BAM... and Then It Hit Me: A Conversation with Karen Hopkins


WHEN November 2, 2022
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center Part of "Vice Chancellor Philanthropy" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

In conversation with Mariet Westermann, Karen Hopkins discusses her latest book BAM... and Then It Hit Me. The book takes the reader on a funny, sentimental, and informative journey encompassing the author’s 36-year career running the Brooklyn Academy of Music, America’s oldest performing arts center. The book is packed with color photos and stories of celebrities, artists, and leaders whose creative energy transformed BAM’s historic venues into one of the most provocative and powerful arts organizations in the world.

  • Karen Brooks Hopkins, President Emerita, Brooklyn Academy of Music; Author of "BAM... and Then It Hit Me" (powerHouse Books, 2022)
In conversation with
  • Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor, NYUAD

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