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Women in the Arts 2011 Honoring Shirin Neshat

Source: The Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum Community Committee hosts its ninth annual Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring the award-winning, world-renowned photographer and video artist Shirin Neshat.

Shirin Neshat
Shirin Neshat

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

The event will begin with a brief overview of the artist's distinguished career, followed by a conversation between Neshat and Catherine Morris, Curator of the Museum's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, and the presentation of the award. A reception and luncheon in the Beaux-Arts Court will follow from 1 to 3 p.m.

Tickets are $175 (Friend), $300 (Supporter), or $500 (Host). Tables for 10 are $1,800 (Advocate), $3,000 (Patron), or $5,000 (Benefactor). Museum admission is included in ticket price. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please contact the Community Committee at:
(718) 789-2493 or by e-mail at

Proceeds from this event will benefit the many artistic, educational, and cultural programs offered by the Brooklyn Museum and its Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.

Related Article:

Capturing the Imagination's UprisingWhen the Iranian-American artist Shirin Neshat receives Brooklyn Museum's annual Women in the Arts award next week, she will have hardly recovered from being in another spotlight. - Wall Street Journal

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