Tag Archives: Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum Presents The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time

Opening May 14, the exhibition contemplates the tumultuous year 2020 and its lasting impact on our future, with new contemporary acquisitions from the collection, including artists Mel Chin, Arthur Jafa, Tschabalala Self, Simone Leigh, and others. A major new commission for the Museum’s façade, Nick Cave’s Truth Be Told, will be presented in conjunction with the exhibition. The Slipstream: Reflection,

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NYC & Company encourages exploration of black-owned Bedford-Stuyvesant

NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, encourages locals and visitors to plan an “NYC-cation” in the culturally diverse neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, otherwise known as Bed-Stuy. On the heels of the launch of NYC & Company’s new content hub, The Black Experience in NYC—celebrating the diversity and

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ASPCA® Opens Community Veterinary Center in Brooklyn to Improve Access to Veterinary Care for Underserved Pet Owners

The growing network of ASPCA Community Veterinary Centers will have a meaningful, direct impact on thousands of New York City pets each year /PRNewswire/ — The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the grand opening of the second ASPCA Community Veterinary Center in New York City, located in East New York, Brooklyn. The ASPCA Community Veterinary Center, supported by the Alex

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The Brooklyn Museum Presents Modern Gothic: The Inventive Furniture of Kimbel and Cabus, 1863–82

Featuring over sixty objects, the exhibition is the first to examine the enterprising New York City design team who pioneered a new take on Modern Gothic furniture and defined a significant aesthetic in the post–Civil War United States. Over the course of their remarkable nearly-twenty-year partnership, immigrant cabinetmakers Anton Kimbel (1822 1895) and Joseph Cabus (1824–1898) transformed their business into

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KAWS: WHAT PARTY Now Opening February 26

The exhibition chronicles KAWS’s twenty-five-year practice, featuring graffiti drawings, paintings, smaller collectibles, furniture, recent augmented reality projects, and sculptures, including a new major commission for Rockefeller Center. The Brooklyn Museum is the first New York institution to present a sweeping survey of KAWS’s career, from his roots as a graffiti artist to a dominating force in the contemporary art world,

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Virtual Roundtable: The Future of the Museum

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 6–7 pm, Online How do museums fit into the calls for social change that echo around the globe today? Learn about some exciting approaches to inventing and reinventing the museum with two back-to-back conversations in conjunction with the U.S. publication of museum strategist András Szántó’s book The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues. First, Szántó discusses new global

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Art and Empathy: Community Care Through Art – Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 6:30–8 pm, Online We cannot deny the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our lives, but we don’t have to go it alone! Join art therapist Sarah Pousty, museum educator Dalila Scruggs, and social work intern Lula Zeray as we make space for self-care, conversation, and connection. We’ll rest and reflect in community, explore a work

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BkM Teens Soul Sessions: Wellness – Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 5–6:30 pm, Online Our monthly Soul Sessions connect the heart, mind, and community online with an easygoing meetup, planned by and for teens. This month, our teen staff leads an intergenerational discussion with wellness professionals about ways to take care of ourselves, followed by a guided meditation. Panelists include metaDEN founders Joss Martinez and McKenzie Angelo Martinez, Ghetto

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ICHIRAN’s First Lucky Bag Event in America!

(Newswire.com) – ICHIRAN NY will have a limited number of New Year’s special Lucky Bags available on its official online store available starting Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. This is ICHIRAN’s first Lucky Bag event in the US and three versions are available. Each Lucky Bag will include a number of Take-Home Ramen Kits and one (1) limited edition ICHIRAN New York merchandise such

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