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Backlot Art Festival

Saturday, Jun 24 - Sunday, Jun 25, 2017

The first-ever Backlot Art Festival takes place in the Kaufman Arts District on June 24 and 25, 2017, with events around the neighborhood. Among the free events taking place are a live “wearable fashion show” performance piece in the Kaufman Courtyard at the Museum, screenings in the Zukor Theater, music, art exhibitions, workshops on book-making at The Astoria Bookshop and cocktail-making at Mar’s, and more!

For a full schedule of programs, please visit A map showing the range of events is available in the Musuem lobby.

For the duration of the Festival, the Museum will provide free access to its lobby and courtyard, and a discounted two-for-one admission to its exhibitions and programs when visitors mention the Backlot Art Festival.