Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults, Teens, and Kids in March and April
During March and April the Brooklyn Museum will present a wide variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids, including performances by jazz vocalist Antoinette Montague and the Brooklyn-based indie composers Charly & Margaux, conversations with artist Marela Zacarias and John Singer Sargent's great-nephew Richard Ormond, a panel discussion about women artists and the body, a collections course on Sargent's watercolors, and a variety of art-making classes and workshops.
THURSDAY EVENINGS AT THE MUSEUM
The Museum remains open every Thursday evening until 10, allowing visitors to linger later in the galleries and enjoy exciting evening programs. The series includes interviews, performance, film, and eclectic, eye-opening tours. March and April highlights include:
7 p.m. BrooklyNites Jazz: In celebration of Women's History Month, jazz vocalist Antoinette Montague (pictured) performs original tunes and selections from great icons in jazz, blues, and beyond. Presented in partnership with WBGO 88.3 FM. Hosted by Rob Crocker.
7 p.m. Film: Girl Model (David Redmon and Ashley Sabin, 2011, 78 min.). Nadya, a 13-year-old aspiring model, has been plucked from her remote Siberian village and promised a lucrative career in Japan. She soon discovers the harsh realities of the youth-obsessed modeling industry. Presented in partnership with the PBS documentary series POV. A Q & A follows the film.
6:30 pm. Sensory Tour: "Workt by Hand": Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts. Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision; open to all. Verbal descriptions, tastings, and tactile experiences included. RSVP to email@example.com or (718) 501-6487.
6 p.m. Visitas en Español: Mujeres Poderosas en el Arte.
7 p.m. Music: Charly and Margaux, a Brooklyn-based indie classical violin and viola duo who create music that fuses elements from a broad spectrum of genres, resulting in a unique and unbridled sound.
7:30 p.m. Drawing Workshop: Explore artists' processes, develop professional drawing techniques, and meet others who share your interest. All ages welcome; no experience necessary. Materials fee: $8.
7 p.m. Artist Talk: Raw/Cooked artist Marela Zacarias and Hyperallergic editor Hrag Vartanian discuss the artist's site-specific sculptural works and the role of public art.
7 p.m. In Conversation: Terry Carbone, curator of John Singer Sargent Watercolors, discusses Sargent's work with Richard Ormond, the artist's grandnephew.
6:30 p.m. Sensory Tour: John Singer Sargent Watercolors. Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision; open to all. Verbal descriptions, tastings, and tactile experiences included. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (718) 501-6487.
7 p.m. The Audiophile Series: The first of three monthly concerts celebrating the most innovative emerging talent of Brooklyn's thriving music scene. Presented in partnership with Viva Radio.
7:30 p.m. Drop-in Drawing Workshop: Explore artists' processes, develop professional drawing techniques, and meet others who share your interest. All ages welcome; no experience necessary. Materials fee: $8.
Special support for Thursday Evenings at the Museum films provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.