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Women in the Arts 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

11:30 am–3 pm

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 edith.frazier@brooklynmuseum.org.



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.