wednesdaydecember12

Core Sample: Open Sessions 13 opens at The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster St, btw Grand and Broome, 6-8pm

SENSE OF ICE, curated by Robert Curcio and Priska Juschka, opens at Lichtundfire, 175 Rivington St, btw Attorney and Clinton, 5:30-8:30pm

Mark Lyon and Amy Finkelstein open at Elizabeth Houston, 190 Orchard St, btw Stanton and Houston, 7-9pm

Cally Spooner opens at Swiss Institute, 38 St Marks Pl, at 2nd, 6-8pm

Walls Can Speak: Sites, Memorials, and Social Justice panel at American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square, at Columbus, 6:30-8pm, $12

Walter Robinson opens at Vogt Gallery, 958 Madison Ave, at 75th, 6-8pm

Aurelie Petrel, curated by Alexandre Quoi, opens at Ceysson & Benetiere, 956 Madison Ave, at 75th, 6-8pm

Bondage & Bonnets closing reception at 315 Gallery, 312 Livingston St, btw Hanover and Nevins, Brooklyn

thursdaydecember13

Ryan Cullen zine and edition launch at Essex Flowers, 19 Monroe St, btw Catherine and Market, 6-8pm

Kulia Sinelnikova, curated by Brian Shevlin, opens at Lazy Susan, 191 Henry St, btw Jefferson and Clinton, 7-10pm

Sonya Blesofsky opens at Spencer Brownstone, 170-B Suffolk St, btw Stanton and Houston, 6-8pm

Andrew Moore opens at Yancey Richardson, 525 W 22nd St, btw 10th and 11th, 6-8pm

Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Fundraiser for Human Rights Campaign at BravinLee, 526 W 26th St, #211, btw 10th and 11th, 11am-8:30pm, receptions 6-8pm

Anthony McCall opens at Sean Kelly, 475 10th Ave, at 36th, 6-8pm

Bronx Gothic screens at Recess, 46 Washington Ave, at Flushing, Brooklyn, 7-9pm

fridaydecember14

Marginal Editions / Ten Marginal Years opens at Foxy Productions, 2 E Broadway, at St James, 6-8pm

Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival at 8-Ball Community, 327 Canal St, at Greene, 6-9pm

UVA opens at bitforms gallery, 131 Allen St, btw Delancey and Rivington, 6-8pm

Extremely absorbent and increasingly hollow, curated by Alexis Wilkinson, opens at Chuchifritos, 120 Essex St, at Delancey, 6-8pm

Rob Pruitt Holiday Flea Market at Karma, 136 E 3rd St, btw Ave A and 1st, 3-9pm

Winter Artists Party at Recess, 46 Washington Ave, at Flushing, Brooklyn, 9pm, Midnight, $15

Laurie Kang and Tomasz Kobialka open at Interstate, 66 Knickerbocker Ave, btw Harrison and Grattan, Brooklyn, 6-9pm

Artist Holiday Party at MoMA PS 1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th, Queens, 8pm-Midnight

Synthetic Zero: Looking at What We Don’t Want To Look At, curated by Mitsu Hadeishi, opening performance at BronxArtSpace, 305 E 140th St, at 3rd, Bronx, 6-10pm

saturdaydecember15

April 14, 1561 opens at Andrew Edlin, 212 Bowery, at Rivington, 4-6pm

Rob Pruitt Holiday Flea Market at Karma, 136 E 3rd St, btw Ave A and 1st, 11am-6pm

Some Kind of Halfway Place, organized by Joshua Citarella, opens at Higher Pictures, 980 Madison Ave, btw 76th and 77th, 4-6pm

Annelie McKenzie opens at Fisher Parrish, 238 Wilson Ave, at Harman, Brooklyn, 6-9pm

Executive (Dis)Order: Art, Displacement, & the Ban opens at Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 3-6pm

sundaydecember16

Hard to Read presents The Disco Files at Le Bain, 444 W 13th St, btw 10th and Washington, 2-10pm

Ugly Duckling Presse poetry reading at Soloway, 348 S 4th St, btw Hooper and Keap, Brooklyn, 6-9pm

Talking Nauman at MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, at 46th, 3pm

mondaydecember17

Vox Lux screens at Film Forum, 209 E Houston St, at Ludlow, 7:25pm

Nick Cianci, The Ferdy Maybe, and Babies’ Babies perform at Coney Island Baby, 169 Ave Ave, at 11th, 7pm, $8

tuesdaydecember18

The Territories / Los Territorios screens at Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave, at 2nd, 7:15pm

Alexander, Bedbug, Joyeur, and So You perform at Trans-Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Ave, btw Hancock and Weirfield, Queens, 8pm, $10