Saturday, April 7th: First Saturdays at The Brooklyn Museum with Music, Crafts, Tours & More

First Saturdays
Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn)
5-11pm
Free

Music

5–7 p.m.
Performance by art-punk band The Library Is On Fire.
Action Station

5–8 p.m.
Make your own Keith Haring–inspired buttons and swap with others.
Film

6 p.m.
Girl Walk // All Day (Jacob Krupnick, 2011, 71 min.). This epic dance video is set to Girl Talk’s album All Day. Cast member John Doyle debuts a new piece, “Anna & Her Body,” before the screening, and a Q&A with the director and select dancers from the film will follow. Free tickets (310) available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Gallery Talk

6 p.m.
A Museum Guide on the exhibition Keith Haring: 1978–1982.
Performance

6:30–7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn-based Floor Royalty Crew performs a style of break dancing that originated in the 1970s hip-hop culture that inspired Haring.
Hands-on Art

6:30–8:30 p.m.
Make your own Pop art prints in the style of Keith Haring. Free tickets (380) available at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.
Gallery Talk

7 p.m.
A Museum Guide on the exhibition Keith Haring: 1978–1982.
Artist Talk

7 p.m.
Photographer Christopher Makos discusses his work, Haring, and their involvement in the vibrant New York art scene of the 1970s and ’80s.
Gallery Talk

8 p.m.
A Museum Guide on the exhibition Keith Haring: 1978–1982.
Dance Party

8–10 p.m.
Junior Vasquez, Haring collaborator and legendary DJ of New York’s Sound Factory, spins a tribute to 1970s and ’80s New York.
Book Club

9 p.m.
New York Times writer Will Hermes leads a discussion of his new book, Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever.
Performance

9 p.m.
Brooklyn-based electro-punk group Comandante Zero performs while creating and projecting live video onstage.