Young Exhibition Makers: A Story to be ToldJune 2, 2018 - June 22, 2018
A Story to be Told is an exhibition of youth artwork that transforms the unused emergency waiting room CG-91 at Kings County Hospital. Created by Brooklyn youth from No Longer Empty Young Exhibition Makers program (Y.Ex), this exhibition explores themes that are most pressing to the Y.Ex cohort: teenhood, black identity, mindfulness, family matters, violence, and gender equality.
Saturday June 2, 1pm – 5pm: Exhibition Opening
Exhibition opening will include guided tours by Y.Ex, family-friendly art making workshops, free food and more!
Tuesday June 5, 5pm – 7pm: Community Conversation
Join us for a gathering of artists, hospital staff and community leaders in discussion about the relationship between wellness and the arts.
Saturday June 9, 1pm – 5pm: Artist Workshop, Talk and Guided Tours
1pm – 2:30pm: WorkRoom session (all ages art-making, RSVP needed)
2:30pm – 3pm: Tours available
3pm – 4pm: Artist Talk
4pm – 5pm: Tours available
Saturday June 16, 1pm – 5pm: Storytelling Across Mediums
1pm – 2pm:Performances by Y.Ex members and community artists
2pm – 4pm:Origami-making and poetry writing workshops, hosted by teen writers; Uplifting Photobooth and silent dance-off
4pm – 5 pm: Artist talk featuring young Brooklyn artists, many of whom have work in the exhibition (moderated by Y.Ex program participants)
All events in room CG-91 at Kings County Hospital. To bring a group, propose a community event or attend a Y.Ex Tour, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 Young Exhibition Makers:
Adrian Jones Gibbs, Benjamin Opoku, Can Chen, Dakaibo Tallerand, Emely Evangelista, Fairya Farah, Jade Villegas, Jamal St Louis, Jeff Adolphe, Jontay Beckles, Kalia Asencio, Maria Jahangir, Marie Massier, Mariel Martinez, Marvens Volcimus, Megan Vega, Nerma La France, Precious Kermon, Ruby Mendez, Sarahfina Cunningham, Tarek Youssef, Wade Roach, Yasminka Radoncic, Yewande Ogunleye
The 2018 Young Exhibition Makers program is supported by: