Beyond the Canvas: Schifano and Cinema

Film screening

July 28 2021 / 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

From the Cedar Tavern to Piazza del Popolo, the Beat generation meets Rock ‘n’ Roll, and the avantgarde travels from New York to Rome and back. A videoart journey in the international Counterculture of the Sixties through the eyes of Mario Schifano.

CIMA Research Fellow Marica Antonucci will deliver a short introduction before the screening.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP not necessary but strongly encouraged. It will help the staff at Elizabeth Street Garden set up adequate seating.


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Interns Night at CIMA!

Exhibition tour and social gathering

August 12 2021 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Let’s celebrate the end of Summer Internships across the 5 boroughs with a special evening event open to all interns of artistic and cultural institutions!

7:00 PM: Tour of CIMA’s exhibition, Facing America: Mario Schifano, 1960-1965

7:30-9:00 PM: Music, aperitivo, and conversation

This is an in-person event. CIMA maintains extra cleaning practices in place as well as air sanitization. Mask wearing remains mandatory for non-vaccinated individuals.

Limited capacity! RSVP here.