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Celebrating Women's History With Council Speaker Christine Quinn

christine quinn The crowd mingles and enjoys tasty treats inside the Brooklyn Museum's Rubin Pavillion.
 

On Tuesday, I attended a celebration of Women's History Month at the Brooklyn Museum hosted by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.  The event honored women in the arts, and I ran into a lot of Friends of the High Line's partners and neighbors there, including some folks from the Whitney and Dance Theater Workshop.

The reception kicked off with coffee and desert in the lobby of the gorgeous Rubin Pavillion, which is a recent addition to the museum that opened to the public in 2004.  This glass-enclosed lobby and the public plaza outside it are two of my favorite spots in Brooklyn.  After the Speaker arrived, the crowd moved to the Cantor Auditorium for an awards ceremony, followed by tours of the museum's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.


dinner party Just because I love it, a shot of Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party
 
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