Brooklyn Museum Target First Saturdays

Brooklyn Museum Target First Saturdays

Nov 3rd, 2012

November 3, 2012

Jean-Michel Othoniel: My Way


5 p.m.

Brooklyn-based dream pop band Slowdance combines 1970s synthwave, disco, and surf rock.


6 p.m.

Andrew Benincasa and Shadow Organ Theater presents The Blue Belt, a folk tale about transformation told with music and shadow puppets.


6 p.m.

Artists from The Ailey School present a performance inspired by themes in the exhibition Jean-Michel Othoniel: My Way.

Curator Talk

6 p.m.

Curator Lisa Small unlocks the magic and mystery of the exhibition My Way.

Sensory Talks

6–9 p.m.

Using touch, smell, and sound, Museum Guides and educators lead lively discussions of works in the Museum’s collection.


6:30 p.m.

Jarana Beat fuses elements of Mexico’s African and Amerindian traditions with salsa, cumbia, and contemporary music.

Hands-on Art

6:30–8:30 p.m.

Explore the translucent qualities of glass by decorating a delicate bauble with transparent paints.

Art Talk

7 p.m.

Two artists from Brooklyn’s UrbanGlass, a center for the creation and  promotion of glass art, discuss their work and contributions to the Glass Performance Art Film Festival. An UrbanGlass trunk show will be held in the Museum Shop from 12 to 5 p.m.

Book Club

7:30 p.m.

Ruth Bottigheimer, author of Fairy Tales: A New History, speaks about the origins of beloved fables and stories.

Dance Performance

8 p.m.

Cori Olinghouse presents Ghost Lines, an experimental dance that conjures memories and dreams of the past.


8 p.m.

Between the Folds (Vanessa Gould, 2008, 56 min.) is a story about artists using the unlikely medium of origami to explore their creative potential.

Interactive Space

8–10 p.m.

Experiment with origami and contribute to a collective art project.

Light Show

8:30 p.m.

A projection of Cosmic Morning, a psychedelic light art project by Brooklyn-based visualist and educator Don Miller.

Participatory Program

8:30 p.m.

Create a map inspired by My Waythat tracks your life’s journey.


8:30 p.m.

Brooklyn-based fantasy rock band Savoir Adore plays lush, dreamy songs from their new album, Our Nature.

Sponsored by Target

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 other donors.

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