Gallery Tour: We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
June 3, 2017 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor
Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.
Black Queer Brooklyn on Film
June 3, 2017 Various dates and times in June
Enjoy new releases by young, black, queer, female-identified, and gender-nonconforming artists and filmmakers working in Brooklyn. The series kicks off during Target First Saturday, on June 3, and continues on subsequent Thursdays.
Music: New York City Gay Men's Chorus
June 3, 2017 5:00 p.m.
New York City Gay Men's Chorus performs works from their latest season.
DisOrient: Queer Arab Film and Discussion
June 3, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Enjoy new releases by queer Arab filmmakers during Ramadan and Pride, including the Brooklyn premiere of Breaking Fast (Mike Mosallam, 2015, 18 min.). Tarab NYC hosts a conversation with filmmakers on gender, homophobia, Islamophobia, and Orientalism across Arab art-making communities and identities. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 4:30 pm.
June 3, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Join Rujeko Hockley, former Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, for an inside look into the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.
Hands-On Art: Crown-Making
June 3, 2017 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Celebrate yourself! Create a royal headdress or crown to honor your unique personal identity. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.
Pop-Up Gallery Talks
June 3, 2017 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Teen Apprentices host ten-minute discussions about works of art by LGBTQ artists in our collection.
Community Resource Fair
June 3, 2017 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Become more active in your community and connect with vital resources offered by community-based organizations, including Gender Empowerment Movement (GEM) Program, Health and Education Alternatives for Teens (HEAT), Brooklyn Zen Center, Diaspora Community Services, PERCENT FOR GREEN, Well Read Black Girl, Brooklyn Pride, and Audre Lorde Project.
New York City Legacy Ball
June 3, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Kick off Pride Month at the New York City Legacy Ball with Icons, Legends, Statements, and Stars of the ballroom community, hosted by father Sydney UltraOmni. Come ready to compete in categories celebrating the old and new, and catch footage of balls past from the U.S. and around the world.
June 3, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Self-proclaimed “space aged singer/songwriter” SassyBlack fuses electronic, psychedelic, soul, and hologram funk with a jazz-infused tribute to black radical women musicians.
Black Queer Brooklyn on Film Preview
June 3, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate the premiere of our Black Queer Brooklyn on Film series with new releases from Frances Bodomo, Dyani Douze, Ja’Tovia Gary, and Chanelle Aponte Pearson—members of film collective New Negress Film Society—and Brooklyn-based artists Lindsay Catherine Harris and Isabella Reyes, and with actor Ash Tai. Followed by a Q&A. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 6:30 pm.
June 3, 2017 8:30 p.m.
Saretta Morgan and Alysia Harris read poems that pay tribute to artists in We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem. Cave Canem Foundation is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of black poets.
June 3, 2017 9:00 p.m.
Tamar-kali delivers intense, melodic rock centered around her soulful voice.