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<p>Visitors shopping at an outdoor market on the Museum plaza</p>

Pop-Up Market, September 2020. (Photo: Aimee Kellner, Brooklyn Pop-Up)

Pop-Up Market

Sunday, May 16, 2021
10:30 am–5:30 pm

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Our weekly market offers one-of-a-kind, handmade items from more than twenty local artisans and vendors.

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<p>Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble performing outdoors</p>

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble, April 18, 2021. (Photo: Jill Jefferson and Michael Mahoney)

Pop-Up Performance: Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, May 16, 2021
2–4 pm

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Drop by our plaza to hear string players from the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra perform a festive, family-friendly selection of music by Vivaldi, Mozart, Copland, and Tchaikovsky.

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<p>KAWS: WHAT PARTY, 2020</p>

KAWS (American, born 1974). WHAT PARTY, 2020. Bronze, paint, 90 × 43 5/16 × 35 3/8 in. (228.6 × 110 × 89.9 cm). © KAWS. (Photo: Brad Bridgers Photography)

Verbal Description Tour

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
6:30–7:30 pm

Online

Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to experience a descriptive online tour of our collections.

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<p>Kehinde Wiley: Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps</p>

Kehinde Wiley (American, born 1977). Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps, 2005. Oil on canvas, 108 × 108 in. (274.3 × 274.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Partial gift of Suzi and Andrew Booke Cohen in memory of Ilene R. Booke and in honor of Arnold L. Lehman, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, and William K. Jacobs, Jr. Fund, 2015.53. © Kehinde Wiley. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

BkM Art Hangout

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
3:30–4 pm

Online and at Home

Stop by for a free virtual art-making session, designed for ages 9–14.

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Brooklyn Artists Ball

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
7 pm

Online and at Home

Save the date for art world’s most beloved, fun, and inspiring event of the year—the Brooklyn Artists Ball!

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Participants talk with one another in the galleries, 2018. (Photo: Jonathan Dorado)

Hablemos de Arte

Thursday, May 20, 2021
5:30–6:30 pm

Online

Join us for an informal conversation in Spanish, inspired by a work of art, and practice your language skills with other participants.

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<p>China: Wine Jar with Fish and Aquatic Plants</p>

Wine Jar with Fish and Aquatic Plants. China, Yuan dynasty, 14th century. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration, 1115/16 × 133/4 in. (30.3 × 34.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum; The William E. Hutchins Collection, Bequest of Augustus S. Hutchins, 52.87.1. Creative Commons-BY. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Virtual Teacher Program: Teaching China through the Arts

Thursday, May 20, 2021
5:30–7:30 pm

Online

Join us online for a teacher professional development workshop and learn about our new Arts of China Teaching Toolkit.

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Cover, Bird Uncaged by Marlon Peterson (2021)

Brooklyn Reads: Bird Uncaged with Marlon Peterson and Ilyasah Shabazz

Thursday, May 20, 2021
6–7:30 pm

Online

In honor of Malcolm X’s 96th birthday, join author Marlon Peterson for a discussion of his abolitionist memoir Bird Uncaged with writer, educator, and daughter of Malcolm X Ilyasah Shabazz.

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Participants practice socially distant yoga at Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop, September 2020

Outdoor Yoga on the Stoop SOLD OUT

Saturday, May 22, 2021
10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

Meet us on the plaza steps for a morning of socially distant yoga and meditation, open to all levels and led by local instructors.

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<p>KAWS: COMPANION, 20210</p>

KAWS (American, born 1974). COMPANION, 2010. Fiberglass, paint, 96 × 48 × 36 in. (243.8 × 121.9 × 91.4 cm). © KAWS

Member Morning: KAWS: WHAT PARTY

Saturday, May 22, 2021
10–11 am

Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor

Enjoy a Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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