Sunday

Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party" finds a permanent home and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art opens.

Exciting news; Judy Chicago's famous feminist artwork "The Dinner Party" has finally found a permanent home:The Brooklyn Museums newly created and opened (Friday!) Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

After 30 years of being moved around from different display spaces and in storage, the exhibit will finally come to rest. The Center's 8,300-square-foot space encompasses a gallery devoted to The Dinner Party; a biographical gallery to present exhibitions highlighting the women represented in The Dinner Party; a gallery space for a regular exhibition schedule of feminist art; a computerized study area; and additional space for the presentation of related public and educational programs.

Sunday's events at the Musuem:

Special Event: Global Feminisms Artists' Talks and Performances

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor

In conjunction with the exhibition Global Feminisms, feminist artists from more than fifty countries discuss or perform their works. Talks and performances take place every half-hour.

Talks and Tours: "The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago and the Dramatic Story of How It Twice Came to Brooklyn"

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The talk is given by Gail Levin, Professor of Art History at Baruch College and CUNY Graduate Center. A signing of Levin's new book, Becoming Judy Chicago: A Biography of the Artist, follows. Spaces are limited. Free tickets (with Museum admission) are distributed on a first-come-first-served basis. Maximum of two tickets per person.

Music: Music Off the Walls "Feminism in Music"

3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

In conjunction with the grand opening of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic present works by women from the 1980s to the present. Tickets $15; $10 for Museum Members. For information or to purchase tickets, call (718) 488-5913 or visit www.brooklynphilharmonic.org.



1 comment:

LAart said...

finally.