Brooklyn Museum Family Visit & Tour

September 17, 2017, 3-4pm

Gallery Tour: We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women,

Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black
Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic
priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. It is the
first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct
from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream feminist movement—in order to
reorient conversations around race, feminism, political action, art production, and art
history in this significant historical period.

Presenting a diverse group of artists and activists who lived and worked at the
intersections of avant-garde art worlds, radical political movements, and profound
social change, the exhibition features a wide array of work, including conceptual,
performance, film, and video art, as well as photography, painting, sculpture, and

Organized by the Diversity Committee