AFTER WORK THURSDAYS AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

It’s time to come out of hibernation and celebrate spring at the Brooklyn Museum. Wind down the week with art, great food, and fascinating programs that intrigue and engage, every Thursday night. March highlights below.

MARCH 13TH – 7PM – In Conversation and Song: Poet Sonia Sanchez and musician Bernice Johnson Reagon share songs, words, and wisdom from their experiences in Civil Rights Movement and lives dedicated to activism. See http://www.brooklynmuseum.org for ticketing.

MARCH 20TH – 7-9:30 pm Talk: “Power Shift: Becoming an Artist Entrepreneur”

An evening of community-building activities and talks, giving you the skills to become a creative entrepreneur. Co-hosted by J.A. Williams Law of the Artist Empowerment Firm and Project Inkpot. Music by DJ Selly. Tickets include one drink, and are available by visiting www.brooklynmuseum.org

7:30 – 8:45PM –Drop-in-Drawing: Join us for drawing in the galleries with a skilled teaching artist. Open to all, no experience necessary. Materials fee: $8.00 R.S.V.P. to gallery-studio@brooklynmuseum.org

MARCH 27TH – 7 PM Panel Discussion: “The Future of History”

An intergenerational conversation on the legacies of feminism in contemporary art, organized by .I.R. Gallery and the institute for women and Art at Rutgers University

 

Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

And don’t miss this major exhibition on view March 7th through July 6th 2014, before beginning a national tour. Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it includes painting, sculpture, graphics, and photography by sixty-six artists who responded to and influenced the era’s political and social transformations.

Saul Restaurant & Bar:

The Michelin-starred restaurant formerly located on Smith Street move to the Brooklyn Museum last fall. Top off your evening with fine dining inspired by the season’s bounty and artisanal purveyors, paired with an exceptional wine list.

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway

Brooklyn NY 11238

Tel: 718-638-5000

http://www.BrooklynMuseum.org 

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