Lenapehoking at Brooklyn Public Library

Greenpoint Public Library 107 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, New York

Museum institutions have historically overlooked the Lenape genocide in favor of a trade and commerce narrative. Lenape Center has placed this exhibition at the Greenpoint Library exploring the library as a site for the intersection of beauty, knowledge, and diverse publics. At a time when society is constantly asking more from traditional museums, the library offers […]

Free

Art History Happy Hour: Modern Gothic

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York

See how contemporary designers build on the innovations of Modern Gothic furniture design with a special after-hours talk, and sip from a range of wines inspired by the era of Kimbel and Cabus selected by Marquis Williams of Highly Recommended, a Brooklyn-based members-only wine club. This month, members of two design shops—Brooklyn incubator Lichen and […]

$45

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, New York

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum as we usher in the Year of the Tiger! Learn about the festival and traditions of Lunar New Year through storytelling, live music, plus a calligraphy workshop and a rooftop lion puppet parade led by the Chinatown Community Young Lions.

$13

The Merchant of Venice at The Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York

Shakespeare’s perennially contested play about corrosive bigotry and blinding vengeance is poised squarely at the radioactive intersection of race, class and religion in Arin Arbus’s production. John Douglas Thompson stars as the ill-used, vindictive money-lender Shylock in his fifth classical collaboration with Arbus. The show’s uniquely diverse company and creative team evoke a deeply stratified […]

$90

Gallery Particulier Launch

awesome homes 653 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY

An art show launching groundbreaking Gallery Particulier. By lending original pieces to people and exhibiting them directly in their homes, Gallery Particulier aims to bypass the gallery/museum art system. Gallery Particulier takes a fresh look at the NYC art scene, serving both the community and our local artists. We will be featuring Gallery Particulier artists […]

An Evening with David Sedaris

Join best-selling author and NPR contributor, David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories, an audience Q&A, and a book signing, following the release of his newest books The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Mr. Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with […]

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