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August 3, 2019

Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera (Cuban, born 1991). Freddy y Carlos, 2018. Pigment print on silk, 24 x 30 in. (Photo: Courtesy of the artist)

caribBEING House

Saturday, August 3, 2019
11 am–6 pm

Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor

Stop by mobile art center caribBEING House, in residence throughout August.

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Gallery Tour: Ancient Egyptian Art

Saturday, August 3, 2019
2–3 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Join a Museum Guide for a free tour exploring our Ancient Egyptian Art galleries.

Music: VIOLENCE

Saturday, August 3, 2019
5–5:30 pm

Great Hall, 1st Floor

VIOLENCE (a.k.a. Olin Caprison) considers different societal contexts of violence through site-specific sound in Eric N. Mack: Lemme walk across the room.

Photo Booth: Inside Out

Saturday, August 3, 2019
5–9:30 pm

In advance of the October opening of JR: Chronicles, join the more than 160,000 people who have had their portrait taken as part of JR's Inside Out project. Portraits will be wheat pasted in the Museum. First come, first served.

Music: Los Habaneros

Saturday, August 3, 2019
5–6 pm

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

Afro-Cuban band Los Habaneros plays a fusion of sounds inspired by New York City and Havana, Cuba.

Hands-On Art

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6–8 pm

Education Gallery, 1st Floor

Create a mask inspired by our collection and Caribbean carnival traditions, then wear it for the Noise Cans performance at 9 pm!

Artist Talk: Liz Johnson Artur and Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6–7 pm

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

Liz Johnson Artur and photographer Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa discuss new photographs taken by Johnson Artur in Brooklyn in May, during the opening weekend of her special exhibition Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.

Movement Workshop: Flag Fête

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6–7 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Get ready to sweat with Haitian choreographer and dance instructor Charnice Charmant and Afrobeat dancers. Workshop followed by a short performance. Open to all ages and experience levels.

The Fadara Group Presents Yoruba in Pop Culture

Saturday, August 3, 2019
6–7 pm

Chief Ayanda Clarke, a Grammy Award–winning musician, arts educator, and Babalawo (Ifá Initiate), leads a discussion about Yoruba influences on pop culture.

Music: DJ I.M.

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7–9 pm

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

DJ I.M. shares soca music from his family’s native Barbados, plus the best of dancehall, reggae, nineties hip-hop, Afrobeat, trap, and more.

Likkle Bites

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7–9 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Enjoy bites from Caribbean-owned Brooklyn businesses. Greedi Vegan offers plant-based and gluten-free Caribbean food, and Island Pops serves up tropical ice cream and sorbet flavors inspired by the islands.

Teen Pop-Up Gallery Talks

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7:30–8:30 pm

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

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha.

Film: Black Mother

Saturday, August 3, 2019
8–9:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Experience the film Black Mother (Khalik Allah, 2018, 77 min.), a spiritual exploration of Jamaica’s history and present day, from the city to the countryside. Followed by a conversation between director Khalik Allah and curator Drew Sawyer.

Music: TYGAPAW

Saturday, August 3, 2019
8:30–10 pm

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

Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born DJ TYGAPAW plays an intricate set full of textures from around the globe.

Music: Noise Cans

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9–10 pm

Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden

Celebrate Bermuda’s gombey masquerade traditions with live music and dancing by Noise Cans.