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January 7, 2017

Top Secret International (State 1). Photo by Benno Tobler

Performance: Top Secret International (State 1)

Saturday, January 7, 2017
Performances take place every 30 minutes

Throughout the Museum

Uncover international intelligence networks in our Egyptian galleries during the U.S. premiere of Rimini Protokoll's latest work. Presented by the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival, the Goethe-Institute, and the Brooklyn Museum.

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Pop-Up Publishing: Pilot Press

Saturday, January 7, 2017
5–9 pm

Stop by Pilot Press, a DIY feminist publishing house by Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden, to duplicate, bind, and publish your work. Bring a printout of your material. Browse a collection of feminist publications in the mobile library.

Music: Tank and the Bangas

Saturday, January 7, 2017
5 pm

Tank and The Bangas is one of the most distinctive music groups to come out of New Orleans, combining elements of rhythmic soul and spoken word with such genres as rock, gospel, funk, and folk.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6–8 pm

Get inspired by A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt and make a mask that creates a new identity. Who will you become this year? 330 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Film: Suited

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6 pm

Suited (Jason Benjamin, 2016, 85 min.) follows transformative moments at Bindle & Keep, a bespoke tailoring company based in Brooklyn that caters to gender-nonconforming and trans clients. Followed by a talkback on “Queer Style as Resistance in Post-Trump Activism,” hosted by dapperQ with Anita Dolce Vita, Jason Benjamin, Daniel Friedman, Debbie-Jean Lemonte, and Rae Tutera. 310 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Curator Tour: A Woman's Afterlife

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6–7 pm

Edward Bleiberg, Curator of Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Near Eastern Art, shares insights into the exhibition A Woman’s Afterlife: Gender Transformation in Ancient Egypt.

Community Resource Fair

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6:30–8:30 pm

Join advocacy organizations to learn how to become more active in your community and brainstorm solutions for a better future. Includes Active Citizen Project/Project EATS, Caribbean Leadership Empowerment Foundation, Historic Districts Council, Spaceworks, Carroll Gardens Association, and Pioneer Works.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks: Marilyn Minter

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6:30–7:30 pm

Enjoy ten-minute discussions about works of art in the exhibition Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.

Music: Discwoman

Saturday, January 7, 2017
7–9 pm

Brooklyn-based collective Discwoman showcases the diversity of talented female-identified DJs who are shifting the male-dominated culture of the industry. Sets by BEARCAT and SHYBOI.

Book Club: Daniel José Older

Saturday, January 7, 2017
8 pm

Daniel José Older reads from his new novel, Battle Hill Bolero, the latest from his popular Bone Street Rumba series, with stories set in Brooklyn. He discusses the art of writing sci-fi that centers on protagonists of color in Brooklyn. Followed by a signing in our Shop.

Kids Corner: Rezz and Mando

Saturday, January 7, 2017
8:15–9 pm

Storytellers Rezz and Mando present Virtuous Journeys, amazing stories that entertain and uplift. Experience children's books brought to life in this family-friendly performance with dynamic movement, voices, and live music.

Dance and Workshop

Saturday, January 7, 2017
8:30–9:30 pm

Take part in a dance workshop and enjoy performances afterward. Presented by Brooklyn Dance Festival.

Music: Cakes Da Killa

Saturday, January 7, 2017
9 pm

Raunchy rapper Cakes Da Killa rings in the New Year with refreshing rhymes and a unique sound that mixes various musical influences and pays tribute to underground culture.