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Forged Worlds

February 9
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Every day until July 31, 2017
Manhattan Bridge,
Adams Street, Plymouth Street, and Anchorage Place – , Brooklyn, NY United States
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An outdoor photography exhibition that showcases work by seven artists whose photographic practices revolve around the physical construction of fictional landscapes. Installed on a fence beneath the Manhattan Bridge, this photo installation invites us to take a closer look and perhaps allow ourselves to be carried away — if even for a moment — in thoughts and lands so … Continue reading Forged Worlds Find out more »
8:00 am

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 31, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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10:00 am

Ride or Die

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 5, 2017
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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BRIC is pleased to present Ride or Die featuring newly commissioned work by Miguel Luciano. Luciano is a Puerto Rican artist based in Brooklyn who works in multiple media to examine issues of cultural identity, politics and popular culture. BRIC has commissioned him to create a body of new work: sculptures featuring customized vintage Schwinn … Continue reading Ride or Die Find out more »

Surface Matters

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 26, 2017
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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BRIC is pleased to present Surface Matters, an exhibition of work by artistsVéronique Gambier andSarah E. Brook, in the Project Room of BRIC House. Curated by Brooklyn-based art collective 3walls, theshow highlights the deep investment both artists put in the materials used to create their work—art that expresses rich emotional content, visual interest and aesthetic … Continue reading Surface Matters Find out more »

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 3, 2017
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Tracing nearly 100 years of history, the Museum’s newest exhibit explores how the Second Avenue line fits into New York’s past, present, and future transportation landscapes. Saturday & Sunday hours 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Find out more »
11:00 am

Beverly Buchanan: Ruins and Rituals

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 5, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The most comprehensive exhibition of Buchanan’s work to date,Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals presents approximately 200 objects, including sculpture, painting, photography, drawing, and notebooks of the artist’s writing as well as documentation of performances. A new video installation of her existing earthworks is presented for the first time. Hours on Thursdays are 11 a.m. – 10 … Continue reading Beverly Buchanan: Ruins and Rituals Find out more »

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 2, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This exhibition contains sexually explicit content and may not be suitable for all audiences, including minors. Viewer discretion is advised. Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos vividly explore complex and contradictory emotions around beauty and the feminine body in American culture. She trains a critical eye on the power of desire, questioning the fashion … Continue reading Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty Find out more »

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 31, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life drawing class to stage a performative event with Iggy Pop as model and subject. The exhibition presents the resulting drawings along with works from our historical collections, chosen by Deller, that depict the male body, examining shifting representations of masculinity throughout history. Thursday Hours are 11 a.m. – … Continue reading Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller Find out more »

Infinite Blue

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety—a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies power, status, and beauty. The spiritual and material … Continue reading Infinite Blue Find out more »
12:00 pm

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 31, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In the spring of 1958 a young photographer named David Attie was led through the streets of Brooklyn Heights and to the Brooklyn waterfront by an unexpected guide—33-year-old Truman Capote. The images Attie took that day were to illustrate Capote’s essay for Holiday magazine about his life in Brooklyn. Decades later, these largely unseen photographs … Continue reading Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie Find out more »
Free

Red Envelope Art Show

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
Grumpy Bert,
82 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The Red Envelope Show is back! Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster. The show features hundreds of original art work on red envelopes by 100 artists. Each envelope is also packed with a mystery surprise for only the buyers to see.   Find out more »
Free

Freedom

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 8, 2017
Welancora Gallery,
33 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Welancora Gallery is pleased to present Sunok Chun’s first solo exhibition.  This exhibition explores the way that we define freedom, particularly as it relates to enclosed and open spaces we inhabit; and, more generally, how we navigate the responsibilities and discipline required to maintain freedom. Thursday hours 6 – 9 p.m.   Find out more »
$20

Coney Island Tours

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every day until February 28, 2017
Coney Island,
1229 Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
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Michael Quinn is conducting his world renowned historic walking tours of Coney Island. The  hour and a half tours are entertaining and highly intriguing with stories from his own childhood memories of Coney Island as well as surprising little know facts about the birthplace of the amusement industry. Call today to reserve your spot . … Continue reading Coney Island Tours Find out more »
Free

Mari Nishimura

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until February 11, 2017
Ouchi Gallery,
170 Tillary Street/Suite 205, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
The pictures drawn by Mari Nishimura are often described as being “powerful”. The energy, kindness, strength and sadness can be seen overflowing from the basis of an individual human… Many people are moved to tears when they see these paintings. This is surely due to the depth and strength of the view of life that … Continue reading Mari Nishimura Find out more »
1:00 pm

Everything Continues….

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Four sculptures made of hundreds of hand-cut, small glass bricks are part of this group show. These bricks are build up into shapes and forms denoting danger through spiky edges and fragility. The artist has cut each glass brick by hand in her studio, and each brick stands as a memorial for a victim of … Continue reading Everything Continues…. Find out more »

Spark by BCM

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until February 9, 2017
Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum is now open! Designed for children ages six months to six years, SPARK features an outpost of our popular Brooklyn Block Lab exhibit, as well as daily art and design workshops, music classes, birthday parties, and more. Find out more »
2:00 pm

One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema, 1970-1991

February 9 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 23, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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One Way or Another Schedule Fri, Feb 3 2, 7pm: Daughters of the Dust4:30pm: Losing Ground Sat, Feb 4 4:30, 9:30pm: Daughters of the Dust2pm: Losing Ground7pm: I Be Done Been Was Is Sun, Feb 5 4:30, 9:30pm: Daughters of the Dust2pm: Losing Ground 7pm: Julie Dash shorts  Mon, Feb 6 7pm: Camille Billops program 9:30pm: Julie Dash shorts Tue, Feb 7 7pm: Performers and Artists9pm: Zora … Continue reading One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema, 1970-1991 Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until March 30, 2017
Environmental Education Center,
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more! In addition to Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays … Continue reading Ed Center Open Hours Find out more »
6:00 pm

Park after Dark

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Audobon Center at the Boathouse,
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An evening of family fun. Guided by the Alliance’s education staff, guests will enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, including a night hike to identify animal tracks, owl pellet dissections, lip balm-making and more. Pizza and indoor s’mores will be provided. Find out more »
6:30 pm
$10.00

Book Talk: City of Sedition: The History of New York City During the Civil War

February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Historian John Strausbaugh discusses his most recent book, which paints a vivid picture of Civil War-era New York City as a place of extremes—where war heroes and draft resisters, abolitionists and slavery proponents, Lincoln supporters and anti-war protesters, all co-existed. He reveals the schismatic role that New York City played in this tumultuous conflict. Find out more »
$10

Museum MashUp: Transit Museum Style!

February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
Calling all educators, museum professionals, and transit enthusiasts!  A Museum Mashup at the New York Transit Museum where you can test out your experimental program ideas, interpret objects in new ways, and see the beloved subway station through fresh eyes. Following the Mashup, we’ll have time to network with other attendees. This program is part … Continue reading Museum MashUp: Transit Museum Style! Find out more »
7:30 pm

The Tempest

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The third and final production of Phyllida Lloyd’s revelatory all-female Shakespeare Trilogy set in a women’s prison and featuring Harriet Walter. There are also shows at 2 p.m. on Saturday & Sundays. Please check the website. Find out more »
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