Oct36:00pm - 8:00pmNightingale-Brown HouseScreening of Elissa Brown’s Windshield: A Vanished Vision (2016), a documentary about the modernist home that her grandparents, John Nicholas Brown and Anne Brown, commissioned Richard Neutra to design for them on Fishers Island in 1936. The avant-garde home was Neutra’s most significant residential commission outside of Los Angeles and is a striking counterpoint to the Nightingale-Brown House. Come and learn more about the family that endowed the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage and their surprising connection with modernist art and architecture.Light refreshments will be provided.
Mar148:00pm - 9:00pm
“I Just Came Here to Find a Husband… and Start a Got Damn Revolution” Protest Projections and PerformancesNightingale-Brown House
Brown University alumna (Class of ’98) and BAI Professor of the Practice Ayana Evans will present a series of protest projections on Nightingale-Brown House at 357 Benefit St, Providence, RI. The projections address mass incarceration, education inequalities, and love. This event will feature a live performance by the campus acapella group Harmonic Motion and poet Adjua Greaves, who is currently earning an MFA in Poetry from the Literary Arts Program at Brown.
Apr275:30pm - 7:00pmNightingale-Brown House
The Haus of Glitter Dance Company has spent the last 2 years living + healing + creating in the former home of Esek Hopkins, commander of the slavery ship “Sally”, hired by the Brown brothers of Brown University. Join The Haus of Glitter for a Artist Talk + Lawn Party + Protest Demonstration that celebrates Queer Feminist BIPOC led historic intervention and our beloved intersectional cultures of dance, music and creative community. Come strut the runway with us! Music by DJ Sita (Haus of Glitter) + Food and Beverages provided!
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Apr286:30pm - 8:30pmNightingale-Brown House