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November 3, 2018

Gallery Tour: The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago

Saturday, November 3, 2018
2–3 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: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Saturday, November 3, 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.

Gallery Tour: Collection

Saturday, November 3, 2018
3–4 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: Antoine Drye
 

Saturday, November 3, 2018
5–6 pm

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

Antoine Drye honors the grandeur and richness of 1960s and 1970s jazz with groundbreaking grooves that draw on the artistic legacies of the Black Power era.

Art & Dialogue: Valerie Cassel Oliver and Catherine Morris

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

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

Valerie Cassel Oliver, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler for Feminist Art, discuss their curatorial practice as part of Artadia’s Art & Dialogue series. 30 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Curator Talk: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Saturday, November 3, 2018
6–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Ashley James, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, gives an in-depth look at the works in Soul of a Nation. No tickets needed; seating is first come, first served.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, November 3, 2018
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Listen to jazz from the 1960s and 1970s and create your own colorful painting on miniature canvases, inspired by the works of Alma Thomas, William T. Williams, and more. 330 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Music: Jaime Lee Lewis

Saturday, November 3, 2018
7–8 pm

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

Jaime Lee Lewis, Jennifer Falu, Joekenneth Museau, Asante Amin, Frank Malloy, and Terry Lovette share original poetry and music, and perform excerpts from the groundbreaking 1968 collection Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writing, Amiri Baraka and Larry Neal’s compilation widely considered the defining work of the Black Arts Movement.

Tour: Archives as Raw History

Saturday, November 3, 2018
7:30–8:30 pm

Libraries and Archives, 2nd Floor

Delve into the Museum’s history during the age of Black Power with archivist Molly Seegers. Go behind the scenes to look at archival storage and examine original documents. 30 free tickets at Admissions at 5:30 pm.

Dance: Brooklyn Dance Festival
 

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

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn Dance Festival showcases the Brooklyn-based dance companies, emerging artists, and youth ensembles they support and foster. Catch performances and a movement workshop.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:30–10 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Hear readings by poets Sean DesVignes, Joel Dias-Porter, and Omotara James. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem Foundation, committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.

Music: Shelley Nicole's blaKbüshe

Saturday, November 3, 2018
9–10 pm

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

Shelley Nicole's blaKbüshe is a musical collective that blends rock, funk, and soul to create a unique sound.