Ai WeiweiJoin Emerging Leaders of NY Arts for a privately guided tour of Ai Weiwei: According to What? at the Brooklyn Museum on July 27th at 4pm.

Ai Weiwei is one of China’s most prolific and provocative contemporary artists.
Featuring over forty works spanning more than twenty years, Ai Weiwei: According to What? explores universal topics of culture, history, politics, and tradition, showcasing the artist’s remarkably interdisciplinary career as a photographer, sculptor, architect, and activist.

As a political activist, he has been highly and openly critical of the Chinese Government’s stance on democracy and human rights.  He has investigated government corruption and cover-ups, in particular the Sichuan schools corruption scandal following the collapse of so-called “tofu-dreg schools” in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.  In 2011, following his arrest at Beijing Capital International Airport on 3 April, he was held for 81 days without any official charges being filed; officials alluded to their allegations of “economic crimes”.

When: Sunday, July 27th
Time: 4pm
Location: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, 11238

To reserve your spot on the tour it’s a TWO step process:
1) RSVP here so we can tell the museum how many will be in our group (RSVP only if you are definitely coming).
2) Buy your ticket either in advance online, or on the day-of in person. Tickets are $15, plus $2 fee if you purchase online.

Questions? Email us at: info@elnya.org.

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What better way to spend a summer evening than on a rooftop overlooking our gorgeous Manhattan skyline?

Come celebrate the start of the season with ELNYA on June 25th at Metro Bar and Grille!

11What: ELNYA Summer Rooftop Networking Happy Hour
When: Wednesday, June 25, 6-8pm
Who: All ELNYAns, and any and all emerging arts and business professionals and peers. We welcome all first-timers, make this your first event!
Cost: FREE entry! (and free first round of appetizers, while they last)

Where: Hotel Metro Rooftop Bar. 45 W. 35th St., 14th fl., New York, NY 10016 nr. Sixth Ave. http://www.hotelmetronyc.com/

RSVP here and bring your friends and colleagues!

**Bring your business cards for networking and also to enter our RAFFLE!!**
We look forward to celebrating summer with you!

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Tell Us What You Want (What You Really Really Want)

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