This Tuesday evening, February 7, from 7:00 to 9:00, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present Black Voices, Black Art: Upending Convention with Kellie Jones and Kimberly Drew. Admission is $10, or $5 fOr BHS members. More information and buy tickets here.
Journalist and cultural commentator John Strasbaugh will be at BHS Thursday evening, February 9 at 6:30 to discuss his new book, City of Sedition: The History of New York during the Civil War. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS members. More information and buy tickets here.
Friday, February 10 brings another of BHS’s “Free Fridays”; this one on the pre-Valentine’s theme “Mad, Dangerous Love”. Admission is free, and the fun goes from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event features “Brooklyn Brewery beer, vintage cartoons, a lecture on poisons, and more!” There’s more information here.