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October 6, 2018

Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine (established 2010; Mildred Beltré and Oasa DuVerney). DO NOT DISAPPEAR INTO SILENCE, 2014/18. Ribbon, PVC-coated galvanized steel fence, 1200 x 36 in. (3048 x 91.4 cm). Courtesy of Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Community Celebration: Something to Say

Saturday, October 6, 2018
11 am–2 pm

Plaza on Eastern Parkway

Celebrate the opening of Something to Say with an all-ages community gathering right on our doorstep, featuring artist activations, hands-on art-making, music, snacks, and more.

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Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, October 6, 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, October 6, 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: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Saturday, October 6, 2018
3–4 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour of the special exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

Music: Carnegie Hall Citywide Presents El Septeto Santiaguero

Saturday, October 6, 2018
5–7 pm

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

Direct from the famous Casa de la Trova club in their hometown of Santiago de Cuba, El Septeto Santiaguero is the foremost son music ensemble innovating on Afro-Cuban musical traditions today. Part of the Carnegie Hall Citywide series.

Lit Crawl: A Multilingual Most Exquisite Corpse

Saturday, October 6, 2018
6–7 pm

Plaza on Eastern Parkway

In this interactive reading, four international writers and their translators stitch together a story in multiple languages. Presented by Words Without Borders and SLICE Literary as part of PEN America's Lit Crawl Brooklyn 2018.

Community Talk: En La Union Esta La Fuerza (In Unity There Is Strength)

Saturday, October 6, 2018
6–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

A year after Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, Jonathan Soto, Union Theological Seminary and Project Refuge; Melissa Mark-Viverito, Latino Victory Fund; and community organizer and activist Arnie Segarra examine the status of recovery efforts and the role played by communities across the Latinx diaspora.

Conversation: Cecilia Vicuña and Gary Urton

Saturday, October 6, 2018
6–7 pm

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

Join artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña and Gary Urton, founder of the Harvard Khipu Database Project, for a conversation about Vicuña’s special exhibition Disappeared Quipu and Urton’s new book Inka History in Knots: Reading Khipus as Primary Sources. 30 free tickets in Forum line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, October 6, 2018
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Create wearable rope art in patterns that hold significance for you, inspired by the materials and form of Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Dance: Salsa Party

Saturday, October 6, 2018
7–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Catch a special edition of our monthly Salsa Party hosted by Balmir Latin Dance Studio. Enjoy a class led by professional dancers, followed by live music, social dancing, and performances from Brooklyn’s best Latin dance teams.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, October 6, 2018
7–8 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Enjoy readings by poets Gabriel Ramirez, María Fernanda, and Roberto Carlos Garcia. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem Foundation, committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.

Music: Legacy Women

Saturday, October 6, 2018
7:30–8:30 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

All-women drumming collective Legacy Women performs a dynamic mix of palos, congos, salves, and bomba rooted in indigenous Afro-Dominican and Afro-Puerto Rican musical traditions.

Curator Tour: Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

Saturday, October 6, 2018
7:30–8:30 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, and Liz Munsell, Lorraine and Alan Bressler Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, give a behind-the-scenes tour of Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, which opens at the MFA Boston later this month.

Film: En el Séptimo Día

Saturday, October 6, 2018
8 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

En el Séptimo Día (Jim McKay, 2017, 92 min.) follows a group of undocumented immigrants living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, who earn a living as delivery people, construction workers, dishwashers, and vendors, anticipating their day of rest on Sundays on the soccer field. Followed by a Q&A with the director and cast. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm.

Music: br0nz3_g0dd3ss

Saturday, October 6, 2018
9–10 pm

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

Maya Monès—aka br0nz3_g0dd3ss—plays Latin pop and hip-hop tracks that celebrate her roots and amplify the voices of women across the Latinx diaspora.