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Upcoming Events

Hands-On Art

Saturday, December 1, 2018
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Celebrate Brooklyn-based artist Kehinde Wiley with figure drawing from live models who take the poses found in historic works from our collection. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Community Talk: Digging for Black Pride with Weeksville Heritage Center

Saturday, December 1, 2018
6–7:30 pm

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

Weeksville Heritage Center screens Digging for Black Pride (Philip Burton, Jr., 1971, 20 min.), a film about the archaeological dig that led to the discovery of Weeksville. Educator Zenzele Cooper and Obden Mondesir, Oral History Project Manager, discuss their work preserving Black history and fighting against the erasure of Black culture. 30 free tickets in Forum line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, December 1, 2018
6:30–7:30 pm

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

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works by Brooklyn-based artists in Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection.

Music: Roze Royce

Saturday, December 1, 2018
7–8 pm

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

Roze Royce, Flatbush native and founder of Brooklyn queer hip-hop party SET IT OFF, provides a fresh sound of house, Afrobeat, and old-school hip-hop.

Pop-Up Poetry

Saturday, December 1, 2018
7:30–9 pm

Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Hear readings by poets Hafizah Geter, Cynthia Manick, and Nicholas Nichols. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem Foundation, committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets.

Tour: Archives as Raw History

Saturday, December 1, 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 from our 1970s Community Gallery exhibitions that featured the work of local artists. 15 free tickets in Talk/Tour line at Admissions at 6:30 pm.

Music: Soul Summit Music Festival

Saturday, December 1, 2018
7:30–9:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Fort Greene Park summer staple Soul Summit heats up our Beaux-Arts Court with DJs and dance to build community through house music.

Film: One Bedroom

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8–10 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Catch One Bedroom (Darien Sills-Evans, 2018, 83 min.), winner of “Best Brooklyn Project” at the Brooklyn Film Festival. After several years of ups and downs, a Fort Greene couple spends their final day together arguing and remembering better days. Followed by a Q&A with the cast and crew. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm.

Film: Visual AIDS presents Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

Saturday, December 1, 2018
8:30–10 pm

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

Visual AIDS commemorates a Day With(out) Art with a screening of Alternate Endings, Activists Risings, a program of six short films from inspiring organizations, including ACT UP NY, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL NY.

Music: Jimi Tents

Saturday, December 1, 2018
9–10 pm

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

East New York native Jimi Tents delivers hard-hitting rhymes that tackle the many experiences of a young Brooklynite, from gentrification to finding his voice as a Black artist in NYC.