Celebrate Connecting Cultures at May’s Target First Saturday

Celebrate Keith Haring at April’s _Target First Saturday_
_Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum
Saturday, April 7: The Party of Life
Free admission from 5 to 11 p.m._
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2. http://www.brooklynmuseum.org

In conjunction with [3]Keith Haring: 1978-1982, April’s _Target_ _First
Saturday _is a celebration of the life and work of artist Keith Haring.
Highlights include:
Links:
3. http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/keith_haring

The Library is On Fire. Photo by Caroline Mort

_5-8 p.m. Action Station_
_Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor_
Visitors are invited to make their own Haring-inspired buttons and to swap
their creations with fellow visitors, in the spirit of Haring’s practice of
sharing his art objects with the public.

_5-7 p.m. Music_
_Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor_
[4]The Library Is On Fire plays their distinctive brand of art punk.
Links:
4. http://thelibraryisonfire.com

_6 p.m. Film_
_Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor_
[5]Girl Walk // All Day (Jacob Krupnick, 2011, 71 min.). This epic video
features music from Girl Talk’s album _All Day_. Cast member John Doyle will
debut a new piece, "Anna & Her Body," before the screening. A Q&A with the
director and select dancers from the film will follow the screening. _Free
tickets (310) available at the Visitor__ Center at 5 p.m.
__6, 7, and 8 p.m. Gallery Talk_
_Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor_
A Museum Guide on [6]Keith Haring: 1978-1982.
Links:
5. http://girlwalkallday.com
6. http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/keith_haring

_6:30-8:30 p.m. Hands-on Art_
_Education Gallery, 1st Floor_
Visitors make their own Pop art prints in the style of Haring. _Free tickets
(380) available at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m._

_6:30-7:30 p.m. Performance_
_Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor_
Brooklyn-based Floor Royalty Crew performs a contemporary style of break
dancing that originates in the 1970s hip-hop culture that inspired Haring.

_7 p.m. Artist Talk_
_Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor_
Photographer Christopher Makos discusses his work, his personal connection
to Haring, and their involvement in the vibrant New York art scene of the
1980s. _Free tickets (30) available at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m_.

_8-10 p.m. Dance Party_
_Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor_
Junior Vasquez, close friend and collaborator of Haring and legendary DJ of
New York’s Sound Factory, spins a set of disco and dance music that evokes
the vibrant atmosphere of New York in the 1970s and ’80s.

_9 p.m. Book Club_
_Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor_
_New York Times_ writer Will Hermes leads a discussion of his new book,
[7]Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music
Forever, which explores music produced between 1973 and 1977.
Links:
7. http://lovegoestobuildingsonfire.com

_9-10 p.m. Performance_
_Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor_
Brooklyn-based electro-punk group [8]Comandante Zero performs while creating
and projecting cutting-edge live video.
Links:
8. http://www.comandantezero.com/#/home

_10-11 p.m. Late Night in the Galleries_
All galleries open. Explore the Museum.

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