The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change at The Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum today announced The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change. The Brooklyn Conference brings together artists, leaders, and innovators for dynamic and thought-provoking programming. Taking place Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21, with a kickoff event on Thursday, October 19, at the Brooklyn Museum, the gathering will explore the intersections of art and social change.


Advance tickets for The Brooklyn Conference range from $25 to $85, and will provide access to conversations, workshops, and keynotes from luminaries including Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; Director of Political Engagement at New York Immigration Coalition, Murad Awawdeh; journalist Charles Blow; media entrepreneur and Girlgaze founder Amanda de Cadenet; writer Katie Cappiello; former President Barack Obama’s special assistant for Native American affairs, Jodi Archambault Gillette; artist Ebony Noelle Golden; CNN political commentator Sally Kohn; Women’s March on Washington co-founders Bob Bland and Linda Sarsour; poet Claudia Rankine; artist Laurie Jo Reynolds; Open Society Foundations’s Alvin Starks; and artist Hank Willis Thomas, among others. The full list of speakers and events, along with ticket pricing and purchase information, can be found at

Start Date

October 19, 2017

End Date

October 21, 2017


11:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238

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