The is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at March’s First Saturday event, sponsored by Target
The museum will be free from 5 to 11 p.m., which includes access to all galleries. A cash bar will offer beer and wine, and the Museum Café and Museum Shop will both also remain open throughout the night.
From 5 to 8 p.m., musical guests The Joan Ashley Percussion Ensemble, Making Freindz, and Fredericks Brown will perform. During that same time, “Action Station,” inspired by Judy Chicago’s famed “The Dinner Party” installation, invites visitors to bring images of influential women (though not necessarily famous), to contribute to a panel.
At 6 p.m., artist Mary Lucier will speak, and The Brooklyn Ballet will perform excerpts from their Spring 2012 program, including "Forest Fairies and Peasant Revolt," Isadora Duncan's "Revolutionary Etude," Lynn Parkerson's "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls"-a hip-hop Nutcracker-and the world premiere of a mixed movement piece to Stravinsky.
Also at 6 p.m., Sarah Gentile and Sarah Giovanniello will stage "The Bad Feminist Readings," which offers perspective into not-so-feminist books written with women in mind.
At 7 p.m., artist Kate Gilmore will speak about her work.
At 8 p.m., Sackler Center curator Catherine Morris will discuss current exhibitions Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin and Newspaper Fiction.
From 8 to 10 p.m., The Ladies of Ubiquita, featuring DJ's Reborn, Selly, Moni, and shErOck will host a dance party, celebrating the women who have inspired them.
And at 9 p.m., Sara Marcus will read from her book “Girls to the Front,” about the 90s Riot Grrrl movement, and Brooklyn-born artist Queen Godis will perform hip-hop soul.
Heart of Brooklyn will also be offering a free shuttle from 6 to 10 p.m., which will take museum visitors to some of the area's restaurants, bars, coffee shops and boutiques, many with special deals for the evening.