Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum: Stonewall 50
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave.)
718-638-5000 Price: Free
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For twenty years, First Saturdays have been the freshest place to kick off the month. To ensure the safety of our visitors and to comply with city fire codes, starting at 5 pm, please enter through the front of the Museum. Keep in mind that there could be lines for entry and that we may have to limit entry when we reach maximum capacity.
Join us for engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month (except January and September), 5–11 pm.
MUSIC: NYC GAY MEN’S CHORUS
Sing along with New York City Gay Men’s Chorus as they celebrate World Pride with songs from their Big Gay Sing and upcoming fortieth anniversary performance at Carnegie Hall.
CURATOR TOUR: STONEWALL FSAT JUNE 2019
Lindsay C. Harris and Carmen Hermo give an inside look at Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall.
TOUR: ARCHIVES AS RAW HISTORY
Delve into the Museum’s LGBTQ+ histories as we go behind the scenes, read original documents, and explore archival storage. 20 free tickets in Tour line at Admissions at 5 pm.
Design your own button inspired by LJ Roberts’s artwork The Queer Houses of Brooklyn in the Three Towns of Boswyck, Breukelen, and Midwout during the 41st Year of the Stonewall Era. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.
BOOK CLUB: THE BOLD WORLD WITH JODIE PATTERSON
Former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth interviews author Jodie Patterson about The Bold World, a family-centered narrative inspired by her transgender son that explores identity, gender, race, and authenticity. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm.
PERFORMANCE: INTERSEXTIONS VARIETY SHOW
Teen staff members perform a variety show based on their reflections from texts found in the resource room of Nobody Promised You Tomorrow. Seating is limited and first come, first served.
MUSIC AND POETRY: LINDA LABEIJA
Multidisciplinary artist Linda LaBeija (whose works appear in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow) performs music and poetry that amplifies the lived experiences of trans and gender nonconforming people of color.
MUSIC: AMBER VALENTINE
Amber Valentine, a staple of NYC’s queer nightlife community known for her PAT and Misster parties, plays a high-energy set with disco, funk, and house vibes.
PERFORMANCE AND BOOK RELEASE: THE FAGGOTS & THEIR FRIENDS BETWEEN REVOLUTIONS
Artists Morgan Bassichis, TM Davy, DonChristian Jones, Michi Osato, and Una Osato celebrate the new edition of The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions, the 1977 fable-manifesto by Lavender Hill commune members Larry Mitchell (author) and Ned Asta (illustrator). 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm.
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP: AUDRE LORDE PROJECT
Join Audre Lorde Project, an organization which advocates for LGBTSTGNC people of color, and learn about tools to challenge police harassment using community-based strategies. Seating is limited and first come, first served.