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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Arty Facts—"Animals in Art"

11:00 AM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

From the lions in Egypt Reborn to the antelopes in the African gallery, explore artists' visions of animals and then create a work of art inspired by your discoveries.
Arty Facts is made possible by The Picower Foundation.
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Museum Guide tour

1:00 PM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

A Museum Guide leads a free tour. Tour topics and galleries vary.

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Poetry Writing Workshop

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th and 5th Floors

National poetry slam champion Roger Bonair-Agard reads from his book Masquerade: Poems of Calypso and Home and leads a poetry workshop for adults inspired by works in Infinite Island. The workshop is free with Museum admission, but registration is required. To register, e-mail creative.art.making@brooklynmuseum.org.

Arty Facts—"Animals in Art"

2:00 PM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

From the lions in Egypt Reborn to the antelopes in the African gallery, explore artists' visions of animals and then create a work of art inspired by your discoveries.
Arty Facts is made possible by The Picower Foundation.
Learn more about Arty Facts.

Museum Guide tour

2:00 PM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

A Museum Guide leads a free tour. Tour topics and galleries vary.

Learn more about Museum tours.

Artist Talk—Mary Beth Edelson

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor

New York artist Mary Beth Edelson talks about her wide-ranging work in the context of the global feminist art movement. Edelson’s exhilarating current art projects, which have been seen in Europe, but not in NYC, will be discussed, as well as her 30-year retrospective recently shown in Sweden and Zurich. She will also speak about ways in which the collective spirit of 1970s feminism(s) is manifested today through collaborations, community-based projects, and leveling imbalances in the art world that disadvantage artists.Tickets for all events are free with Museum admission. Seating is limited.

Young Voices Gallery Talk

2:30 PM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Anna Piazza, a Student Guide, leads an interactive gallery talk in the special exhibition Brushed with Light: American Landscape Watercolors from the Collection. Learn more about Museum tours and the Student Guide program.

Museum Guide tour

3:00 PM Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

A Museum Guide leads a free tour. Tour topics and galleries vary.

Learn more about Museum tours.