AFC at the L Magazine: Beat Nite’s Back! And More Must-See Art Events

by Whitney Kimball on February 12, 2013 Events

"Untitled (Conran's I)," Art Club 2000. Image for the New Museum's "1993." Photo courtesy of

This week, dive into Bushwick. Let the openings wash over you as you plunge into the bi-annual gallery crawl/neighborhood party that is Beat Nite.

Also, there will be an indie video game festival at the Museum of Moving Image and an exhibition about the year 1993 at the New Museum. Here’s an excerpt from this week’s events at the L Magazine:

Valentine’s Day: Thursday, February 14th

Opening to the public: 1993, The New Museum

The year 1993 turns twenty, the New Museum looks back with an exhibition.
235 Bowery

Friday, February 15th

Gallery crawl: Beat Nite, Bushwick

Beat Nite returns! Norte Maar hosts, Hyperallergic sponsors, and Julian Jimarez-Howard curates the neighborhood-wide gallery crawl. This time, 10 galleries will be open, so the more ambitious among us may just be able to do the whole marathon. Featuring relatively new galleries Aux Proj the Parlour and the new store Lowbrow Artique. Head to the after party at Bizarre, 12 Jefferson Street.
6-10 PM, Bushwick (map)

This Weekend

Indie video game festival: IndieCast, Museum of Moving Image

The so-called Sundance of indie video games blasts off at the Museum of Moving Image this weekend, with workshops, an arcade tournament, game night, and more. Two words: wet wipes.
Tickets range from $10-$80. 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, Queens

For more, like the College Art Association’s conference tomorrow, click here.

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