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Events for Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Ebony G. Patterson (born Kingston, Jamaica, 1981). . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue on digital print on hand-cut matte photo paper, 90 × 224 in. (228.6 × 569 cm). The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich)

Member Mornings: Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Saturday, March 2, 2024
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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Ebony G. Patterson . . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue, digital prints. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich) 

Virtual Verbal Description Tour: Giants

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
6–7:30 pm

Zoom, Online

Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to a vivid verbal exploration of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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Ebony G. Patterson (born Kingston, Jamaica, 1981). . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue on digital print on hand-cut matte photo paper, 90 × 224 in. (228.6 × 569 cm). The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich)

Member Mornings: Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Saturday, March 9, 2024
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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Odili Donald Odita. Place, 2018. Acrylic on canvas. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. (Photo: Glenn Steigelman)

Pop-Up Talks: Giants

Saturday, March 9, 2024
2–3 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Legendary, canon-expanding, and larger-than-life artworks: see them all in Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys during free, short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides.

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Kwame Brathwaite. Untitled (Model Who Embraced Natural Hairstyles at AJASS Photoshoot), circa 1970, printed 2018. Pigmented inkjet print. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Kwame Brathwaite. (Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com)

Black is Beautiful: A Portrait Workshop with Evocation Studio

Saturday, March 9, 2024
12–3 pm

Museum Shop, 1st Floor

Celebrate Giants and the legacy of Kwame Brathwaite with a portrait photography workshop, emphasizing the fundamentals of the Black is Beautiful movement.

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Ebony G. Patterson. . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue, digital prints. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich)

Brooklyn Afternoons Online: Giants

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
2–3:15 pm

Zoom, Online

Individuals with memory loss and their care partners are invited to a virtual, interactive exploration of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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Ebony G. Patterson (born Kingston, Jamaica, 1981). . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue on digital print on hand-cut matte photo paper, 90 × 224 in. (228.6 × 569 cm). The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich)

Member Mornings: Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys

Saturday, March 16, 2024
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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Odili Donald Odita. Place, 2018. Acrylic on canvas. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. (Photo: Glenn Steigelman)

Pop-Up Talks: Giants

Saturday, March 16, 2024
2–3 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Legendary, canon-expanding, and larger-than-life artworks: see them all in Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys during free, short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides.

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Kwame Brathwaite. Untitled (Model Who Embraced Natural Hairstyles at AJASS Photoshoot), circa 1970, printed 2018. Pigmented inkjet print. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Kwame Brathwaite. (Photo: Joshua White / JWPictures.com)

ASL Tour: Giants SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 16, 2024
11 am–1 pm

Meet in Rubin Pavillion, 1st Floor

This program is sold out. Visitors from the D/deaf community are invited to experience Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys in an ASL tour led by a Deaf teaching artist.

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Ebony G. Patterson . . . . they were just hanging out . . . you know . . . talking about . . . ( . . . when they grow up . . .), 2016. Beads, appliqués, fabric, glitter, buttons, costume jewelry, trimming, rhinestones, glue, digital prints. The Dean Collection, courtesy of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. © Ebony G. Patterson. Courtesy of the artist, Monique Meloche Gallery, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. (Photo: Adam Reich)

Verbal Description Tour: Giants

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
3–4:30 pm

Meet in Rubin Pavillion, 1st Floor

Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to an interactive, sensory exploration of Giants: Art from the Dean Collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys.

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