Papi Juice Presents Brooklyn Pride! at the Brooklyn Museum, June 2019. (Photo: Alyza Enriquez)

In-person and virtual programming welcomes community members to the Museum for Pride Month and Juneteenth

The Brooklyn Museum presents a robust lineup of programming for adults and children this June, including a special First Saturday on June 4, a musical event by Papi Juice celebrating Brooklyn Pride, a day of family programming commemorating Juneteenth, and a panel honoring the late artist and designer Virgil Abloh. Other programs include talks, classes, tours, and special events that amplify the Museum’s exhibitions and collection, serve the surrounding community, and support learning through the visual arts.

Safety continues to be the Museum’s top priority, so at this time masks are required for staff and visitors aged two and older. Certain events and programs may require proof of vaccination in order to attend; please review your tickets closely for up-to-date requirements. Some programs will take place online and through the Museum’s social media channels.

Museum Members enjoy complimentary or discounted tickets and early access to public programs.

The full schedule is as follows:

Stroller Tour
Thursday, June 2, 10–11:15 am

Meet in the Education Gallery, 1st Floor
Tickets are sold out.

Designed for children up to 24 months and their caregivers, this interactive, stroller friendly tour features touchable objects, songs, and exploration of artworks on view. June’s tour visits Guadalupe Maravilla: Tierra Blanca Joven.

Virtual We Speak Art
Thursday, June 2, 6–7 pm

Free, reserve tickets in advance.

Participants join fellow English language learners to practice conversational English skills in a discussion inspired by a work of art. All levels of English proficiency are welcome.

First Saturday: Heaven Is What You Feel
Saturday, June 4, 5–10 pm

Throughout the Museum
Free, reserve tickets in advance. Tickets to visit Andy Warhol: Revelation during First Saturday are 40% off.

Celebrate Pride with a day of free programs spotlighting queer and trans artists, musicians, and collectives who are using art to imagine and create spaces of joy, community, and possibility. View the full lineup.

Virtual Hablemos de Arte
Thursday, June 9, 6:30–7:30 pm

Free, reserve tickets in advance.

Spanish language speakers and learners are invited to practice exchanging ideas in Spanish with an informal conversation inspired by a work of art. All levels of Spanish proficiency are welcome.

Scent Tour: Faith, Fragrance, and Andy Warhol
Thursday, June 9, 6:30–8 pm

Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing and Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, 5th Floor
Tickets are sold out.

Jessica Murphy—fragrance culture writer, educator, and Manager of Visitor Engagement at the Museu —leads a multisensory tour of Andy Warhol: Revelation, pairing works in the exhibition with a selection of perfumes to further illuminate the connections between spirituality and physicality in Warhol’s art.

Drag and Draw with Yas Mama
Thursday, June 9, 7–9:30 pm

Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden (rain location: Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor)
Tickets are $35 and include after-hours admission to Andy Warhol: Revelation, a Brooklyn Museum tote, and a complimentary drink.

Sketch, sip, and enjoy music and drag performances honoring Brooklyn Pride in this outdoor installment of the Museum’s monthly series of life drawing classes.

LGBTQ+ Teen Night: (Dis)Respectfully Us
Friday, June 10, 5–7:30 pm

Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Free, reserve tickets in advance.

The Museum’s ninth annual LGBTQ+ Teen Night features a range of art-making, performances, and other activities inspired by Andy Warhol: Revelation and Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive.

Yoga on the Stoop
Saturday, June 11 and 18, 10–11 am

Brooklyn Museum Plaza (rain location: Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor)
Tickets are $16 and include general admission. Tickets including admission to Andy Warhol: Revelation are $25.

The Museum starts the day on the plaza steps with yoga and meditation in a gentle flow class, open to all levels and led by local instructors. Please bring your own mat.

Papi Juice Presents Brooklyn Pride
Saturday, June 11, 7 pm–12 am

Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor
The first 100 tickets sold are $15. Thereafter, tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

Kick off Brooklyn Pride with Papi Juice, Brooklyn’s beloved art collective celebrating the lives of queer and trans people of color. Enjoy a dynamic lineup featuring co-founders Oscar Nñ and Adam R, Joey LaBeija, and Kilopatrah Jones, plus a special performance by Serena Tea.

Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra: Strauss and Mahler
Sunday, June 12, 2–3:30 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Free for guests aged 16 and under.

For the final full concert of the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra’s 2021–22 season, enjoy a program of iconic Viennese music, including Johann Strauss’s Emperor Waltzes and Gustav Mahler’s immense First Symphony, the Titan.

Honoring Juneteenth
Sunday, June 19, 11 am–7 pm

Throughout the Museum
Free, reserve tickets in advance.

Honor Juneteenth—the annual holiday commemorating the end of legal slavery in the United States with a full day of activities celebrating Black liberation and creativity. View the full lineup.