4 Exciting Events to Wrap-up the Brooklyn Museum Summer Calendar
Sitting in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Museum is a treasure trove of beauty, art, and culture. With many exhibitions, talks, and special events, it has been the go-to place for art lovers in the city. The museum invites everyone this summer for a series of exciting events. Come, explore what the museum has to offer!
- Where: Brooklyn Museum Plaza
- When: 10 to 11 am on Saturday August 21, 2021
This is another pop-up performance that will recur across the summer season. The yoga event lets you connect the body with mind while enjoying the outdoors. People of all ages can join this outdoor yoga and meditation session led by local yoga instructors.
Does this sound to be your perfect summer wrap-up event? If yes, don’t forget to bring your own mat. The museum authority will do everything to ensure the pandemic protocols. This is a great opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful weather and enjoy mindfulness.
Every participant has to pay $16 for the ticket and members can get it for only $10.
- Where: Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor
- When: 10am – 11pm on Thursday August 26, 2021
There will be an exclusive Member Preview of The Obama Portraits Tour, before this is open to the public. The portraits of President Barak Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama were first released in February 2018 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. This event is free for members, however you must make a reservation and make sure that you membership is valid. The last entry to the exhibition is at 9pm.
- Where: Brooklyn Museum Plaza
- When: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday August 29, 2021
This is a weekly event that features local artisans selling their unique, one-of-a-kind handmade items. You find a wide variety of items ranging from fashion, home good, jewelry and more. No reservations are necessary – just stop but to see what beautiful items catch your eye.
This even takes place outdoors and the museum follows all the CDC guidelines for Corona which included social distancing and mask wearing for adults and children over the age of 2.
- Where: Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
- When: 11 am to 9 pm, Thursday September 9, 2021
Fashion is never short of a spectacle and the Brooklyn Museum’s summer exhibition, “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” is no exception. The exhibition will showcase a collection of haute couture garments alongside rare video footage, photos, perfumes, and more. For those who want to delve into the fashion world, this is a must-see exhibit.
Set for September 9, the exhibition will be open only to the museum members, who can attend it free of cost. The non-member public can access the exhibition at a later date.
The summer is almost over, and it’s high time to enjoy it fully if you are living in Brooklyn or just visiting the area. The events at the Brooklyn Museum could be the perfect way to wrap up things before fall if you are done partying, day-tripping, and outings with friends.