Second Sundays

Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education.

Food and Beverage by Grindhaus and PW Bar.

There is limited capacity for the Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works exhibition. Please be advised there may be a short waiting period to ensure the best experience for all visitors. Thanks for your patience.

On View

Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

Pioneer Works is pleased to present Anthony McCall’s Solid Light Works, opening on January 12, 2018. This exhibition marks the artist’s first institutional exhibition in New York and first time that his vertical installations will be shown alongside their horizontal variants. Requiring over thirty feet of clearance from floor to ceiling, very few New York venues can accommodate these six-colossal works. The epic vertical and horizontal installations will fill Pioneer Works’ monumental main hall, which will be completely blacked out and immersed in haze.

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Kathleen White: Spirits of Manhattan

Pioneer Works is very pleased to present Kathleen White: Spirits of Manhattan and Nan Goldin: Kathleen, two separate but interconnected exhibitions revolving around White and Goldin; formidable colleagues, they were mutually affected by the AIDS crisis then unfolding in the 1980s and 90s, in real-time. A story of friendship and survival, these exhibitions mark the first time extensive presentations of White and Goldin’s work have been shown together, and are held in conjunction wi...Read more

Nan Goldin: Kathleen

Pioneer Works is very pleased to present Kathleen White: Spirits of Manhattan and Nan Goldin: Kathleen, two separate but interconnected exhibitions revolving around White and Goldin; formidable colleagues, they were mutually affected by the AIDS crisis then unfolding in the 1980s and 90s, in real-time. A story of friendship and survival, these exhibitions mark the first time extensive presentations of White and Goldin’s work have been shown together, and a...Read more

Music

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Superhuman Happiness

Superhuman Happiness made up of Dia Luna, Eric Biondo, and Stuart Bogie. Their music is influenced by the rich history of less commercially oriented popular music from around the globe, and their live performances incorporate elements of improvisation, surreal comedy, performance art, and strong melodies and danceable rhythms expressed through an ecstatic audience/performer embrace.

Participatory Programs

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Reanimation Library: Found Love Letters

Make postcards and write love letters with found text and images from the Reanimation Library’s collection, housed across the street at Pioneer Books.

Tech Lab / VE Lab Open Studios

Visit our Tech Residents and explore the artistic realms of Artificial Intelligence and visions of utopic
virtual realities. Experience the work of Stephanie Dinkins, Sam Sadtler, and, Jacolby Satterwhite.

Pioneer Works Sound and Video

Experience sound and video content created by our staff and artists-in-residence for previous on-site performances and installations.

Videos for Wandering Mind

Kick back and let your mind wander as you watch science-related videos in the Science Studios.

Arian Shafiee in Studios

Visit Arian Shafiee, our current music resident, who will be in the music studio recording all day.