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11/13/11

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 edith.frazier@brooklynmuseum.org.

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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