Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum

Join us for Target First Saturdays and enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month (except September), 5–11 p.m. Happy Hour is 4–6 p.m. The Norm restaurant and bar is open all evening. Also stop by BKM Café and Bowl for artist-created sandwiches, as well as salads, sweets, and beverages. Parking is a flat rate of $6 starting at 5 p.m. (All other Saturdays, we close at 6 p.m.)

MUSIC: EL CLUB DE PROTESTA
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Be inspired by the history and tradition of protest songs with Pablo Helguera’s project El Club de Protesta (The Protest Club) as they perform classic folk songs and anthems of social change.

CURATOR TOUR
6:00 p.m.
Get an inside look at our newly reinstalled American art collection with Connie Choi, Assistant Curator of American Art.

INTERACTIVE SPACE
6:00–9:00 p.m.
Join Theatre of the Oppressed NYC onstage for “Legislative Theatre,” where you’ll come up with ideas for solving social problems, then submit your ideas to elected officials and vote on them—all while acting! Deepen your political engagement with art-making by For Freedoms, the first artist-run Super PAC.

PERFORMANCE: BREAD AND PUPPET THEATER
6:00 p.m.
Renowned Bread and Puppet Theater presents their playful and satirical take on the upcoming presidential election with Underneath the Above Show #1, their latest show using life-size puppets. Free tickets (310) at Admissions at 5 pm.

PERFORMANCE: DENNIS REDMOON DARKEEM
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Bronx artist Dennis Redmoon Darkeem, who uses his work to question cultural and racial stereotypes, performs a Native American smudging ritual at the Museum entrance.

HANDS-ON ART
6:30–8:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to create a personal flag using cloth collage. What does independence look like to you? Free tickets (330) at Admissions at 5:30 pm.

POP-UP GALLERY TALKS
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Go behind the scenes in the exhibition Agitprop! and learn about the many ways artists combine art and activism, during one of our ten-minute talks.

PERFORMANCE: DENNIS REDMOON DARKEEM
7:30–9:00 p.m.
Exchange your stories, objects, or performances with artist Dennis Redmoon Darkeem as part of his interactive work Good Trade, held in our installation Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas.

TALK: LGBTQ NEW AMERICANS
7:30 p.m.
Watch film highlights from the “LGBTQ New Americans” oral history project, which documents the experiences of queer immigrants in New York, and then join a talkback. Presented by Brooklyn Community Pride Center and Immigration Equality. Free tickets (25) at Admissions at 6:30 pm.

FILM: KEEPERS OF THE GAME
8:00 p.m.
Keepers of the Game (Judd Ehrlich, 2016, 82 min.) follows a girls high school lacrosse team blazing the way for the next generation of Native women in this sacred game traditionally reserved for men. Followed by a talkback with cast members Louise and Tsieboo Herne. Free tickets (310) at Admissions at 7 pm.

KIDS CORNER: STORYTELLING
8:15–9:00 p.m.
Join international artist and percussionist Sanga of the Valley for an uplifting musical experience exploring the language of rhythm through traditional songs from the African diaspora. All ages welcome!

MUSIC: DJ CHELA
8:30–9:45 p.m.
DJ Chela spins cumbia and folkloric sounds from Latin America and beyond.

Start Date

July 2, 2016

End Date

July 2, 2016

Hours

05:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Address

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238

Event Type

Public

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