Target First Saturdays: Future Feminisms
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave.)
718-638-5000 Price: Free
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Join us for engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month (except September), 5–11 p.m. Happy Hour is 5–7 p.m.
Tickets for Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern are discounted to $12 during Target First Saturdays (discounted tickets are only available on-site).
Vocalist and songwriter Charlotte Dos Santos starts the evening with music from her upcoming debut Cleo, sampling soul, jazz, and Afro-Latin through vintage drum machines.
Blues Lounge Bar
Grab a drink and enjoy a full evening of blues music in anticipation of April’s Target First Saturday, which will celebrate our exhibition Infinite Blue.
Film: The Trans List
In this documentary (Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 2016, 57 min.), transgender Americans share their diverse experiences in their own words. Sylvia Rivera Law Project facilitates a post-screening conversation in honor of Women’s History Month, with writer Kate Bornstein and DJ and philanthropist Lina Bradford, both subjects from Greenfield-Sanders’s portrait project that accompanies the film. 330 free tickets at the Admissions Desk at 5 pm.
Georgia O’Keeffe is well known both for her paintings of flowers and for crafting a distinct personal aesthetic through her dress and art. Take inspiration from her by creating wearable, handmade paper flowers. 330 free tickets at the Admissions Desk at 5 pm.
Forward March NY: Postcard Write-In
Join the dialogue about human and civil rights, then write postcards to your legislators. Hosted by Forward March NY (formerly the NYC Chapter of Women’s March on Washington).
Scholar Talk: Linda Grasso
Linda Grasso previews her forthcoming book Equal Under the Sky: Georgia O’Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism. Drawing from paintings, photographs, correspondence, press, fan mail, and archival documents, Grasso explores how O’Keeffe and feminism have been linked in popular culture and the public imagination. 25 free tickets at the Admissions Desk at 5 pm.
Experimental dream pop duo Buscabulla’s mix of funk, soul, and electric pays homage to their Puerto Rican roots.
Pop-Up Gallery Talks
Teen Apprentices host ten-minute discussions about works of art in Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.
Curator Tour: Georgia O’Keeffe
Guest curator Wanda Corn gives an inside look at Georgia O’Keeffe’s iconic approach to self-fashioning. Discounted tickets for Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern are available for $12 during Target First Saturdays (only available on-site).
Film: The Cup Reader and Pioneer High
Brooklyn-based filmmaker Suha Araj shares two short films about resilient Palestinian women. A fortune-teller named Warde translates as multiple generations rhapsodize about love in The Cup Reader (2013, 12 min.), and Pioneer High (2014, 10 min.) follows a student who starts a revolution by disobeying a dress code she doesn’t understand. 25 free tickets at the Admissions Desk at 6:30 pm.
Screening: Brown Girls
Catch the Brooklyn premiere of the anticipated new web series Brown Girls (Fatimah Asghar and Sam Bailey, 2016). The series follows two women from completely different backgrounds—Leila, a South Asian–American writer, and Patricia, a black American musician—and their powerful friendship. Followed by a talkback with the cast and crew moderated by multimedia artist Lindsay Catherine Harris, Astor Teen Programs Coordinator. 330 free tickets at the Admissions Desk at 7 pm.
Music: Natasha Diggs with #SoulInTheHorn
Natasha Diggs is a force to be reckoned with on vinyl. Join us for an all-female-fronted edition of her popular #SoulInTheHorn party, a horn-infused, genre-bending evening of disco, Latin, Afrobeat, reggae, hip-hop, house, and rare grooves that pays tribute to women changemakers and trailblazers. Featuring Lakecia Benjamin on saxophone.