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Talks

Curator Talk: American Art

Saturday, February 4, 2023
6:30–7:30 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Curator Stephanie Sparling Williams explores the theme of legacy in a tour highlighting Black artists in the American Art galleries.

Teen Pop-Up Talks

Saturday, February 4, 2023
7:30–8:30 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Join teen staff for pop-up talks highlighting contemporary works by Black artists in the American Art galleries.

András Szántó, Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects (Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2023). (Photo: courtesy of the author)

Roundtable: Architects on the Future of the Museum

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
6:15–8:30 pm

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

Celebrate the release of museum strategist András Szántó’s book Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects, and learn about new approaches to building museums that are responsive to their surroundings.

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Globular Vase with Cylindrical Neck, Nubian, Meroitic Period, 2nd–3rd century. Clay, slip, h. 11 5/8 × d. 10 1/16 in. (29.5 × 25.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 67.177. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Art History Happy Hour: African Ancestors of Egypt and Nubia 

Thursday, February 16, 2023
7–8:30 pm

The Norm Restaurant and Bar, 1st Floor

Our season of Art History Happy Hours continues with an evening of lighthearted lectures and accompanying wines inspired by African Ancestors of Egypt and Nubia: From the Green Sahara to the Nile.

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Pat Cleveland in Thierry Mugler for the finale of the tenth anniversary of the Mugler label in Paris, 1984. Prêt-à-porter Fall/Winter 1984–85 collection (“Hiver des anges — 10 ans”). Silk chiffon caped gown adorned with crystals. (Photo: Guy Marineau/WWD/Penske Media via Getty Images)

Brooklyn Talks: Mugler’s Muses with Pat Cleveland

Thursday, February 23, 2023
7–9 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Enter the edgy universe of boundary-pushing designer Thierry Mugler through this conversation between supermodel Pat Cleveland and curator Matthew Yokobosky.

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Duke Riley (American, born 1972). If It Feels Good Do It (detail), 2020. Found plastic trash, seashells. Courtesy of the artist. © Duke Riley. (Photo: Robert Bredvad)

Artist’s Eye: Duke Riley

Sunday, March 12, 2023
2–3 pm

Decorative Arts and Design Galleries, 4th Floor

Join artist Duke Riley for a tour of his exhibition DEATH TO THE LIVING, Long Live Trash.

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Jimmy DeSana (American, 1949–1990). Aluminum Foil #4 (Self-Portrait), 1985. Silver dye bleach print, 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm). Courtesy of the Jimmy DeSana Trust and P·P·O·W Gallery, New York. © Estate of Jimmy DeSana. (Photo: Courtesy of the Jimmy DeSana Trust and P·P·O·W Gallery, New York)

Art History Happy Hour: Jimmy DeSana 

Thursday, March 23, 2023
7–8:30 pm

The Norm Restaurant and Bar, 1st Floor

Our season of Art History Happy Hours continues with an evening of lighthearted lectures and accompanying cocktails inspired by Jimmy DeSana: Submission, the first museum survey of the photographer’s work.

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Vase. China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662–1772. Porcelain, overglaze enamel, 18 1/4 × 7 5/8 in. (46.4 × 19.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of the executors of the Estate of Colonel Michael Friedsam, 32.1126. Creative Commons-BY. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.1126_SL1.jpg)

Art History Happy Hour: Blossoms

Thursday, April 20, 2023
7–8:30 pm

The Norm Restaurant and Bar, 1st Floor

Sip a specialty cocktail as curator Joan Cummins delves into the language of flowers in Asian art. Plus, hear from the folks behind Park Deli, a neighborhood destination for flowers and creativity.

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Cover, Tyriek Rashawn White, We Are a Haunting (2023). Cover design by Bráulio Amado. (Photo: courtesy of Astra House) 

Brooklyn Reads: We Are a Haunting with Tyriek White

Thursday, April 27, 2023
7–9 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Celebrate the debut novel We Are a Haunting by Brooklyn-born writer, musician, and educator Tyriek Rashawn White. 

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