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June 3, 2017

Gallery Tour: The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago

Saturday, June 3, 2017
1–2 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the installation The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago.

Gallery Tour: We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

Saturday, June 3, 2017
2:30–3:30 pm

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.

Still from KILO - Iba se 99 (Tiona Nekkia McClodden, 2015). Photo courtesy of Tiona Nekkia McClodden

Black Queer Brooklyn on Film

Saturday, 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.

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Gallery Tour: Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern

Saturday, June 3, 2017
3–4 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the exhibition Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern; free with exhibition admission.

Music: New York City Gay Men's Chorus

Saturday, June 3, 2017
5 pm

New York City Gay Men's Chorus performs works from their latest season.

DisOrient: Queer Arab Film and Discussion

Saturday, June 3, 2017
5:30 pm

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.

Curator Tour

Saturday, June 3, 2017
6 pm

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

Saturday, June 3, 2017
6–8 pm

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.

Performance: D'hana Perry

Saturday, June 3, 2017
6:30 pm

D’hana Perry performs selections from LOOSE, an immersive documentary blending music, audio, and video to explore issues of race, gender identity, and sexuality. Part of our Black Queer Brooklyn on Film series, on upcoming Thursdays in June.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, June 3, 2017
7–8 pm

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute discussions about works of art by LGBTQ artists in our collection.

Community Resource Fair

Saturday, June 3, 2017
7–8:30 pm

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

Saturday, June 3, 2017
7 pm

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.

Music: SassyBlack

Saturday, June 3, 2017
7 pm

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

Saturday, June 3, 2017
7:30 pm

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.

Performance: Taja Lindley

Saturday, June 3, 2017
8 pm

Taja Lindley performs an adaptation of her upcoming work The Bag Lady Manifesta, debuting at Dixon Place in fall 2017. Lindley’s film This Ain’t A Eulogy will screen later in June as part of our Black Queer Brooklyn on Film series.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, June 3, 2017
8:30 pm

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.

Music: Tamar-kali

Saturday, June 3, 2017
9 pm

Tamar-kali delivers intense, melodic rock centered around her soulful voice.