lasting impacts of war, colonialism, and division are at the center of Zarina’s work, which foregrounds the personal and the intimate.

Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art (September 15, 2017 – Spring 2018)

Organized by the Chinese American Museum (CAM) in partnership with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the California African American Museum (CAAM). Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art is presented in two parts: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora on view at CAAM through February 25, 2018, and Contemporary Chinese Caribbean Art on …

Lost Streets: Seward Park’s Fight for Housing Justice (April 11 – June 22, 2017)

NYU Kimmel Window Galleries Corner of West 3rd St & LaGuardia Pl On view April 11–June 22, 2017, 24/7 Lost Streets tells the story of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA), a 6-acre set of blocks in the Lower East Side that sat vacant for five decades, held hostage by one of the most powerful …

Lenapeway (October 10 – December 9, 2016)

715 Broadway (at Washington Place) On view Monday, October 10–Friday, December 9, viewable 24/7 from street level Presented by The Wayfinding Project, an initiative of the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, and is cosponsored by the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Long before Henry Hudson’s arrival in 1609, Manhattan or Manaháhtaan, as originally named by the …

The Wayfinding Project (March 25, 2016 – December 21, 2016)

Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews On view Monday-Friday, 11AM-5PM* through December 21, 2016 Master navigators of Oceania explored and settled what Epeli Hau’ofa called the “sea of islands”—one third of the Earth’s surface—and developed astute skills of observation and deep knowledge of the ocean, sky, and cosmos. This long distance voyaging tradition …

In the Shadow of the Highway: Robert Moses’ Expressway & the Battle for Downtown (October 27 – March 15, 2016)

Copresented by the Below the Grid Lab, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, and NYC Department of Records & Information Services. NYC Records Visitor Center, Surrogate Courts Building 31 Chambers Street (entrance just west of Centre Street) Accessible entrance on Reade Street between Elk and Centre Streets What would have happened if protesters had not been successful …

Nothing Lost in Translation (October 8, 2015 – December 11, 2015)

Copresented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, and the Gay Asian Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) Curated by Paul Tran (A/P/A Graduate Archives Scholar), Jason Tseng (GAPIMNY), and Dennis Chin (GAPIMNY) Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives* Bobst Library, 10th …

Haunted Files: The Eugenics Record Office (October 3, 2014 – March 13, 2015)

Curated by Noah Fuller and John Kuo Wei Tchen Associate Curator: Mark Tseng Putterman Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Gallery 8 Washington Mews On view: Friday, October 3, 2014–Friday, March 13, 2015, Monday-Friday, 11AM-5PM and select Saturdays* Enter a 1920s office with oak tables, rows of file drawers, forms, and reports, an Underwood typewriter clacking away… …

“The Normal”: Images from the Haunted Files of Eugenics (October 31, 2014 – January 4, 2015)

Curated by Noah Fuller and John Kuo Wei Tchen Associate Curator: Mark Tseng Putterman NYU Kimmel Windows Gallery LaGuardia Place and West 3rd Street Viewable from the street 24/7 “The Normal”: Images from the Haunted Files of Eugenics re-presents images from public displays of the American eugenics movement. Once exhibited at museums and state fairs …