Past Event: Cocktails & Culture | Valentine's Bash
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Celebrate Valentine's Day early at our February Cocktails & Culture! Groove to DJ LiKWUiD's signature "traphrobeats” blending house music, hip hop and afrobeats, with live sets by trumpeter Nash Guillermo. Stroll through the Museum's galleries, then decorate a sweet treat with your sweetheart at our pop-up bakery, Avrilililly's Creamery, and capture your evening at our interactive photobooth. Enjoy savory bites by UGC eats, plus Love Potion cocktails, mocktails and other libations from the MCNY Bar.
The following exhibitions will be open for viewing: Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate; Activist New York; and City of Faith: Religion, Activism, and Urban Space.
Want even more? Go beyond the music and dancing and get an intimate look at our most popular exhibition, New York at Its Core, in this hour-long tour led by expert Museum Guides. Join guests for a discounted experience and receive a complimentary drink. See button below for admission and guided tour tickets.
About DJ LiKWUiD:
Faybeo'n Mickens, aka DJ LiKWUiD, is a DJ, emcee, teaching artist and music professional who is committed to using her creativity to empower the voice of marginalized groups (especially womxn and lgbtqai communities); while utilizing music, art and social justice based artivism to reflect the times. iamlikwuid.com/
About Nash Guillermo:
Born in Queens to Dominican/Colombian parents, trumpeter Nash Guillermo grew up playing in a family band at churches throughout the tri-state area. He completed a BFA at The New School For Jazz and an MA In Jazz Studies from The Manhattan School of Music. His diverse musical experience has allowed him to work with musicians including the late, great Chocolaté Armenteros, Richie Ray, Nicky Marrero, Claudio Roditi, Janelle Monae, among others.
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