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Music

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, December 11, 2022
2:30–4 pm

Great Hall, 1st 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 December, explore Abloh's approach to music with Benji B.

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Nellie Mae Rowe (American, 1900–1982). What It Is, 1978–82. Crayon, colored pencil, pencil on paper, 21 × 21 1/4 in. (53.3 × 54 cm). High Museum of Art, gift of Judith Alexander, 2003.215. © 2022 Estate of Nellie Mae Rowe/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. (Photo: © High Museum of Art, Atlanta)

Celebration: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe

Saturday, December 17, 2022
1–6 pm

Cantor Auditorium (3rd Floor) and Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art (4th Floor)

Celebrate the legacy of artist Nellie Mae Rowe with an exhibition tour led by her grandniece; a poetic tribute; a conversation about “self-taught,” “outsider,” and “folk” art; and a performance by Lonnie Holley. 

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Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra: Rossini and Tchaikovsky

Sunday, December 18, 2022
2–4 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra performs the score of a ballet set in an enchanted toy shop, as well as an iconic violin concerto.

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Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Pop-Up Performance: Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra 

Sunday, January 15, 2023
2–3 pm and 3:15–4:15 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Drop by to hear music performed by members of the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, the Museum’s orchestra in residence. 

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