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New Museum First Saturdays for Families: Sign and Intervene

Public Programs

New Museum First Saturdays for Families: Sign and Intervene

October 3 2009

For over twenty years, artist and activist Rigo 23 has challenged the status quo and advocated for social and political change through his murals, interventions, sculptures, paintings, drawings, performances, and zines. Informed by both the history of punk and DIY (do-it-yourself) aesthetics Rigo 23’s practice comfortably adapts itself to the environment in which it is presented. Inspired by this artist’s installation at the New Museum, The Deeper They Bury Me, The Louder My Voice Becomes, create a sign advocating for political change and participate on a one-day intervention. Signs created by the participants of this workshop will be projected on adjacent wall of the New Museum on the evening of Saturday, October 3, 2009.

From 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., families are invited into our theater to view a 30-minute program of short films provided by Brooklyn International Film Festival’s kidsfilmfest.

New Museum First Saturdays for Families are free of charge. This program is designed and recommended for families with children 4 to 15 years old, and includes free New Museum admission for up to 2 adults per family. Children under 18 are always admitted free. No preregistration is required. Tickets are given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about New Museum First Saturdays for Families, e-mail