artnet | Sarah Cascone

From a secret bash in a Gothic mansion or a sc-fi-themed ball to exhibitions of jack o’ lanterns or mummies, the city’s art scene has you covered when it comes to Halloween plans.

1. 6th Annual MoMA PS1 Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch at MoMA PS1
Nightlife legend Susanne Bartsch is promising “an otherworldly gathering of sci-fi cyber babes, glam-rock robots, and arty extraterrestrials” for this year’s sci-fi-themed take on her annual Halloween bash

2. Storefront for Art and Architecture Critical Halloween at the Museum of Sex
Storefront returns with its thought-provoking take on the costume party, taking on the themes of HOLES, which it calls the “feared ghost of art and architectural production.”

3. HallowSCREEN II: THE PROM at the Museum of Modern Art
Catch a screening of Brian DePalma’s Carrie (1976) and a tour of Louise Bourgeois‘s spooky spider sculptures and prints before drinks and dancing. Pose for a traditional prom photo to really get into the spirit of things.

4. Art After Dark: Halloween at the Guggenheim
The Guggenheim hosts its first Halloween edition of its Art After Dark party series, with an after-hours viewing of “Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World,” a costume party, cash bar, and a DJ set from BEARCAT (Discwoman)…read more

Photo: 5th Annual MoMA PS1 Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch at MoMA PS1.  Image Courtesy MoMA PS1.