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The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change

10/20/17 | 5:00–10:00 Pm

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway Map

718-638-5000

$25 and up


20-10-2017 12:00:00 20-10-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York The Brooklyn Conference: Inspiring Social Change | 5:00–10:00 Pm All day Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor We are organizing a major gathering of artists, filmmakers, writers, and performers alongside leaders, activists, and elected officials for two days of dynamic and thought-provoking programming. The Brooklyn Conference explores the intersections of art and social justice, shining a light on what unites and separates us as a nation, and in hopes of inspiring a more connected, civic, and empathetic world. Join us for some creative thinking about social change. Taking place October 19 (evening kick-off) and October 20 and 21 (conference). The first day of the conference includes a full day of programming and networking, followed by a cocktail reception. Speakers include: Keynote: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D ? New York) Charles Blow, op-ed columnist, The New York Times Tania Bruguera, artist Bob Bland, co-founder, Women's March on Washington Murad Awawdeh, Director of Political Engagement, New York Immigration Coalition Deborah Berke, architect; Dean, Yale School of Architecture Rashida Bumbray, curator, choreographer Amanda de Cadenet, photographer, producer; creator of The Conversation, on Lifetime Katie Capiello, teacher, writer, director Judy Chicago, artist Sarah Sophie Flicker, performer, activist Jodi Archambault Gillette, President Barack Obama's special assistant for Native American affairs Ebony Noelle Golden, founder, Betty's Daughter Arts Collective Sally Kohn, political commentator, CNN Shaun Leonardo, artist Paola Mendoza, filmmaker, activist Carmen Papalia, artist Adam Pendleton, artist Claudia Rankine, writer Laurie Jo Reynolds, artist Linda Sarsour, co-founder, Women's March on Washington Alvin Starks, Open Society Foundation Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress Hank Willis Thomas, artist Roberta Uno, theater director; founder, ArtChange US: Art in a Changing America Earlybird tickets are available until September 11 ($25–$115). http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=248106 Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn Museum

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All day Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

We are organizing a major gathering of artists, filmmakers, writers, and performers alongside leaders, activists, and elected officials for two days of dynamic and thought-provoking programming. The Brooklyn Conference explores the intersections of art and social justice, shining a light on what unites and separates us as a nation, and in hopes of inspiring a more connected, civic, and empathetic world. Join us for some creative thinking about social change.

Taking place October 19 (evening kick-off) and October 20 and 21 (conference).

The first day of the conference includes a full day of programming and networking, followed by a cocktail reception.

Speakers include:

Keynote: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D ? New York) Charles Blow, op-ed columnist, The New York Times Tania Bruguera, artist Bob Bland, co-founder, Women's March on Washington Murad Awawdeh, Director of Political Engagement, New York Immigration Coalition Deborah Berke, architect; Dean, Yale School of Architecture Rashida Bumbray, curator, choreographer Amanda de Cadenet, photographer, producer; creator of The Conversation, on Lifetime Katie Capiello, teacher, writer, director Judy Chicago, artist Sarah Sophie Flicker, performer, activist Jodi Archambault Gillette, President Barack Obama's special assistant for Native American affairs Ebony Noelle Golden, founder, Betty's Daughter Arts Collective Sally Kohn, political commentator, CNN Shaun Leonardo, artist Paola Mendoza, filmmaker, activist Carmen Papalia, artist Adam Pendleton, artist Claudia Rankine, writer Laurie Jo Reynolds, artist Linda Sarsour, co-founder, Women's March on Washington Alvin Starks, Open Society Foundation Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress Hank Willis Thomas, artist Roberta Uno, theater director; founder, ArtChange US: Art in a Changing America Earlybird tickets are available until September 11 ($25–$115).

Venue Description: Open Wed., Fri.-Sun., 11am-6pm; Thurs., 11am-10pm; First Saturday of each month (except September), 5-11pm. $12; $8, students and seniors (62 & over). Under 19, free (as of 9/3/2014).

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