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May 4, 2019

Rebozo and cotton huipil; silk skirt with woven floral motifs. © Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Archives, Banco de México, Fiduciary of the Trust of the Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo Museums. (Photo: Javier Hinojosa, courtesy of V&A Publishing)

Member Morning: Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving SOLD OUT

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10–11 am

Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor

Experience an exclusive Members-only morning viewing of the exhibition.

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Pop-Up Talks: Frida Kahlo

Saturday, May 4, 2019
2–4 pm

Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st Floor

Dive deep into works of art and learn more about highlights of Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving with knowledgable guides. Each conversation is repeated every 15 minutes. Free with admission to the exhibition.

Pop-Up Shop: La Sirena

Saturday, May 4, 2019
2–9 pm

Museum Shop, 1st Floor

Celebrate Frida Kahlo and Cinco de Mayo with a selection of Mexican folk art and handcrafts from the famous East Village emporium, La Sirena.

Music: Descarrilao

Saturday, May 4, 2019
5–6 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Enjoy a fusion of Afro-Caribbean, merengue, pop, and cumbia sound from bilingual salsa dura rock band Descarrilao.

Artist and Curator Tour: Liz Johnson Artur

Saturday, May 4, 2019
5:30–6:30 pm

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor

Artist Liz Johnson Artur and Drew Sawyer, Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator of Photography, lead a joint gallery tour of our special exhibition Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, May 4, 2019
6–8 pm

Con Edison Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Create a print design artwork inspired by One: Egúngún, Eric N. Mack’s installation Lemme walk across the room, and work by Elektra KB in Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm.

Film: Dreams from the Deep End

Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:30–8 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Dreams from the Deep End (Modupeola Fadugba, 2018, 15 min.) follows Nigerian artist Modupeola Fadugba as she paints NYC’s only 55+ African American synchronized swim team, Harlem Honeys and Bears. Followed by a discussion with Fadugba; Kristen Windmuller-Luna, Sills Family Consulting Curator, African Arts; and swim team members. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 6 pm.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:30–7:30 pm

Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in One: Egúngún.

Music: Arooj Aftab

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7–8 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Pakistan-born, Brooklyn-based composer and performer Arooj Aftab shares her ambient experimental music that combines ancient mystic poetry, south Asian classical music, jazz, soul, and electronic dreamscapes.

Performance: The Fadara Group

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:30–9:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

To celebrate One: Egúngún, The Fadara Group presents True To Our Native Land, featuring Chief Ayanda Clarke and friends for a night of African music honoring Yorubaland and African Diaspora ancestors.

Artist and Curator Talk: Nobody Promised You Tomorrow

Saturday, May 4, 2019
8–9 pm

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor

Artists Park McArthur and Constantina Zavitsanos join Allie Rickard, co-curator of Nobody Promised You Tomorrow, to discuss how their work intersects with disability politics, care, and interdependency. Seating is limited and first come, first served. This event will have ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation. To request a seat with a view of the interpreter, email us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.

Music: Kaleta & Super Yamba Band

Saturday, May 4, 2019
9–10 pm

Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Brooklyn-based Afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band perform psychedelic sounds with Afrobeat veteran, singer, guitarist, and percussionist Leon Ligan-Majek (a.k.a. Kaleta).