The Brooklyn Museum has announced special programs for January and February. As always, check out the museum’s web site for the most up-to-date information.
THURSDAY EVENINGS AT THE MUSEUM
The museum will remain open every Thursday evening until 10 p.m., and visitors are encouraged to linger around the exhibits, or check out an evening program, such as:
January 10, 7 p.m. In Conversation: Artists and activists discuss creative tactics to address the needs of communities where they live and work.
6 p.m. Gallery Tour en Español
7-9 p.m. Salsa Class
7:30 p.m. New Ways of Seeing: A Drop-in Drawing Workshop, $8
6 p.m. Sensory Tour: "Twenty-First-Century Art." Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision, but open to all. RSVP requested to firstname.lastname@example.org or (718) 501-6487.
7 p.m. BrooklyNites Jazz: Grammy Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats.
7 p.m. Film: The team behind web show The Outs premieres the season finale.
7 p.m. Performance: Artist Eleanor Antin reads from her memoir Conversations with Stalin, a dark comedy about growing up in Cold War-era New York.
February 14, 6-9 p.m. Valentine's Day: Enjoy the gallery tours "Love Stinks," "Art Undressed," and "Lovers Stories;" along with a chocolate tasting and live jazz.
7 p.m. Curator Tour: Kevin Dumouchelle leads a tour of Gravity and Grace.
7:30 p.m. New Ways of Seeing: A Drop-in Drawing Workshop, $8.
6 p.m. Sensory Tour: El Anatsui: Gravity and Grace. Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision, but open to all. RSVP requested to email@example.com or (718) 501-6487.
7 p.m. Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival: La Playa D.C.
PERFORMING ARTS & FILM
Film: Hilde Holger: Her Legacy
Sunday, January 27, 2 p.m.
Saturday, February 9, 2 p.m.
Film: Best of the 2012 African Diaspora International Film Festival
Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.
Film: Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story
Sunday, February 24, 2 p.m.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Registration is open for the spring semester of the Gallery/Studio Program, for ages six to adult. Spring classes begin March 10 and 11.
Gallery/Studio Weekend Workshops Workshop 1: Saturdays, February 9 and 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Workshop 2: Sundays, February 10 and 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Gallery/Studio Program Student Exhibition
Works by students in the fall semester of the Gallery/Studio Program will be on view from January 6 to April 22, with a reception on January 6, from 3 to 5 p.m.
TALKS & TOURS
Panel Discussion: "The Black Female Body in Art"
Saturday, January 12, 2 p.m.
Artist Talk: Duron Jackson
Friday, January 18, 2 p.m.
Curator Tour: Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas
Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20, 2 p.m.
Holiday Celebration: Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Sunday, January 20, 3-5 p.m.
Day of Panels: The Feminist Art Project at the 2013 College Art Association Conference
Saturday, February 16, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Afternoons: Art and Conversation for Individuals with Memory Loss
Tuesdays, January 21 and February 18, 2-4 p.m.
YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS
Artist Encounters: GO
Sundays, January 20 and February 24, 12-2 p.m.
For children seven and older. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Performance: English Sword Ale
Sunday, February 17, 2:30 p.m.
Sundays, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Children ages four to seven and their adult friends explore the galleries, enjoy a family activity, and make their own art in each ninety-minute class. $10 for families.
Meet the Museum
For toddlers two and three years old. Classes are held Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Registration for the spring session, March 7 to May 16, opens February 15.
Teen Night, February 8, 4-7 p.m.
To RSVP: (718) 501-6588 or email email@example.com.