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First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum: What's On?

February, 2014


First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum: What's On?

Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum attracts large crowds

Photo courtesy of Adam Husted


  • Where: 200 Eastern Parkway
  • Contact: (718) 638-5000
  • Official website: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php


March   2014

Here's the schedule of events:

March 1, 2014 Women's Stories

Music Showcase

5–10 p.m.

At 5 p.m., Zuzuka Poderosa is the human baile funk boombox; at 7 p.m., jazz aficionado and electronic-rock guru TECLA creates original pop perfection; at 9 p.m., M.I.A. and GHE20GOTH1K collaborator Venus X crosses global styles from Spanish salsa to Turkish techno. Artist Niky Roehreke creates live animation.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Short lively talks about artworks by women in our collection.

Artist Talk

6 p.m.

Alison Elizabeth Taylor tells us about her work in our collection and her experience as a woman in the art world. Free tickets (30) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

Pop-Up Poetry

6–7:30 p.m.

Ten-minute performances by emerging and established female voices in spoken word.

Pop-Up Gallery Talks: en español

6:30–7:30 p.m.

Disfruta una conversación de diez minutos sobre las obras de arte de mujeres artistas.

Hands-On Art

6:30–8:30 p.m.

Explore Alison Elizabeth Taylor’s inventive process of using wood as 2D material. See what scenes you can create using various grains of wood. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.


7 p.m.

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh talks about the development of her anti–street harassment project “Stop Telling Women to Smile.” Free tickets (30) at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.


7 p.m.

Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman of Climbing PoeTree are joined by a six-piece band for a performance encouraging social justice through spoken word. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.

Book Club

8 p.m.

Members of The Feminist Press discuss publishing as a form of activism.

Interactive Space

8–10 p.m.

Immerse yourself in art and movement. ABADÁ-Capoeira leads a workshop in the traditional Brazilian martial art; and the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective presents Sublime, a series of six interactive performances.


8:30 p.m.

Writer and performer Toni Blackman works with you to explore the intersection of hip-hop and activism. Free tickets (30) at the Visitor Center at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsors: Made possible by the Wallace Foundation Community Programs Fund, established by the Wallace Foundation, with additional support from DLA Piper US LLP, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Ellis A. Gimbel Trust, National Grid, and Time Out New York, print media sponsor


Food & Shopping

A cash bar sells beer and wine, and the Museum Café will serve a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, and beverages. Plus, the wonderful new restaurant Saul at the Brooklyn Museum offers classy restaurant fare.

The Museum Shop will remain open until 10 p.m. There are a number of wonderful gift items for the holidays. Don't miss it!

Programs subject to change without notice.

About Tickets

Some Target First Saturday programs require tickets. Ticket lines often form 30 minutes before ticket distribution at the Visitor Center located in the Rubin Lobby. Members may pick up tickets from the Membership Desk while supplies last.

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