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Forged Worlds

May 13
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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 »

Dumbo Open Studios

May 13
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Every day until May 14, 2017
Various Locations,
DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY United States
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a weekend where artists throughout DUMBO will open their studio doors on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14, 2017. Artists across the waterfront neighborhood will welcome the public into their studios and workspaces, creating the opportunity for New Yorkers and visitors to engage directly with the emerging and established artists at the center of … Continue reading Dumbo Open Studios Find out more »

Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell

May 13
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Every day until May 14, 2017
BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Twenty five years after Arthur Russell’s death, BAM Visual Art, Russell’s estate, and Tom Lee (Russell’s partner) present a stunning selection of materials belonging to the late composer, cellist, and electronic music pioneer.  This first-ever public exhibition features more than 150 pieces of original ephemera and reproductions including a selection of Russell’s own notes, scores, … Continue reading Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell Find out more »
Ongoing
Free

27 Years in the Alps

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 2 @ 8:00 pm
Tabla Rasa Gallery,
224 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A series of new paintings by Peter Gergely in a solo exhibition.  The landscapes of “27 Years in the Alps” are the result of 27 years of a love affair with the Alps of northern Italy. The works, rendered in acrylic and latex, not only portray the majesty of the Alps, but draw inspiration from the earth-to-table … Continue reading 27 Years in the Alps Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 13 @ 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 »

Hamilton Trolley Tour

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An encore performance! History has its eyes on Green-Wood for this Hamilton filled trolley tour. Although Alexander himself rests elsewhere, many family members and those who crossed his path are interred here. Led by historian Jeff Richman, you’ll visit Robert Troup, Hamilton’s college roommate; William Peter Van Ness, who was Burr’s “second” during the fateful … Continue reading Hamilton Trolley Tour Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

May 13 @ 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 »

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 23, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This is a ticketed exhibition. Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O’Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first … Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Find out more »

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Every day until May 26, 2017
Creativebloch Gallery,
145 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Alejandro Caizza creates extraordinary pieces of art that reflect emotions, moods and anxieties. His paintings’ exquisite strokes and colors capture expressions of happiness and angst. Caiazza developed a universal language by mixing various traces, signs, figures, and colors, communicating feelings and sensations known to all. Find out more »

Sights in the City

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 17, 2017
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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During the summer of 1980, under the direction of his photographer father, Jamel Shabazz armed himself with a Canon AE1 SLR camera and began to photograph the landscape of his native New York City. Photographing in the streets put Shabazz right in the heart of all of the action; he carried his camera everywhere he … Continue reading Sights in the City Find out more »
Free

Paint the Owls

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 13, 2017
Owl’s Head Park,
67th Street and Colonial Road, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
Children ages 3 to 10 years old are invited to paint the metal cut-out owls along the gate of the children’s playground. Our rain date is Saturday, May 20.  Children will meet in the children’s playground and must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver during the duration of the workshops.  Materials are provided by … Continue reading Paint the Owls Find out more »

S.B. Walker : Walden

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 23, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Walker’s photographs illustrate the way this once pristine landscape is now viewed and used.  Using a large format camera, Walker captures both the grandeur and the cotidian one hundred years after Thoreau Find out more »

Kids’ Drawing and Poetry Workshop

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until June 24, 2017
99 Plymouth, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Kids can join artist Jesse Chun at 99 Plymouth for a workshop on drawing, poetry, and combining the two! Free with RSVP Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

May 13 @ 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 »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and … Continue reading Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Find out more »
Free

Kajahl : Obscure Origins

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 18, 2017
TILLOU FINE ART,
59 Cambridge Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This exhibition presents a focused survey of KAJAHL’s portraits, which combine iconography from African, Asian, European, and Pre-Columbian traditions. The fusion of these symbols results in the creation of enigmatic artworks that foreground the forgotten past and reanimate minor artifacts of history into transformative assemblages.   Find out more »

Keepsake

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 10, 2017
Eight of Swords Tattoo & Art Gallery,
115 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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an exhibition of original works by resident artist Zoe Bean. Comprised of over 70 pen and ink drawings on paper, “Keepsake” is Zoe’s first solo show in over 4 years. Find out more »
1:00 pm
Free

The Battle Days | Alex Sewell

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 29, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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  The exploration and representation of cultural identities, the attachment to childhood totems, and the use of semiotics are at the core of some of Sewell’s recent works, exhibited in the PlusSpace. Alex Sewell’s work is largely informed by his personal narrative, and partly reflects the culture and customs of his youth.   Find out more »
Free

Triad | Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard.

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 28, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Triad brings together the work of Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard., all 2015-16 residents of the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. In the painterly practices of each, notions of iconography, history, language and material coalesce in startlingly personal ways, offering a refreshing take on discourses surrounding contemporary painting, community and inner worlds.   Find out more »

American Reclamation

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 14, 2017
Front Room Gallery,
147 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo  exhibition of photographs by: Stephen Mallon Find out more »

Sounds Unseen

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 28, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Between December 2015 and May 2016, Sarah Hickson photographed The Calais Sessions – a live music project among musicians living in the UK, the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, and La Grande Synthe in Dunkirk. For the refugees she met, The Calais Sessions provided a welcome opportunity to tell their stories, to play and share the … Continue reading Sounds Unseen Find out more »

Rites of Spring

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until June 18, 2017
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
499 Van Brunt Street, Door #7, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Anna Magnus Hagen, Chair. Find out more »

Doubled

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 11, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A sculpture exhibition of work by Jennie Nichols and Daniel Wiener. Both artists use mold making as their medium. Nichols’ works are more or less precise and true to the cast object, while Wiener uses molds as tools to create disparate forms in an improvised intuitive process. Find out more »
2:00 pm
$12

Morgan’s Journey

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Winner of Chalmer’s Canadian Play Award for Outstanding Play!   From the moment of his birth, we follow Morgan the Clown on a journey of discovery. We delight in the birthday presents he receives, especially a wise sock puppet who becomes his companion.   In a captivating exploration of the joys and challenges of … Continue reading Morgan’s Journey Find out more »
Free

Francesco Simeti: Swell

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 27, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Francesco Simeti presents Swell, a theatrical installation at Open Source Gallery that explores human impact on the environment. In Swell, Simeti transforms appropriated images from Brooklyn waterways, such as the Gowanus Canal, into a motorized, sculptural installation in which the public can contemplate the consequences of human activity on our surroundings. Combining the installation with workshops, … Continue reading Francesco Simeti: Swell Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 31, 2017
The Old Stone House,
336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Created by noted exhibition designers Carol May & Tim Watkins, is a passionate, interactive, interpretive show exploring the Battle of Brooklyn, the first and largest battle of the American Revolutionary War which culminated around today’s Old Stone House & Washington Park on August 27, 1776, and the choices and actions of 18th century Brooklynites through … Continue reading Old Stone House: Witness to War Find out more »

“L’Elisir d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love)

May 13 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until May 21, 2017
Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A shy bumpkin in love with a rich girl hopes that a magic elixir will make her fall in love with him.  The fully-staged performances are Performed in Italian with English supertitles and full orchestra.  The Conductor is Gregory Ortega, and Stage Director is Linda Lehr.The Cast:         Adina:         Sarah Moulton Faux … Continue reading “L’Elisir d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love) Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

May 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until January 28, 2018
Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+   Find out more »
7:00 pm

Peak Performances

May 13 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until May 24, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Dr. Jacoby in West Side Story? Laura Palmer’s dad as a mutant plant monster? In celebration of the return of David Lynch’s avant-visionary soap opera, Twin Peaks, BAMcinématek revisits some of our favorite cast members’ finest roles, ranging from the iconic to the totally unexpected. The series includes:Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Lynch, 1992), Eraserhead (Lynch, 1977), Carrie (De Palma, 1976),Backbeat (Softley, 1994), Two Moon Junction (King, … Continue reading Peak Performances Find out more »
$25

Hot Glass Cold Beer

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Brooklyn Glass,
142 United States
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Guests for Hot Glass, Cold Beer will receive a unique hand­made drinking glass, which will overflow with free beverages, while they watch our talented team show off their glass manipulation skills. Demonstrations in glassblowing, neon-bending and flame-working! General admission tickets are $25 per person, tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com and at the door on the event day starting … Continue reading Hot Glass Cold Beer Find out more »
7:30 pm
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Silent Voices

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until May 13, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A multimedia, multi-composer stage work conceived, co-commissioned, produced and performed by the Chorus, will be the centerpiece of the Chorus’ 25th anniversary season.  Silent Voices culminates in a world premiere at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House in May 2017. The project harnesses the power of young people to be instruments of change, giving voice to … Continue reading Silent Voices Find out more »
8:00 pm

Bargemusic Masterwork Series

May 13 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 20, 2017
Bargemusic,
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Bargemusic is New York City’s floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge. Please see www.bargemusic.org for listing of performances and to confirm time of show Find out more »
$48 General Admission, $150 VIP Seating and Ticket to Private Reception; $20 Student. Tickets will be sold at the door

DROP Kristin Sudeikis Dance Gala Performance

May 13 @ 8:00 pm
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Choreographer Kristin Sudeikis premieres her full-length company show at BAM. Sudeikis’ work has reached international heights, having performed in Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Norway. Experience the true and real social impact that is created when music, time and space connect. Find out more »
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