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April 6, 2019

Customized silk ankle boots. © Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Archives, Banco de México, Fiduciary of the Trust of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museums. (Photo: Javier Hinojosa, courtesy of V&A Publishing)

Member Morning: Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

Saturday, April 6, 2019
10–11 am

Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor

Experience an exclusive Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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Selection of zines from the Library's collection. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives)

Pop-Up Library: Frida Kahlo

Saturday, April 6, 2019
1–5 pm

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

Learn more about Frida Kahlo’s legacy and the work of her contemporaries in a special selection of materials from our Libraries.

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Pop-Up Talks: Frida Kahlo

Saturday, April 6, 2019
2–4 pm

Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor

Dive deep into works of art and learn more about highlights of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving with knowledgable guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with admission to the exhibition.

Gallery Tour: Collection

Saturday, April 6, 2019
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: Expanding Narratives

Saturday, April 6, 2019
3:30–4:30 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Dive deeply into our collection to explore questions about art, history, and society in this free weekly event.

Music: Renee Goust

Saturday, April 6, 2019
5–6 pm

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

Singer-songwriter Renee Goust fuses feminist anthems with a global diasporic sound that draws on ranchera and other Mexican folk music.

Tour: Archives as Raw History

Saturday, April 6, 2019
5:30–6:30 pm

Libraries and Archives, 2nd Floor

Delve into our history of accessibility with archivist Molly Seegers. Go behind the scenes, see archival storage, and examine original documents related to how the Museum has worked with disabled visitors and artists. 20 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm.

Community Talk: Art and Disability

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6–7 pm

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

Dior Vargas, mental health activist and creator of the People of Color & Mental Illness Photo Project, and Kevin Gotkin, co-director of Disability/Arts/NYC (DANT), discuss recent initiatives at the intersection of art and disability. Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Craft your appearance to celebrate your cultural heritage and personal identity by adorning your instant photograph using markers, paper, foil, and other materials. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Dance: Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Queens-based Calpulli Mexican Dance Company previews Puebla: The Story of Cinco De Mayo, celebrating the rich diversity of Mexican cultural heritage with folkloric dances and live music from across Mexico. 330 free tickets outside Auditorium, 3rd floor.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6:30–7:30 pm

Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about Mesoamerican objects on view in Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas. Talks in both English and Spanish.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, April 6, 2019
7–8 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Writer and educator Danilo Machado invites queer-identified Latinx poets Jimena Lucero and Francisco Márquez to share their original work. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

Performance: Yas Mama! presents El Noche De Las Reinas

Saturday, April 6, 2019
7:30–9:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Latinx drag collective Yas Mama! honors Latin American and Latinx legends from Juan Gabriel to Selena with a showcase hosted by Horrorchata, performances by Lady Quesa'Dilla, and DJ sets by Hannah Lou and Shomi Noise.

Film: Enamorada

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium

Enamorada (Emilio Fernandez, 1946, 99 min.) stars María Félix, regarded as the queen of the golden age of Mexican cinema, as an aristocrat who falls for a rebel leader during the Mexican Revolution. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm.

Music: Pistolera

Saturday, April 6, 2019
9–10 pm

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

Pistolera’s accordion-driven dance songs infuse traditional ranchera, polka, cumbia, and corrido with an inventive and modern flair, accompanied by visuals by Screaming Horses.