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Events for Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Virgil Abloh preparing for his Autumn–Winter 2019 Off-White Womenswear Runway Show. (Photo: Bogdan Plakov)

Member Morning: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Saturday, August 13, 2022
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech.” Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Second Sundays: Virgil Abloh’s SOCIAL SCULPTURE

Sunday, August 14, 2022
2:30–4 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Catch programs and performances inspired by Virgil Abloh’s SOCIAL SCULPTURE and the late artist and designer’s desire to create space for Black creatives and young people. In August, explore Abloh's approach to fashion with Shayne Oliver, Jian DeLeon, and Will Welch.

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Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech. Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Pop-Up Talks: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Thursday, August 18, 2022
3–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Learn more about key artworks in the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” during these short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with exhibition admission. 

Hannah Lou poses at Drink and Draw, June 2021. (Photo: Chris Alfonso)

Drink and Draw SOLD OUT

Thursday, August 18, 2022
7–9:30 pm

Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor

Sketch from live models, listen to music, and enjoy after-hours access to Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” in this installment of our monthly series of life drawing classes.

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Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech. Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Pop-Up Talks: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Friday, August 19, 2022
3–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Learn more about key artworks in the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” during these short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with exhibition admission. 

Virgil Abloh preparing for his Autumn–Winter 2019 Off-White Womenswear Runway Show. (Photo: Bogdan Plakov)

Member Morning: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Saturday, August 20, 2022
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech. Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Pop-Up Talks: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Saturday, August 20, 2022
3–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Learn more about key artworks in the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” during these short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with exhibition admission. 

Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech. Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Pop-Up Talks: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Thursday, August 25, 2022
3–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Learn more about key artworks in the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” during these short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with exhibition admission. 

Installation view, Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech. Brooklyn Museum, July 1, 2022–January 29, 2023. (Photo: Danny Perez, Brooklyn Museum)

Pop-Up Talks: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Friday, August 26, 2022
3–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Learn more about key artworks in the exhibition Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” during these short talks led by our A.R.T. Guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with exhibition admission. 

Virgil Abloh preparing for his Autumn–Winter 2019 Off-White Womenswear Runway Show. (Photo: Bogdan Plakov)

Member Morning: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

Saturday, August 27, 2022
10–11 am

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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