Senior curator Lisa Small shares a special sneak peek from our blockbuster exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern. Now in its final weeks, the exhibition marks a homecoming of sorts for the visionary painter, as it was at Brooklyn Museum that O’Keeffe had her first museum exhibition in 1927.
See #okeeffemodern through July 23 at the Brooklyn Museum!
"The art featured in We Wanted a Revolution portrays the stories of women struggling for respect and recognition amid an industry and a culture unlikely to give it. These women's incisive critiques of their own time inform our understanding of how to continue the fight for equality going forward." — Bustle on #wewantedarevolution
“In a world where we feel less and less corporeal, living through screens and feeds, there is an urgent quality to encountering someone’s intimate, daily choices—what they wore, what they ate, what they smelled.” — New Republic
Artist Maren Hassinger restages her 1982 performance Pink Trash, which explores ideas of public space and ethical citizenship by drawing attention to the ways New Yorkers engage with their local environment.
Originally performed in Central Park, Prospect Park, and Van Cortlandt Park, this unique and exciting restaging of Pink Trash takes place in Prospect Park as part of We Wanted a... View details ⇨
Have you checked out our Black Queer Brooklyn on Film series yet? Stop by Thursdays in June to see moving image works in every genre and medium by Brooklyn-based artists who are young, black, queer, female-identified, and gender-nonconforming. #PRIDE #Pride2017
Check out some of the best looks from an unforgettable Target First Saturday, celebrating queerness in all its forms! As unwavering allies of the LGBTQ community, we are proud to honor our queer families with Pride programs taking place at the Museum throughout June.
Join filmmakers Carrie Hawks and Reina Gossett this Thursday as they screen and discuss their films, black enuf* (2016) and The Personal Things (2016), plus a preview of Gossett's upcoming film Happy Birthday Marsha. Part of our Black Queer Brooklyn on Film series, taking place Thursdays in June. Free with Museum admission.
In the coming weeks, visitors can appreciate a behind-the-scenes look into the work of our conservation department, as our conservators begin to clean Albert Bierstadt’s “A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie,” the much beloved 1866 masterpiece. Joining us live from the Rotunda is Chief Conservator Lisa Bruno, who will offer a preview of the conservation process along with paintings... View details ⇨
On July 1 the Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday celebrates Independence Day with programming inspired by the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85. Highlights include a screening of Flag Wars followed by a conversation with director and We Wanted a Revolution artist Linda Goode Bryant, a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon with The Black Lunch Table, poetry by Morgan Parker,... View details ⇨
“Crooklyn," "Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed," "Jay-Z: Fade to Black,” “Making "Do the Right Thing.” These are just some of the titles our friends Metrograph are screening this weekend. Their film series, “Making Rent in Bed-Stuy” celebrates some of the most iconic Brooklyn films ever made. metrograph.com
Today marks the 90th anniversary of Georgia O’Keeffe’s first exhibition, which opened on June 6, 1927—at the Brooklyn Museum! In honor of the occasion, we are teaming up with our friends at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and connecting New Mexico to New York through Facebook Live!
Kick off the summer this Saturday with a free interactive festival for all families, filled with imaginative activities, hosted in partnership with Cool Culture and P.S. 1 Elementary School. Drop in anytime from 12pm—4pm or stay for the whole afternoon! Bilingual volunteers (Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese) will be present. Free for all Cool Culture and P.S. 1 families, and free for the... View details ⇨