SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE
On Tuesday, November 6, in partnership with the New York Historial Society, the Schomburg is presenting “From Jim Crow to Black Power: Vitalizing Black History in the Classroom,” a daylong engagement with educators giving tours of exhibitions Black Power! and Joy Out of Fire, as well as classroom lectures of the new curriculum, “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow.” Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
ESSEX STREET MARKET
New York cider is taking over the Essex Street Market for one night only: Thursday, November 8! $25 gets you access to over 100 ciders and tasty specialty bites too! “This event, part of Cider Week NYC, benefits the New York Cider Association, a not-for-profit trade organization with the twin objectives of improving New York Cider's market position and strengthening the viability of the New York Cider industry.”
On Friday, November 9, you can experience MoMA PS1’s new exhibition Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts after-hours at “Night at the Museum: Nauman After Dark,” a special evening of art, drinks, DJs and a screening of the documentary “The Bruce Nauman Story.” Tickets are available through Eventbrite.
Head to the Brooklyn Bridge on November 10 at 2 p.m. for a dazzling walking tour covering the structure’s deep history, communities, and secrets. Did you know the bridge had a Cold War fallout shelter? Bring comfy shoes and learn about it all on Saturday by grabbing a ticket through Peek.com.
COMIC ARTS BROOKLYN
Happening right here in Pratt’s ARC, Comic Arts Brooklyn returns this Sunday, November 11 to showcase hundreds of artists and publishers. Prints, books, pins and more will be on sale, and you can catch free talks and lectures all day, as well as incredible drawing session led by Jim Woodring with his custom-made five-foot-tall dip pen. Learn more at ComicArtsBrooklyn.com.
Photo by Samuel Herrera