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December 7, 2019

<p>Brooklyn Museum tote bag, courtesy of Only NY</p>

Courtesy of Only NY. (Photo: Alex Kugler)

Members Holiday Sale

Saturday, December 7, 2019
All day

Museum Shop, 1st Floor

This week, Members enjoy a double discount of 20% on all merchandise in the Museum Shop.

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Visita Guiada de las Obras Más Destacadas

Saturday, December 7, 2019
1–2 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Acompáñanos en un recorrido gratuito de las obras más destacadas del museo en español, dirigida por un estudiante de Brooklyn College.

Gallery Tour: Collection/Visita Guiada de la Colección

Saturday, December 7, 2019
2–3 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free bilingual tour exploring our collection.

Acompaña un guía del museo para un recorrido gratuito y bilingüe explorando nuestra colección.

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Gallery Tour: Expanding Narratives

Saturday, December 7, 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 event.

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Music: Los Hacheros

Saturday, December 7, 2019
5–6 pm

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

As “modern-day torchbearers of the golden age of Latin music,” Los Hacheros infuse the folkloric styles of son montuno, guaracha, and salsa with bomba rhythms. Presented in partnership with Carnegie Hall Citywide series.

Curator Tour: Arts of Japan

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

Arts of Asia and the Islamic World, 2nd Floor

Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Senior Curator, Asian Art, leads a tour of our newly installed Arts of Japan galleries with a focus on the art of the Ainu people of northern Japan.

Book Talk: Elia Alba’s The Supper Club

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6–7 pm

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

Celebrate the release of Brooklyn-born artist Elia Alba’s new book, The Supper Club, with LJ Roberts (whose work is featured in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow), Sur Rodney (Sur), and Jack Waters. The artists, writers, and activists reopen a conversation from the book, asking “What Would an HIV Doula Do?” Presented in partnership with the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6–8 pm

Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Create your own textile-based work, inspired by the work of LJ Roberts and Tuesday Smillie in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Film: Visual AIDS Presents Day With(out) Art

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6–7:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Visual AIDS commemorates their annual Day With(out) Art with a screening of short films, followed by a conversation between filmmakers Iman Shervington and Derrick Woods-Morrow moderated by writer Mathew Rodriguez. Presented in partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Night Market

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Stop by our night market to shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from more than thirty artisans and vendors from across Brooklyn offering artwork, jewelry, fashion, home and apothecary goods, and more.

Music: Gemma

Saturday, December 7, 2019
7–8 pm

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

Beloved for their happy/sad soul-funk sound, Gemma combines vocalist Felicia Douglass’s deeply felt lyrics with producer Erick Gundel’s lush beats.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, December 7, 2019
7:30–8:30 pm

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

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works by Brooklyn-based artists on view in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow.

Music: DJ Laylo

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8–10 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

DJ Laylo (of Brooklyn's popular monthly event A Party Called Rosie Perez) pays tribute to the Latinx sounds of NYC, from hip-hop to salsa and merengue.

Performance: Switch n’ Play

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:30–10 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Prospect Heights–based drag collective Switch n' Play hosts a drag and burlesque showcase featuring Divina GranSparkle, K.James, Miss Malice, Nyx Nocturne, Pearl Harbor, and Vigor Mortis with special guest Heart Crimson. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7:30 pm.

Poetry Reading: Tina Chang

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:30–9:30 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Poet laureate of Brooklyn, Tina Chang, reads from her latest book Hybrida, which confronts the complexities of raising a mixed-race child during an era of political upheaval in the United States. Followed by a book signing in the Shop. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

Music: Adrian Daniel

Saturday, December 7, 2019
9–10 pm

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

Alternative soul singer and Brownsville native Adrian Daniel closes out the night with his unique R&B sound.