Jan and Feb Events at the Brooklyn Museum

Thursday evening events, as well as gallery tours and family programs have been announced.

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.


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.

January 17

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

January 24

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 access@brooklynmuseum.org or (718) 501-6487.

7 p.m. BrooklyNites Jazz: Grammy Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats.

January 31

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.

February 21

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.

February 28

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 access@brooklynmuseum.org or (718) 501-6487.

7 p.m. Best of the African Diaspora International Film Festival: La Playa D.C.


Film: Hilde Holger: Her Legacy

Sunday, January 27, 2 p.m.

Film: Ethel

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.


Gallery/Studio Program

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.


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.


Artist Encounters: GO

Sundays, January 20 and February 24, 12-2 p.m.

For children seven and older. To register, e-mail youth.family@brooklynmuseum.org.

Family Performance: English Sword Ale

Sunday, February 17, 2:30 p.m.

Arty Facts

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 teen.programs@brooklynmuseum.org.


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