Exciting Openings and Engaging Virtual Events This Fall

EXCITING OPENINGS AND ENGAGING VIRTUAL EVENTS THIS FALL

Despite the city’s shutdown, New York City continues to be a cultural center and a hub for artists, performers and visionaries. We have exciting virtual programs and physical re-openings that are sure to make your fall even more spectacular.

NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Brooklyn Museum

We reopened to the public on September 12 and were so excited to see a wonderful turnout from our visitors, cherished members, and surrounding community. In a time of great uncertainty and profound isolation, I'm hopeful that visitors will continue to look to the Museum to find comfort during these trying times, and that our exhibitions and many new programs that we've launched outside on our plaza remain a source of inspiration and fun.

David Berliner, President and Chief Operating Officer


Brooklyn Museum is once again open to the public! Book your timed tickets online and prepare for a safe visit.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Studio 54: Night Magic

March 13–November 8, 2020

Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor

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Studio 54: Night Magic traces the radiant history, social politics, and trailblazing aesthetics of the most iconic nightclub of all time. Behind the velvet rope, partygoers of all backgrounds and lifestyles could come together for nights of music, dazzling lights, and the popular song and dance “The Hustle.”

Read more and purchase your tickets on their website.

 

Art on the Stoop: Sunset Screenings

September 9–November 8, 2020, starts at 6 pm

Brooklyn Museum Plaza

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NOTE: Screenings may be cancelled because of inclement weather.

We invite Brooklyn Museum visitors, neighbors, and passersby to an outdoor exhibition of major video artworks by artists in our collection, as well as key loans, exploring themes of power and uncertainty, distance and loss, and history’s hand in our present times. The artworks are presented in evening screenings on the Museum plaza—our “front stoop”—providing a safe place to gather, rest, and encounter art, while also acknowledging the critical role that public spaces play for idea-sharing, community-building, and democracy.

Read more and purchase your tickets on their website.

Wave Hill

Wave Hill, the idyllic public garden in The Bronx, is now reopen with extended hours from 10AM to 5:30PM from Wednesday through Sunday. Reservations are required and get ready to escape to stunning views and lush greenery and the brilliant colors of changing leaves.

You can also enjoy Afternoon Tea at anytime the garden is open. A delightful section of bite-sized sandwiches and pastries with tea and an optional upgrade of red, white or sparkling wine. Learn more and reserve your tea online.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Family Art Project: The Earth on the Turtle’s Back

Saturday, October 10, 2020 & Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 10:00AM  –  1:00PM

Conifer Slope*

For Indigenous People’s Day, learn more about the history of the land on which you now live. Learn the story of how the ancestral lands of the Iroquois-speaking people came to grow from a turtle’s back. Create screenprints of this special turtle and imagine the indigenous tradition of the “Honorable Harvest,” then use dirt to create drawings that honor the history of the ancestral lands of the Iroquois-speaking people.

*Shine only. Check the website the morning of for the status of the day’s program.

For more information and to register visit their website.

 

Family Art Project: Nurtured Nature Homes

Saturday, October 17, 2020 & Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 10:00AM  –  1:00PM

Conifer Slope*

What structures of support does a plant need to grow? How do animals survive and thrive in the homes they build? Learn from insects, animals, and even plants, about how nature is nurtured by the habitat it lives in. Use natural materials to build structures of support, creating small shelters that nurture a sense of home.

*Shine only. Check the website the morning of for the status of the day’s program.

For more information and to register visit their website.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Apollo Theater

 

The Apollo Theater has a great season in store! Their all virtual line up of concerts, film screenings, dance and theatrical performances and more will stream for free on the Apollo Digital Stage.

Visit their website to check out their full calendar of events.

Check out the preview for Apollo Theater’s 2020 Virtual Programming

Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents Live From Dizzy’s

Live From Dizzy’s welcomes club favorites & emerging artists back to the Dizzy’s Club stage. Artists and staff will adhere to cleaning, testing and safety guidelines performing in small ensembles as we virtually come together with friends, fans and family from around the world. Each live performance will be followed by an interview with Dizzy’s Club manager Roland Chassagne.

Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre is a home for playwrights, artists and audience members. They had originally planned to launch SigSpace in their unique lobby. Instead, they transformed SigSpace to a virtual program. This brand new initiative brings artistically-anchored programming to viewers at home.

Check the Calendar for SigSpace events and follow them on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter to catch live conversations with artists, creative challenges, self-care activities, and more!

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