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Talks and Tours

Tour: Archives as Raw History

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6–7 pm

Libraries and Archives, 2nd Floor

Delve into the Museum’s history during the age of Black Power with archivist Molly Seegers. Go behind the scenes, see archival storage, and examine original documents related to historical exhibitions that featured work by local Black artists. 20 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Learning Session: Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6–7 pm

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor

Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed hosts a discussion inspired by Octavia Butler’s idea of “primitive hypertext” and sparked by a word, a work of art, and a fragment of text from Rasheed’s current explorations in archives, scores, and time. 30 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Artist Talk: Lineage

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Celebrate the launch of Shani Jamila’s new podcast Lineage with artists Ming Smith and Russell Fredrick of the Kamoinge Collective, a photography group founded during the Black Power movement which is still active today. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6:30–7:30 pm

Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th and 5th Floors

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke (Crow), born Billings, Montana, 1981). Peelatchiwaaxpáash / Medicine Crow (Raven), 2014, from the series 1880 Crow Peace Delegation. Pigment print on paper, from digitally reproduced and artist-manipulated photograph by C.M. (Charles Milton) Bell, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, 25 × 17 in. (63.5 × 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D., TL2018.8.1a–b. © Wendy Red Star. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

Artist Talk: Wendy Red Star

Sunday, February 24, 2019
2–3 pm

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor

Artist Wendy Red Star discusses her work, on view in our special exhibition Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection.

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