July Target First Saturdays:Vishnu

When:Saturday July 2, 2011
Where:The Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238-6099
(718) 638-5000

Come out to Brooklyn For Target’s First Saturday’s at The Brooklyn Museum. Check out all of the great exhibits and the awesome party later at night. Owing to limited capacity, some programs require tickets. Free tickets are available for selected events. Please note ticket distribution times above. Members may pick up tickets from the Membership Desk beginning at 2 p.m. while supplies last. Programs subject to change without notice. Free general admission and $4 parking (flat rate), 5–11 p.m. Museum galleries are open until 11 p.m. Cash bar, food concessions, and Shop open until 11 p.m.

Here is the list of scheduled events:


5–7 p.m. Music
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Falu mixes contemporary rock with classical Indian music.

6 p.m. Dance
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

The Kathak Ensemble brings the art of Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior to life with traditional Hindu dance and storytelling. Free tickets (330) available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

6–8 p.m. Performance
Lobby, 1st Floor
Performance duo Clean Penny Service cleans dirty pennies for visitors using natural methods. This performance is in connection with the installation Black Lincoln for Dooky Chase.

6:30–8:30 p.m. Hands-on Art
Education Division, 1st Floor
Discover Vishnu’s powerful avatars and sculpt one of your own. Free timed tickets (380) available at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.

7 p.m. Curator Talk
Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor
Curator of Asian Art Joan Cummins on Vishnu: Hinduism’s Blue-Skinned Savior. Free tickets (30) available at the Visitor Center at 6 p.m.

8–10 p.m. Dance Party
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Celebrate Independence Day with The Freedom Party NYC. DJs Cosi, Herbert Holler, and Marc Smooth spin tracks by American artists.

8:30–10 p.m. Performance
Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
The RagaChitra Foundation band presents a concert of traditional Indian compositions on Vishnu.

10–11 p.m. Late Night in the Galleries
All galleries open. Explore the Museum.

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