30 Days of Twyla / November Your art and culture event list for the month.

Turkey day isn’t until the end of the month, so what to do until then? Funny you should ask. Here’s thirty days of noteworthy art and culture events around the world to know about. If you're nearby or a jet setter, go see some in person or take a trip with us from your laptop.


November 1
Maybe you’ll bump into Twyla artist and horror film buff Oliver Leach at this film festival. The Another Hole in the Head Genre Film Festival screens horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and exploitation films at New People Cinema in Japantown, San Francisco.


November 2
Get a tour of Martin Puryear’s sculpture Big Bling on view at Madison Square Park, New York City.  The forty foot high piece is made from wood, chain link fence, and a gold shackle.


November 3
It’s not about couches. SOFA Expo opens at Navy Pier in Chicago. SOFA stands for “sculpture, objects, functional art” and it’s one of the longest running art fairs at the Pier.


November 4
New Works: Sohei Nishino opens at SF MoMA today. Check out the artist’s gorgeous Diorama Maps series which features mind-bending collages of city landscapes.


November 5
It’s the first day of Complex Con in Long Beach, California. There will be food, music, brand experiences, and performances by Snoop and Skrillex. Pharrell Williams is the event’s “cultural director” and Takashi Murakami is a member of the host committee. So, it’s gotta be good.


November 6
It’s New York City Marathon day! Or, there is a lot less exercise involved if you visit Salomon Contemporary’s group show Lake Life, which features Twyla artist Nicole Cohen.


November 7
See striking portraits of key players from the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten at the Smithsonian American Art Gallery, Washington DC. The exhibition celebrates the recent opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.


November 8
If you happen to be in Beirut, there’s just a couple more days to see Twyla artists Base23 and DALEK in Beirut, Lebanon "Urban Dawn II at McCaig-Welles.


November 9
Wine and movies sounds good, no? The Napa Valley Film Festival opens today, featuring more than 125 independent films and studio sneak previews screening in venues across Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga.


November 10
He has good taste in eyewear and art. Elton John has an amazing collection of photography and The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection opens today at the Tate Modern in London.


November 11
Have you been practicing your high kicks? The Rockettes have. That annual Christmas tradition starts today: the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes.


November 12
Head over to Long Island City and catch Twyla artist Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos in the group show Works: Reflections on Failure at Radiator Arts.


November 13
Hit Pioneer Works’ Second Sundays in funky Red Hook, Brooklyn. Featuring open studios, live music, DJs, and site-specific interventions, the event is streamed online on Clocktower Radio if you can’t be there in person.



November 14
Twyla artist Daniel Horowitz’s solo Show Totem & Taboo just opened at Tillou Fine Art in Brooklyn.  The exhibition takes inspiration from Sigmund Freud’s 1913 book of the same name.


November 15
The name of the gallery is reason enough to visit. There is only one more day to see Twyla artist JUST’s exhibition at Brain Damage Gallery in Lublin, Poland.


November 16
See the most lovable food personality out there live and in person. Ina Garten will be at the Balboa Theater in San Diego tonight.


November 17
See art inspired by the written word. Twyla artist John Chang is one of four artists in TEXT, an exhibition at Broward College’s Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery in Davie, Florida.


November 18
Who doesn’t think of Florida when the weather turns cold? Feel warm inside when you see the group exhibition Florida Dreaming featuring Twyla artist Adler Guerrier.


November 19
The title of the exhibition is Spray Can Sea. Ooh Bared Ass, Vet Her. Need we say more? Twyla artist Wil Murray has a solo exhibition at Jarvis Hall Gallery in Alberta, Canada that will be up this month.


November 20
If you’ve been wanting to visit Norway, now is the time. Twyla artist Anne Senstad’s video work is featured in the group show: Oslo + Paris at Shoot Gallery in Oslo.


November 21
Featuring 24 hours of movie clips of clocks and time passing, this video installation is a must-see. We don’t expect you to spend a full day, but you won’t be bored watching any part of Christian Marclay’s The Clock at The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans.


November 22
Over eighty artists, including our own Marc Dennis, are featured in Human Condition, an immersive, site specific exhibition that takes over a former Los Angeles hospital.


November 23
One and One is Four: The Bauhaus Photocollages of Josef Albers opens at NYC’s MoMA. See these largely unknown works that were only discovered after the artist’s death.


November 24
You might not want to watch it again, but you will anyway. It’s the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade!


November 25
Forget Black Friday. Here’s a good one for keeping the kids (young and old) busy the day after Turkey Day. Jurassic World: The Exhibition opens at The Franklin Institute in Philly.


November 26
Her photographs never disappoint. There’s only a couple more days to see the major Diane Arbus exhibition, which focuses on her early work, at The Met Breuer in New York.


November 27
An exhibition topic that everyone can get into—shoes. It’s the last day to see Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture, the first exhibition dedicated to sneaker design history, at the Speed Museum in Louisville.


November 28
Lovers of graffiti and pop culture should head to see KAWS: WHERE THE END STARTS. This major survey of the Brooklyn artist’s work is now on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas.  


November 29
Miami art fair madness officially begins today when the Art Miami Fair opens. Let the parties begin.


November 30
Go see Polish artist Monika Sosnowska: Habitat at the newly renovated The Contemporary Austin.