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January 5, 2019

Gallery Tour: Highlights

Saturday, January 5, 2019
1–2 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

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

Gallery Tour: American Art

Saturday, January 5, 2019
2–3 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

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

Gallery Tour: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Saturday, January 5, 2019
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: N0VA Trek

Saturday, January 5, 2019
5–6 pm

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

N0VA Trek is a dynamic duo of soulful singer-songwriters who transport us with their futuristic sound that merges rock, hip-hop, and R&B.

Artist and Curator Tour: Rob Wynne: FLOAT

Saturday, January 5, 2019
5:30–6:30 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Rob Wynne and Margarita Karasoulas, Assistant Curator of American Art, take you on a journey through the artist's mirrored glass interventions in our American Art galleries.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Create your own mixed-media mobile, inspired by the work of Betye Saar in Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Book Club: Darius Bost’s Evidence of Being

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6–7 pm

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

Author Darius Bost is joined by artist Tiona McClodden to celebrate the release of his new book, Evidence of Being, which focuses on the role of community for gay Black men in the face of apparent government abandonment during the AIDS epidemic. 30 free tickets in Forum line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Film: The Foreigner’s Home

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The Foreigner’s Home (Rian Brown and Geoff Pingree, 2018, 57 min.) explores Toni Morrison’s exhibition of the same name, presented in 2006 at the Louvre. The film features animation, interviews, and archival footage, with Morrison narrating and guiding us through meditations on race, identity, “foreigness,” and art's redemptive power. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Dance: Brooklyn Dance Festival

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6:30–8:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn Dance Festival showcases the borough’s emerging talent, artists who push boundaries and imagine new possibilities for movement into the future. Tonight’s performances are followed by a movement workshop.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, January 5, 2019
6:30–7:30 pm

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

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about artworks on view in Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, January 5, 2019
7:30–9 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Enjoy readings by poets Ama Codjoe, Kyla Marshell, and S. Erin Batiste, who identify as activists and use their words to envision new ways of being in the world. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem Foundation, committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please arrive early.

Music: Bembona

Saturday, January 5, 2019
8–9:30 pm

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

DJ Bembona is a born-and-bred Brooklynite of Panamanian and Puerto Rican descent who focuses on music of the Latinx and African diasporas.

Community Talk: A Future for Immigrants, Know Your Rights Forum

Saturday, January 5, 2019
8–9 pm

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

What can we do to create safe, welcoming spaces for immigrant communities? The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs leads a Know Your Rights Forum on how to build solidarity with those at risk for police and government harassment and to prevent the deportation and destruction of families and communities. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please arrive early.

Performance: Neptune

Saturday, January 5, 2019
8–10 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Timothy DuWhite’s Neptune imagines a space for those who have been labeled “too difficult” to properly love. Follow Wayne's journey as he uncovers a world beyond what he knows as a Black, queer, HIV-positive boy. Neptune was developed through the Dixon Place Artist-in-Residence Program, and commissioned by and first presented at Dixon Place in NYC with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funds from the Jerome Foundation. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm.

Music: Young Paris

Saturday, January 5, 2019
9–10 pm

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

Born in France to Congolese parents and now based in New York, Young Paris is redefining EDM with his innovative Afrobeats.