Shirin Neshat

Women in the Arts 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The Brooklyn Museum Community Committee hosts its ninth annual Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring the award-winning, world-renowned photographer and video artist Shirin Neshat.

The event will begin with a brief overview of the artist's distinguished career, followed by a conversation between Neshat and Catherine Morris, Curator of the Museum's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, and the presentation of the award. A reception and luncheon in the Beaux-Arts Court will follow from 1 to 3 p.m.

Tickets are $175 (Friend), $300 (Supporter), or $500 (Host). Tables for 10 are $1,800 (Advocate), $3,000 (Patron), or $5,000 (Benefactor). Museum admission is included in ticket price. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact the Community Committee at
(718) 789-2493 or by e-mail at

Proceeds from this event will benefit the many artistic, educational, and cultural programs offered by the Brooklyn Museum and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.