Event – Brooklyn Museum – Brooklyn Style

If you’ll be in the Brooklyn area this Saturday, the Brooklyn Museum is partnering with Etsy to celebrate their exhibition American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection.  “Brooklyn Style” is a series of fashion-related programs that are scheduled in the museum throughout the day from 11am – 4:30pm.

Here is the breakdown of events:
11 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Interactive Artist Program
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Community crocheting with Brooklyn-based artist Olek. Bring red, white, and blue clothing to contribute.

1 p.m. Gallery Tour: American High Style
Morris A. and Meyer Shapiro Wing, 4th Floor

Join Museum Guides for an engaging tour of American High Style.

2–3:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Brooklyn Aesthetics”
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Moderated by cultural critic and fashion editor Michaela Angela Davis, this panel will explore how Brooklyn style relates to international trends, culture, and race. Participants include Camilla Gale and Rand Niederhoffer, co-owners of Fort Greene’s Thistle & Clover; Skye Parrott, creative director of Dossier Journal; and Quincy “Ouigi” Theodore, owner and creative director of the Brooklyn Circus.

3:30–4:30 p.m. Fashion Showcase
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

A showcase of works by designers from Etsy, the Brooklyn Circus, Butch Diva, Raiff Designs, and CollectHer and top students of Pratt Institute’s Fashion Design program. Fashions modeled by the I Heart Brooklyn Girls, with music by DJ Don Cuco and a photo booth by Annie Powers. Hosted by MC Eutopia.

Images and info via the Brooklyn Museum site.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted June 23, 2010 at 3:24 pm | Permalink

    Dang, I was really hoping they’d have some nighttime festivities for after the beach! Sounds dope

  2. Amanda
    Posted June 23, 2010 at 3:32 pm | Permalink

    Yea I know! It’s the same day as the Fort Greene Festival — http://www.fortgreenefest.com/ — and there are also Afro-Punk festivities — http://www.afropunk.com/ — taking place that day as well. Many things to do that night!

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