Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum: ​Big Up Yourself

MUSIC: LOS HABANEROS

5–6 pm

Afro-Cuban band Los Habaneros plays a fusion of sounds inspired by New York City and Havana, Cuba.


HANDS-ON ART

6–8 pm

Create a mask inspired by our collection and Caribbean carnival traditions, then wear it for the Noise Cans performance at 9 pm!


THE FADARA GROUP PRESENTS YORUBA IN POP CULTURE

6–7 pm

Chief Ayanda Clarke, an African American master percussionist, Grammy Award–winning musician, and arts educator, leads a discussion about Yoruba influences on pop culture.


ARTIST TALK: LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR

6–7 pm

Liz Johnson Artur presents new photographs taken in Brooklyn in May, during the opening weekend of her special exhibition Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.


MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: FLAG FÊTE

6–7 pm

Get ready to sweat with Haitian choreographer and dance instructor Charnice Charmant and Afrobeat dancers. Workshop followed by a short performance. Open to all ages and experience levels.


MUSIC: DJ I.M.

7–9 pm

DJ I.M. shares soca music from his family’s native Barbados, plus the best of dancehall, reggae, nineties hip-hop, Afrobeat, trap, and more.


TEEN POP-UP GALLERY TALKS

7:30–8:30 pm

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.


FILM: BLACK MOTHER

8–9:30 pm

Experience the film Black Mother (Khalik Allah, 2018, 77 min.), a spiritual exploration of Jamaica’s history and present day, from the city to the countryside. Followed by a conversation between director Khalik Allah and curator Drew Sawyer.


MUSIC: TYGAPAW

8:30–10 pm

Queer, Jamaican-born DJ TYGAPAW spins a high-energy set.


MUSIC: NOISE CANS

9–10 pm

Celebrate Bermuda’s gombey masquerade traditions with live music and dancing by Noise Cans.











When: Sat., August 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave.)
718-638-5000
Price: Free
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MUSIC: LOS HABANEROS

5–6 pm

Afro-Cuban band Los Habaneros plays a fusion of sounds inspired by New York City and Havana, Cuba.


HANDS-ON ART

6–8 pm

Create a mask inspired by our collection and Caribbean carnival traditions, then wear it for the Noise Cans performance at 9 pm!


THE FADARA GROUP PRESENTS YORUBA IN POP CULTURE

6–7 pm

Chief Ayanda Clarke, an African American master percussionist, Grammy Award–winning musician, and arts educator, leads a discussion about Yoruba influences on pop culture.


ARTIST TALK: LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR

6–7 pm

Liz Johnson Artur presents new photographs taken in Brooklyn in May, during the opening weekend of her special exhibition Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.


MOVEMENT WORKSHOP: FLAG FÊTE

6–7 pm

Get ready to sweat with Haitian choreographer and dance instructor Charnice Charmant and Afrobeat dancers. Workshop followed by a short performance. Open to all ages and experience levels.


MUSIC: DJ I.M.

7–9 pm

DJ I.M. shares soca music from his family’s native Barbados, plus the best of dancehall, reggae, nineties hip-hop, Afrobeat, trap, and more.


TEEN POP-UP GALLERY TALKS

7:30–8:30 pm

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.


FILM: BLACK MOTHER

8–9:30 pm

Experience the film Black Mother (Khalik Allah, 2018, 77 min.), a spiritual exploration of Jamaica’s history and present day, from the city to the countryside. Followed by a conversation between director Khalik Allah and curator Drew Sawyer.


MUSIC: TYGAPAW

8:30–10 pm

Queer, Jamaican-born DJ TYGAPAW spins a high-energy set.


MUSIC: NOISE CANS

9–10 pm

Celebrate Bermuda’s gombey masquerade traditions with live music and dancing by Noise Cans.

Buy tickets/get more info now