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March 2, 2019

Half the Picture

Music: Madison McFerrin

5–6 pm

Singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin performs a cappella songs from her debut EPs Finding Foundations, Volumes I and II, which merge poetry and politics to create a sound Questlove describes as “soulappella.”


Curator Tour: Half the Picture

5:30–6:30 pm

Carmen Hermo, Associate Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, gives a tour of Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection.


Dance: Ajna Dance Company

6–7:30 pm

All-women Indian dance collective Ajna Dance Company blends classical, folk, and Bollywood choreography in honor of Holi, the Hindu spring festival. Performances followed by an interactive workshop that is open to all ages and abilities.


Film: Little Woods

6–8 pm

Little Woods (Nia DaCosta, 2018, 105 min.) is an emotionally-charged thriller set in the fracking boomtown of Little Woods, North Dakota, and anchored by the relationship between sisters Ollie (Tessa Thompson) and Deb (Lily James). Followed by a Q&A with producers Rachael Fung and Gabrielle Nadig. Recommended for mature audiences. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.


Hands-On Art

6–8 pm

Get inspired by the works of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith and Stacy Lynn Waddell in Half the Picture and create a mixed-media collage using newspapers, magazines, and oil pastels. 330 free tickets in Hands-on Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.


Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

7–8 pm

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about feminist artworks in Infinite Blue.


Performance: Brown Girls Burlesque

8:30–10 pm

Brown Girls Burlesque presents “Arrest! Unrest! Herstory!,” an evening of theatrical burlesque on womanhood, resistance, culture, and what it means to be free. Performers include Hoodoo Hussy, Chicava Honeychild, Dakota Mayhem, Skye Syren, Tutu Toussaint, and Voodoo Onyx. Adult content. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7:30 pm.


Music: Sunny Cheeba

8:30–9:30 pm

Sunny Cheeba spins a mixture of hip-hop, disco, soul, jazz, salsa, reggae, and Afrobeats that reflects the pulse of her Bronx heritage.


Music: Quay Dash

9–10 pm

Bronx-born rapper Quay Dash fires up the evening with a hip-hop performance.


For twenty years, Target First Saturdays have been the freshest place to kick off the month. To ensure the safety of our visitors and to comply with city fire codes, starting at 5 pm, please enter through the front of the Museum. Keep in mind that there could be lines for entry and that we may have to limit entry when we reach maximum capacity.

Join us for engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month (except September), 5–11 pm. NOTE: To see Frida Kahlo, purchase tickets online.

Visit The Norm restaurant or our Café. Parking is a flat rate of $6 starting at 5 pm. (All other Saturdays, we close at 6 pm.)

We are committed to making our galleries and programs accessible to everyone. To request accommodations, such as assistive listening devices, ASL interpretation, or open captioning, contact us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.

Have a performance, film, or activity you’d like to present? Submit a proposal or get in touch with us at public.programs@brooklynmuseum.org.

Sponsored by Target.


Made possible by the Wallace Foundation Community Programs Fund, established by the Wallace Foundation, with additional support from DLA Piper US LLP, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Ellis A. Gimbel Trust, National Grid, and other donors.