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Participants talk with one another in the galleries, 2018. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Hablemos de Arte

Thursday, May 20, 2021
5:30–6:30 pm

Online

Join us for an informal conversation in Spanish, inspired by a work of art, and practice your language skills with other participants.

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Cover, Bird Uncaged by Marlon Peterson (2021)

Brooklyn Reads: Bird Uncaged with Marlon Peterson and Ilyasah Shabazz

Thursday, May 20, 2021
6–7:30 pm

Online

In honor of Malcolm X’s 96th birthday, join author Marlon Peterson for a discussion of his abolitionist memoir Bird Uncaged with writer, educator, and daughter of Malcolm X Ilyasah Shabazz.

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Lorraine O'Grady (American, born 1934). Miscegenated Family Album (Sisters I), L: Nerfnefruaten Nefertiti; R: Devonia Evangeline O'Grady, 1980/1994. Cibachrome photographs, 26 × 37 in. (66.04 × 93.98 cm). Edition of 8 plus 1 artist's proof. Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York. © Lorraine O'Grady/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Brooklyn Talks: Lorraine O'Grady and Zoe Leonard

Thursday, May 27, 2021
6–7:30 pm

Online

Lorraine O’Grady discusses her approach to conceptual photography with artist Zoe Leonard, in conjunction with our special exhibition Lorraine O’Grady: Both/And

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Participants talk with one another in the galleries, 2018. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

We Speak Art

Thursday, June 3, 2021
5:30–6:30 pm

Online

English language learners are invited to join an informal discussion inspired by a work of art.

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SILENCE=DEATH Project (Avram Finkelstein, Brian Howard, Oliver Johnston, Charles Kreloff, Chris Li). SILENCE=DEATH, 1987. Offset lithograph 33 9/16 × 21 15/16 in. (85.2 × 55.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert Thill in honor of Robin Renée Thill Beck, 1998.109. © 1987 The Silence=Death Project. (Photo: Used by permission of ACT-UP, The AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power)

Virtual Teacher Workshop: LGBTQ+ Art and Activism

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
5–6:30 pm

Online

Join us online for a two-part professional development workshop in conjunction with the Center for Brooklyn History. In the first session, learn about the evolving nature of HIV/AIDS activism in a panel discussion with two Brooklyn-based artists.

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Participants talk with one another in the galleries, 2018. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Hablemos de Arte

Thursday, June 17, 2021
5:30–6:30 pm

Online

Join us for an informal conversation in Spanish, inspired by a work of art, and practice your language skills with other participants.

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John Edmonds (American, born 1989). Holding a sculpture (from the Ashanti), 2019. Archival pigment print, 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Company, New York. © John Edmonds

Brooklyn Talks: John Edmonds and Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

Thursday, June 17, 2021
6–7:30 pm

Online

Get a close look at the exhibition John Edmonds: A Sidelong Glance with the artist and Sarah Elizabeth Lewis.

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