Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturday

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The museum's monthly late-night offering is virtual and celebrating warm weather and blooms with its May event called "Spring Remix."

Tune into Zoom for an evening of performances and activities with local artists and performers:

6pm: Create your own recycled windcatcher inspired by artworks in the museum's collection by mixed-media artists such as Betye Saar and Jeffrey Gibson.

6:30pm: Volunteers Sophie Glidden-Lyon and Vero Ordaz from Interference Archive, an organization dedicated to documenting the creative history of social movements, discuss the importance of community archives and lead a workshop on creating a personal #stayathomearchive.

6:50pm: The teen staff will remix and reimagine history with a poetry reading and discussions of objects in the ancient Egyptian art collection.

7:20: Rony Jaramillo of Park Slope restaurant Chela Modern Mexican and culinary experts at The Norm restaurant and Great Performances Hospitality Group will host a happy hour.

7:30pm: Curators Catherine Morris and Carmen Hermo discuss the process of organizing "Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection," with a focus on the ways artists in the exhibition engage with the domestic sphere.

8pm: Brooklyn-based band Strings N Skins mixes the acoustic vibrations of the drum and electronic sounds of the violin to produce an explosive sound reflecting their Caribbean and Latin American heritage.

8:30–10 pm: DJ, artist, and activist Bembona draws from her Puerto Rican-Panamanian roots as well as her Brooklyn upbringing in music that crosses generations, communities, and styles within the Afro-Latinx diaspora.

 

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