The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Evening kick-off and two-day conference
Join us for three days of dynamic programming exploring the intersections of art and social justice with artists, filmmakers, and writers, as well as leaders, activists, and elected officials, including Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Tania Bruguera, Claudia Rankine, Charles M. Blow, Black Thought, and many more.
Evening Kick-Off—Thursday, October 19:
Kick off The Brooklyn Conference with a special evening featuring a preview of the exhibition Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making, a private cocktail reception, a program featuring Judy Chicago in conversation with journalist Amanda de Cadenet, and presentation of the 2017 Sackler Center First Awards. You can also purchase tickets for The Yes! Gala dinner, which follows the program. Festive attire.
Day 1—Friday, October 20:
The first full day of the conference includes programming with stand-alone lectures, panel discussions, dynamic conversations, and performances.
Day 2—Saturday, October 21:
The final day of the conference includes a full lineup of programs and inspiration, taking place throughout the Museum.
Generous support for The Brooklyn Conference has been provided by Open Society Foundations.