Exhibition - The Space Between Classrooms, Swiss Institute Annual Architecture and Design Series

Friday, Apr 16, 2021 at 2:00pm

Swiss Institute
18 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013

Please call before attending any community events. It is likely that they will be postponed or canceled as a result of the coronavirus. You can find CDC coronavirus information at cdc.gov/coronavirus; AARP has additional resources at aarp.org/coronavirus.

Curated by Alia Farid

Including works by Olga Casellas, Marco Abarca, Khalid Al Gharaballi, Alfred Roth, Nuria Montiel, Mohamed Bourouissa, Sofía Olascoaga, Atelier Aziz Alqatami, Gala Porras-Kim, Abdullah Al Mutairi, Jumana Manna, Haig Aivazian, Oscar Murillo and Cecilia Vicuña

The 5th edition of SI’s annual Architecture and Design Series, entitled The Space Between Classrooms, is curated by artist Alia Farid (b. 1985; lives and works in Kuwait and Puerto Rico). The exhibition will feature newly commissioned as well as existing works that respond to educational infrastructures, interrogate prescribed learning, and seek to redraw parameters of knowledge.

SI gratefully acknowledges the support of the VIA Art Foundation, the Barjeel Art Foundation, and the Consulate General of France in New York. Production support for The Space Between Classrooms is kindly provided in part by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture. Special thanks to Media Partner PIN–UP.

Exhibition Date: January 20, 2021 – April 18, 2021

SI will allow a limited number of visitors at a time. Visitors are required to wear masks at all times and to keep six feet of distance to other visitors. SI has hand sanitizer stations available for visitor use. 

Additional Dates:

This event listing provided for the New York community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster

More from AARP in New York

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »

Find information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in your state. CDC information is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus; additional AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today


  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in New York
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner