AFTERWORK NETWORKING THURSDAYS AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Join us Thursday nights for great art, great food, and fascinating programs that intrigue and engage. Explore the superb collections – from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art – on five floors of exhibition space. April highlights below:

APRIL 3rd: 7 P.M. – Film and Conversation: Crime after Crime

Crime After Crime (Yoav Potash, 2011, 93 min.) follows the story of Deborah Peagler, a survivor of domestic violence who was wrongfully imprisoned for over 25 years for the murder of her abuser. Attorneys Nadia Costa and Joshua Safran reopen her case pro bono in a fight to rectify injustice against battered women. Followed by Q&A with Costa and Safran. Part of the Elizabeth A. Sacker Center for Feminist Art Series “States of Denial: The illegal Incarceration of Women, Children and People of Color.”

APRIL 10th: 6:30 P.M. – Curator Tour:

Saisha Grayson, Associate Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, leads a tour of the exhibition Chicago in L.A: Judy Chicago’s Early Work, 1963-74

APRIL 17th: 7-10 P.M. – Members Preview and Reception: Ai Weiwei: According to What?

Members are invited to preview the Ai Weiwei exhibition before it opens to the public and to join fellow Members for an intimate reception from 6 to 9 p.m. To become a member and take part in this special evening, join online or email membership@brooklynmuseum.org.

7:30 – 9:30 P.M. – Drop-in-Drawing:

Draw in our galleries, led by a skilled teaching artist. All ages welcome; no experience necessary. Materials fee: $8.00. R.S.V.P. to gallery-studio@brooklynmuseum.org

APRIL 24: 7 P.M. –In Conversation: Brooklyn Street Art

Brooklyn Street Art founders Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo lead a dynamic, multimedia conversation that explores the evolution of street art from the early graffiti writers to today’s D.I.Y. artists. With artists swoon and Luna Park and independent curator Keith Schweitzer. A reception with a DJ, cash bar, and art-making will follow. See our website for ticketing. Presented in conjunction with new site-specific installation Swoon: Submerged Motherlands, on view April 11- August 24.

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway

Brooklyn NY 11238

Tel: 718-638-5000

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