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May 5, 2018

Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, May 5, 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, May 5, 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.

Music: Batalá New York

Saturday, May 5, 2018
5–6 pm

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

All female Afro-Brazilian drumline Batalá New York kicks off the night with samba-reggae beats.

Curator Tour

Saturday, May 5, 2018
5:30–6:30 pm

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

Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator, and Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, give a walk-through of our special exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985.

Community Talk: Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Saturday, May 5, 2018
6–7 pm

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

Learn about the life and work of Civil Rights pioneer Sylvia Rivera, and get involved in the Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s continued fight for the right of self-determination for all trans, intersex, and gender-nonconforming people of color. Space is limited and is first come, first served.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, May 5, 2018
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Design a mask inspired by your cultural heritage and Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985, using paint markers and exciting patterns. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Dance: Mujeres Valientes

Saturday, May 5, 2018
6–7:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana previews their upcoming show Mujeres Valientes, premiering at BAM later in May. Created by flamenco legend Belén Maya, it highlights individual Latin American women over the centuries who have challenged authority and fought ignorance, inequality, and injustice. Then, the company leads a flamenco workshop. All are welcome; no experience necessary.

Candle Decorating: Colectiva Cósmica with Riobamba

Saturday, May 5, 2018
6:30–9:30 pm

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

Decorate candles honoring women revolutionaries across the Americas in this collage workshop with feminist collective Colectiva Cósmica, featuring a set by Ecuadorian-Lithuanian producer, DJ, and cultural activist Riobamba.

Music: Combo Chimbita

Saturday, May 5, 2018
7–8 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Combo Chimbita perform tropical-infused funk and soul with elements from around the world, including Colombian cumbia, 1970s funaná from Cape Verde, and kompa from Haiti, as well as salsa and reggae, mixing synth and guacharaca sounds.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, May 5, 2018
7–8 pm

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks highlighting two artworks in Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985.

Film: Umbrales: Experimental Women Filmmakers from Latin America

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8–9 pm

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

Catch rarely seen shorts by women filmmakers from Latin America, including experimental Super 8s by Puerto Rican artist Poli Marichal (whose work is featured in Radical Women), hosted by documentary filmmaker Jesse Lerner. Space is limited and is first come, first served.

Book Club: Marta Moreno Vega

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:30–9:30 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

In her memoir When the Spirits Dance Mambo, Marta Moreno Vega captures the sights, sounds, and traditions of a Puerto Rican New Yorker growing up in East Harlem in the 1950s and 1960s. Space is limited and is first come, first served.

Music: Jarina De Marco

Saturday, May 5, 2018
9–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Jarina De Marco blends international Latin American and electronic rhythms in futuristic anthems of self-determination and support for global resistance movements, with visuals by Screaming Horses.