Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith. Photo: © Chris Sanders

Women in the Arts 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The Brooklyn Museum honors renowned artist Kiki Smith at its seventh annual Women in the Arts award ceremony.

Kiki Smith has long been recognized as one of the most significant artists of her generation. Her career encompasses more than 150 solo exhibitions and spans more than three decades. An exhibition of her work will open at the Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on February 5, 2010.

The Women in the Arts program begins at 11 a.m. and includes a lively discussion with the artist. This will be followed by the award presentation by Museum Director Arnold L. Lehman, and then a reception and luncheon in the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

The previous recipients of the award are Dr. Elizabeth A. Sackler, Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, Maya Lin, Annie Leibovitz, the Guerrilla Girls, and Cindy Sherman.

Tickets for the event are $150 as a Friend; $200 as a Supporter; $1,800 as an Advocate (table for 10); $3,000 as a Patron (select table for 10). Tickets include complimentary Museum admission and free parking in the Museum parking lot.

Your participation helps to support the many cultural, artistic, and educational programs offered by the Brooklyn Museum and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

For tickets and/or further information, contact the Community Committee office by phone at (718) 789-2493, fax at (718) 501-6127, or e-mail