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February 3, 2018

Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, February 3, 2018
1–2 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of Museum highlights.

Gallery Tour: Collection

Saturday, February 3, 2018
2–3 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour exploring our collection in depth. To find out which collection areas this tour will visit, check at the Admissions Desk when you arrive.

Gallery Tour: Ancient Egyptian Art

Saturday, February 3, 2018
3–4 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour exploring our Ancient Egyptian Art galleries.

Music: Aaron Abernathy

Saturday, February 3, 2018
5 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Pianist and soul singer Aaron Abernathy performs music inspired by gospel, funk, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Curator Talk: One Basquiat

Saturday, February 3, 2018
5:30–6:30 pm

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

Eugenie Tsai, John and Barbara Vogelstein Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, gives a curator talk on Untitled (1982) by Jean-Michel Basquiat. 25 free tickets in Forum line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, February 3, 2018
6–8 pm

Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Experiment with scratch and resist techniques as you create your own artwork inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat. 330 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Community Talk: The Black Joy Project

Saturday, February 3, 2018
6 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Kleaver Cruz, Bronx-based writer, activist, and creator of The Black Joy Project, discusses the significance of centering black joy—online and offline—as a form of resistance.

Film: Whose Streets?

Saturday, February 3, 2018
6 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Whose Streets? (Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis, 2017, 103 min.) documents the movement that ignited across the country in the wake of the killing of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Followed by a conversation with director Sabaah Folayan and Elizabeth Rodriguez, senior member of our Teen Night Planning Committee. 310 free tickets handed out in front of Auditorium on the 3rd floor at 5:30 pm.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, February 3, 2018
6–7 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works of art in the American Art galleries.

Music: The Skins

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7–8 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

The Skins return to the Museum, where the Brooklyn-born and -raised band first performed as teens, with an irresistible mix of funk, rock, and soul from their album Still Sleep.

Dance: Brooklyn Dance Festival

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7:30–9:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn Dance Festival celebrates Black History Month with performances and a movement workshop, as part of their year-long residency at Target First Saturdays.

Black Joy Photo Booth with The Black Joy Project

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7:30–9 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Show off your Black joy and have your portrait taken by photographer Dominique Sindayiganza as part of The Black Joy Project.

Pop-Up Poetry: Urban Word NYC

Saturday, February 3, 2018
8 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Teen poets from Urban Word NYC, which champions the voices of New York City youth through free and uncensored writing, perform in our American galleries. Performers include William Lohier (NYC Youth Poet Laureate), Shakeva Griswould, Roya Marsh, Jive Poetic, Anthony McPherson, and more. Hosted by Shanelle Gabriel.

Community Talk: Malcolm X in Brooklyn

Saturday, February 3, 2018
8 pm

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

Zaheer Ali, Oral Historian and director of the project Muslims in Brooklyn at Brooklyn Historical Society, discusses Malcolm X’s longstanding influence on the borough's religious, political, and cultural life. 25 free tickets in Forum line at Admissions at 7 pm.

Music: Everyday People

Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:15–10 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Everyday People returns to the Museum to host its beloved dance party, featuring a set from DJ mOma and performances by Ian Isiah and Donae’O.

Performance: Latasha Alcindor

Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn-based rapper and multimedia artist Latasha Alcindor, also known as L.A., presents the sequel to her 2017 interdisciplinary performance art project. All A Dream: Intro to Latasha shares stories of the “around the way” Girl. 310 free tickets handed out in front of Auditorium at 7:30 pm.