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April 4, 2020

​​​​​​​From Brooklyn, With Love​

For over twenty-one years, we've hosted First Saturdays—monthly evenings of free programming welcoming visitors from central Brooklyn and beyond—at the Museum. We're continuing our commitment to bring art and culture to you. That's why, on April 4, starting at 5 pm, we take the celebration online! Join us for art-making, performance, and music, as we gather virtually with neighbors and people across the world to share the connective power of art and the vibrant creative community of Brooklyn.

As always, our First Saturday programming is free and open to all. You can tune in starting at 5 pm on Facebook Live or Zoom.

Virtual First Saturday: From Brooklyn, With Love

5–10 pm

Join us on Facebook Live or Zoom as we bring you:

5–6 pm Hands-On Art: Learn the art of foil embossing using common items in your home. You will need spare cardboard, scissors, glue, pencil, paper, and any markers you might have. 

6–6:30 pm Brooklyn Museum Teen Variety Show: Experience spoken word poetry, storytelling, music, and more as our own talented teen staff responds to this moment of care and connectivity.

6:30–7:30 pm Music: Singer-producer Adeline blends French-Caribbean funk, disco, and soul.

7:30–8:30 pm Performance: The House of Bushwig presents a drag tribute to the age of disco, honoring legends from Cher to Diana Ross. Hosted by House mother Horrorchata and featuring Tyler Ashley, Neon Calypso, Merrie Cherry, Charlene, Mocha Lite, and Hannah Lou.

8:30–10 pm Music: DJ Amber Valentine, a leader of NYC’s queer nightlife community, plays a disco-infused set to close out the night.


Have a performance, film, or activity you’d like to present? Submit a proposal or get in touch with us at public.programs@brooklynmuseum.org.

Made possible by the Wallace Foundation Community Programs Fund, established by the Wallace Foundation.