The Brooklyn Museum welcomed it’s 1 millionth visitor to it’s Target First Saturdays. Target sponsors many free events in cultural institutions across the city and the Brooklyn Museum’ First Saturday is a great way to spend some time soaking up the arts and engage in lively, timely cultural discussions all for free. This Saturday there was a presentation for Michael July’s coffee table book, “Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair”. The event was hosted by the fabulously candid, Micheala Angela Davis and the extremely funny, Malik Yoba. He is an actor but may have been a comic in his former life. Anu Prestonia of Khamit Kinks, a popular natural hair salon in Brooklyn, curated a natural hair show.
It is the museum after all so you cannot forget about the arts. I got the chance to check out a great Civil Rights exhibit.