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Brooklyn Museum

Only 24 hours remain to become a Member and enjoy our exclusive one-week #fridakahlobkm presale from November 26 to December 2. Register by 1 pm tomorrow and receive access to the presale, Members-only viewing hours, and free ticket(s) to the exhibition everyone will be talking about in 2019. Learn more at http://bit.ly/KahloMember or visit link in bio!


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Registration for Winter Camp is officially open! From February 19-22, campers ages 8-13 will dive into our special exhibition #fridakahlobkm and develop their painting and camera skills in our studios. Link in bio to learn more! #bkmeducation


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Author and filmmaker Nelson George hosts an evening of film on November 29, pairing his new film Dayton Jones with the groundbreaking blaxploitation classic Shaft. Link in bio for details and tickets! Presented in conjunction with #soulofanationbkm.


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#DoHoSuh chose different pastel shades of fabric to distinguish between the different architectural zones in The Perfect Home II: blue for the domestic spaces, pink for the hallway, and celadon for the upstairs floor and corridor. #OneDoHoSuh


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In his graphic prints, Cleveland Bellow depicted Black activists and musicians as well as ordinary people such as the young boy seen in “Untitled,” who holds his hands behind his head. This work was eventually turned into a billboard in Oakland, California, part of the trend of public Black art sweeping the nation. The image could be read as an expression of joy or a depiction of a threatened youth. Like Emory Douglas, Bellows innovated within the field of graphic design. #soulofanationbkm


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The della Robbia workshop’s formulas for their glazed terracotta remained a family secret for close to a century. The workshop’s founder, Luca della Robbia, developed a process which combined calcium-rich clay with a glazing technique that created a luminous, durable, and clearly readable form of sculpture. This new method of sculpture was well suited for architectural ornamentation, like the Resurrection which was probably displayed above an exterior doorway. ⠀


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Only one week remains to see how #CeciliaVicuña's site-specific installation links the quipu, an ancient Andean mode of communication, to movement, sound, material, and history. On your next visit, tag your photos with #mybkm for a chance to be featured next! 📷: @grr8jon @mayxuxu @carlapshen @bennyor @iamyameng @iamyameng @dosdominicanitas @siren_yoga and @andreacradduck


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Happening tomorrow at 4 pm—Get your tickets to hear @kirstengillibrand and @mairakalman read selections from their new picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women's right to vote. Afterward, @aminatou of the @callyrgf podcast joins them for a discussion on intergenerational feminism. Only a few tickets remain! Visit link in bio to claim yours.⠀

As the United States celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment, it’s vital to remember that some of its heroes were less than heroic. But, thanks to generations of fearless women—including Ida B. Wells and Jovita Idár—states can no longer deny voting rights based on gender and race.


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South Korean artist #KwangYoungChun's Aggregations are simultaneously Space Age and nostalgic, beautiful and violent, powerful and fragile. See six of his sculptural compositions now on view in our #ArtsofKorea gallery.⠀


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Meet over 40 Brooklyn-based authors and illustrators this Saturday and engage in a day of book readings, illustrator demonstrations, and hands-on art-making activities for children of all ages! Every book you purchase supports a local author or illustrator—and as an added bonus, you'll get some early holiday shopping in the bag ✅📚 Link in bio for details. 📷 Rachel Papo


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Arriving in Brooklyn this winter is Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can be Deceiving—the largest U.S. exhibition devoted to the acclaimed Mexican artist in a decade and the first in the country to present Kahlo's personal objects from her lifelong home in Mexico City. It offers a rare opportunity to explore Kahlo’s creative vision and self-crafted identity through a display of paintings and drawings by the artist, her clothing and other personal items, photographs, film, and documentation, as well as related objects from our collection. Experience it only from February 8 to May 12.⠀

Members enjoy a one-week presale starting November 26, before general tickets go live to the public. Thinking of becoming a Member? Join by November 21 to reserve your presale tickets. ⠀

Visit link in bio to learn more about this exciting exhibition. #fridakahlobkm


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Step into #CeciliaVicuña's studio and hear how New York City's boundless energy and diverse residents inspire the artist to be true to herself. Don't miss her Disappeared Quipu on view at the Museum through Nov 25. #BKMStudioVisits


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