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If you’re looking for a place to reflect, we'll be here for you all day, joining these 15 artists for a marathon reading of Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes. Stop by any time before 6pm: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Streaming live from Brooklyn Museum, it's Madonna x Marilyn Minter: #brooklyntalks #yearofyesbkm
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01/18/2017 at 20:48. Facebook
Great news! Thursday's Madonna X Marilyn Minter conversation moderated by Elizabeth Alexander and Anne Pasternak will be available to watch on Facebook Live—tune in to Madonna's Facebook page from 7:30-9p EST. The event will include a live Q&A so get your questions ready! #BrooklynTalks

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01/17/2017 at 14:13. Facebook
Join #BKMEducation this Thursday for an hour-long experiment in observation and perception, and see the art you love in a new way.

Art In Sight

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01/16/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
In honor of #MLKDAY we're looking back to Moneta Sleet, Jr.’s 1965 photograph which was featured in our 2014 exhibition "Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties". In it, Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, lead participants at the end of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery March to protest police brutality and to demand federal legislation to enforce voting rights. The...
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Brooklyn Museum: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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01/16/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
On Friday, January 20th we invite you to use the Brooklyn Museum as a source of inspiration, reflection, and community building. Join artists, writers, performers, activists, and community members for a free daylong reading of Langston Hughes’s prescient 1935 poem "Let America Be America Again." bit.ly/2itHvpN

Free and open to the public. All are welcome. Readings take place every 30 minutes...
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Marathon Reading: "Let America Be America Again"

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01/15/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
Bring the whole family to the Brooklyn Museum on Sunday Jan 29 to dance, bounce, discover, and create together at the first annual Family Day Benefit party! Your generous contribution helps us continue to make the Museum's world-class collections and exhibitions, and low-cost education and public programs, accessible to our entire Brooklyn community. Visit bit.ly/bkmfamilyday17 to join in the fun!
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01/14/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Ai Weiwei visited our Museum recently for the first time since his legendary imprisonment, house arrest and subsequent travel ban (from 2011-2015, during which time we presented his largest survey to date) to take a ride on his new sculpture, created especially for the Brooklyn Museum. Here's what happened.

Ai Weiwei X Brooklyn Museum

Ai Weiwei, one of China’s most famous and prolific contemporary artists, created a limited edition artwork to commemorate the Brooklyn Museum’s 2014 presenta...

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This afternoon we were set to announce an unprecedented conversation between two fearless feminist provocateurs, Madonna and Marilyn Minter. However, thanks to our advanced sales to our #BKMMembers this event sold out quickly. It seems Friday the 13th really does bring bad luck! Don’t worry, all is not lost… Stay tuned for updates!

SOLD OUT! Brooklyn Talks: Madonna X Marilyn Minter January 2017

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Join Kevin Beasley Saturday at 3pm for an intimate look at Beverly Buchanan's work. Part of our Artist's Eye series of talks by contemporary artists that focus on our special exhibitions.

Artist’s Eye: Kevin Beasley on Beverly Buchanan

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From 2–3pm this Saturday, photographer and visual artist #NonaFaustine will set her #ArtistsEye on #BeverlyBuchanan to speak about themes of race, place, and memory in the sculptures and land art on view in #ruinsandrituals.

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Then 3–4pm, we’ll turn to sculptor #KevinBeasley who will share his own insights into Buchanan’s work.

Artist's Eye: Nona Faustine on Beverly Buchanan

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Our monthly Salsa Party returns this week. Join our Balmir Latin Dance Studio LLC friends this Thursday and thaw out from this wintery week.

Salsa Party

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Today is your last chance take a final spin in #whoshotsports before the show dismounts: bit.ly/whoshotsports

Brooklyn Museum: Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present

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Watch the iconic #WalterIooss discuss two types of of sports photographs, including ‘conceptual pictures’ like his famous capture, "The Blue Dunk"—on view in #whoshotsports.

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Who Shot Sports: Walter Iooss

Interview with Krystle Wright. Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present is one of the first museum exhibitions to put sports photographer...

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Race on over to see #whoshotsports before it crosses the finish line this Sunday: bit.ly/whoshotsportst

Brooklyn Museum Tumblr: Who Shot Sports

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Visitors of all ages are invited to drop by our studios Sunday and explore their creative side. Free with Museum admission.

Creativity Lab

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What will you do to transform our world in 2017? Our New Year’s resolution is to continue to use the museum as a welcoming space to gather, hold space, be critical, offer resources, and of course celebrate. In 2017, our monthly Target First Saturdays will center female-identified and gender-nonconforming artists all year long as a part of our Year of Yes season.

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Target First Saturday: New Year, New Futures

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Three cheers to a brand new year! The Museum is closed on New Year’s day but we wish you all a very happy 2017.

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"What you see in the gallery, however, is not just a single life-drawing class but millenniums’ worth of ideas about male bodies and the sense that Iggy Pop represents a shift. What does it mean to be male as we head into postgender territory? Or into the “posthuman” era in which people are neither at the top of nature’s hierarchy nor, with all their surgical and genetic tweaks and...
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‘Iggy Pop Life Class,’ With Guess Who as the Model

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Before we welcome in the New Year, our Public Programs team wanted to take a moment to extend a HUGE thank you every collaborator who worked with us in 2016! With about 150 programs a year welcoming over 150,000 visitors, it’s hard to find a moment of calm to toast to all of the transformative programs that we put together and choosing our favorites is even harder. Click through to read the...
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BKM Programs 2016 Highlights

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