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February 6, 2016

Gallery Tour: Coney Island

February 6, 2016
12:00 p.m.

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008.

Gallery Tour: Collection

February 6, 2016
1:00 p.m.

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour exploring our collection in depth. To find out which collection areas this tour will visit, check at the Admissions Desk when you arrive.

Gallery Tour: Highlights

February 6, 2016
2:00 p.m.

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of Museum highlights.

Gallery Tour: Coney Island

February 6, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008.

Music

February 6, 2016
5:00 p.m.

Dasan Ahanu and Tai Allen present The Originals, a live mix-tape that honors the progressive music and poetry of legends Gil Scott-Heron and Oscar Brown, Jr.

Book Signing: I Love My Hair

February 6, 2016
5:00–7:00 p.m.

Museum Shop, 1st Floor

Join Andrea Pippins as she signs copies of I Love My Hair, her adult coloring book highlighting the beauty of many hairstyles.

Performance

February 6, 2016
6:00 p.m.

The New Black Fest presents HANDS UP: 7 Testaments, a series of monologues by emerging black playwrights exploring their experiences with racial profiling and policing. Followed by a Q&A with the performers and playwrights.

Explore with an Expert

February 6, 2016
6:00 p.m.

Use our new ASK app to chat with experts in real time, get your questions answered, and explore the Museum in a completely personalized way. Must have an iPhone to participate.

Workshop

February 6, 2016
6:00 p.m.

Participate in a workshop led by organizer, abolitionist, and freedom fighter Joshua Allen exploring the important intersection between organizing around Black Lives Matter and gender justice.

Interactive Space

February 6, 2016
6:00–9:00 p.m.

Explore the past, present, and future of black radicalism with the Museum of Impact through interactive activities. At 8 p.m. the #VeryBlack Project and #TeamMelanin host a celebration that honors our predecessors and inspires us to fight for the futures we want.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks

February 6, 2016
6:30–8:30 p.m.

Enjoy ten-minute discussions about works of art around the Museum.

Music

February 6, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Brooklyn-based Latasha Alcindor, aka L.A., presents the LA Lytes tour, with DJ Afro Panther and NonVisuals, fusing rhymes, music, and multimedia to promote forward movement and empowerment.

Film

February 6, 2016
8:00 p.m.

In The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015, 71 min.), Stanley Nelson pairs rare footage and interviews to tell the story of a pivotal movement. A conversation with Nelson and Elizabeth Sackler follows. Co-presented by Independent Lens and THIRTEEN.

Explore with an Expert

February 6, 2016
8:00 p.m.

Use our new ASK app to chat with experts in real time, get your questions answered, and explore the Museum in a completely personalized way. Must have an iPhone to participate.

Book Club

February 6, 2016
8:30 p.m.

What is the legacy of the Black Panther Party? Join Andy Zee, from Revolution Books, in a discussion drawing from Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, by Joshua Bloom and Waldo Martin (2013), and From Ike to Mao and Beyond: My Journey from Mainstream America to Revolutionary Communist, by Bob Avakian (2005).

Music

February 6, 2016
9:00 p.m.

Brooklyn-bred singer Charles Perry blends pop, funk, and R&B to create soulful, sonic storytelling.