TARGET FIRST SATURDAY AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM
- Where: 200 Eastern Parkway
- Contact: (718) 638-5000
- Official website: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php
- When: Nov. 2, 4:30-11 P.M.
November 2, 2013: Jean Paul Gaultier
Brooklyn-based electro dream pop band Au Revoir Simone plays upbeat and danceable melodies paired with a smooth lo-fi sound.
Pop-Up Gallery Talks
Short, lively talks shed light on fashion-related works in our collections.
Lisa Small explores themes from the exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.
The Day Before (Loic Prigent, 2009, 52 min.) Follows Gaultier hours before the debut of his 2010 Autumn-Winter Parisian Haute Couture collection fashion show.
Design a fashion plate inspired by Gaultier's haute couture.
Brooklyn band Watermelon brings a raucous rock-and-roll sound with a punch of funk and hip-hop undertones.
Susan Scafidi, Fordham professor and author of Who Owns Culture?: Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law, leads a discussion on fashion, ethics, and law.
Enter Gaultier's world of beauty, fantasy, and surrealism, featuring music, performances, and costumed characters by Company XIV and Dances of Vice, with special guests Miss Ekat and DJ Johanna Constantine. You must be 16 or older.
The Fifth Element (Luc Besson, 1997, 126 min.) Sci-fi film featuring costumes designed by Gaultier.
Photographer Richard Corman talks about his book Madonna NYC 83.
Brooklyn native Tamar-kali leads a five-piece band with her mesmerizing vocals, blending hardcore rock and a soulful edge.
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.
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.