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Participants practice yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, 2021. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Yoga on the Stoop SOLD OUT

Saturday, May 21, 2022
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Installation view, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: A Crack in the Hourglass, An Ongoing COVID-19 Memorial. Brooklyn Museum, October 29, 2021–June 26, 2022. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Brooklyn Talks: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sekou Cooke, and Paul Farber

Thursday, May 26, 2022
7–9 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Media artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is joined by architect/urban designer Sekou Cooke and Paul Farber, director of Monument Lab, to discuss how the concept of “anti-monuments” informs our special exhibition A Crack in the Hourglass, An Ongoing COVID-19 Memorial.

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David LaChapelle (American, born 1963). Andy Warhol: Last Sitting, November 22, 1986. Chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist

Scent Tour: Faith, Fragrance, and Andy Warhol SOLD OUT

Thursday, June 9, 2022
6:30–8 pm

Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor

Get a new perspective on our special exhibition Andy Warhol: Revelation in this multisensory tour led by Jessica Murphy, fragrance culture writer, educator, and Manager of Visitor Engagement at the Museum.

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Participants practice yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, 2021. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Yoga on the Stoop

Saturday, June 11, 2022
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Participants practice yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, 2021. (Photo: Kolin Mendez Photography)

Yoga on the Stoop

Saturday, June 18, 2022
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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Honoring Juneteenth, 2021. (Photo: Souls in Focus)

Honoring Juneteenth

Sunday, June 19, 2022
12–5 pm

Throughout the Museum

Honor Juneteenth—the annual holiday commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States—with a full day of activities celebrating Black liberation and creativity.

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Baseera Khan (born Denton, Texas, 1980). I Arrive in a Place with a High Level of Psychic Distress, (Blue), 2021. Chromogenic photograph and laser-cut acrylic, 62 × 37 in. (157.48 × 93.98 cm). Collection of Debbie and Mitchell Rechler. © Baseera Khan. (Photo: Stephen Takacs)

Performance: Baseera Khan Presents I Am an Archive

Thursday, July 7, 2022
7–8:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Experience the debut live performance of artist Baseera Khan’s first album, which is featured in our special exhibition Baseera Khan: I Am An Archive.

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Lorraine O'Grady (born Boston, Massachusetts, 1934). Announcement Card 1 (Banana-Palm with Lance), 2020. Fujiflex print, 60 × 40 in. (152.4 × 101.6 cm). Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York. © 2022 Lorraine O'Grady / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

An Evening with Lorraine O'Grady

Thursday, July 28, 2022
7–8:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Experience the debut of Lorraine O'Grady’s first new performance persona since her groundbreaking entrance as Mlle Bourgeoise Noire in the 1980s.

 

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Christmas Day

Sunday, December 25, 2022
12 am–11:59 pm

We are closed on Christmas Day.

New Year's Day

Sunday, January 1, 2023
12:01 am–11:59 pm

We are closed on New Year's Day.