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Johnny Romanek: Marsha P. Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson. (Photo: Johnny Romanek)

Celebration: Happy Birthday, Marsha!

Thursday, August 22, 2019

7–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium

Celebrate the life and legacy of activist Marsha P. Johnson with screenings of Happy Birthday, Marsha! (Sasha Wortzel and Tourmaline, 2018, 14 min.), Salacia (Tourmaline, 2019, 6 min.), and Pay It No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson (Michael Kasino, 2012, 54 min.). Afterward, join us for a champagne toast and cake to commemorate her 74th birthday, as well as music by Roze Royze, a Brooklyn DJ who throws the monthly queer hip-hop party SET IT OFF. Thirty percent of proceeds from this event benefit the new Marsha P. Johnson Institute.

Tickets are $16 and include Museum general admission (purchase tickets for Pierre Cardin separately). Member tickets are $14. Not a Member? Join today!

To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices, American Sign Language interpretation, and open captioning, email us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.

Cake provided by Butter & Scotch.