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September 15, 2018

Wadsworth A. Jarrell (American, born 1929). Revolutionary (Angela Davis), 1971. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 64 x 51 in. (162.6 x 129.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of R. M. Atwater, Anna Wolfrom Dove, Alice Fiebiger, Joseph Fiebiger, Belle Campbell Harris, and Emma L. Hyde, by exchange, Designated Purchase Fund, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, and Carll H. de Silver Fund, 2012.80.18. © Wadsworth A. Jarrell. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Opening Celebration: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power SOLD OUT

Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:30 am–5 pm

Cantor Auditorium (3rd Floor) and Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing (4th and 5th Floors)

Get a first look at Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power during a day of art and conversation featuring pioneering artists in the exhibition.

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Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, September 15, 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, September 15, 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.

Barkley L. Hendricks, (American, 1945–2017). Blood (Donald Formey) (detail), 1975. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 72 x 501/2 in. (182.9 × 128.3 cm). Courtesy of Dr. Kenneth Montague | The Wedge Collection, Toronto. © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado, Brooklyn Museum)

Dance Party: Soul in the Horn

Saturday, September 15, 2018
9 pm

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

Celebrate the opening of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. Natasha Diggs and Soul in the Horn host a dance party, social gathering, and music showcase featuring horn-infused sounds from around the globe played by world renowned DJs and legendary musicians.

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