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Forged Worlds

May 27
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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 »
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 »
9:00 am
free

E.L.P.

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Come to partake in breakfast and engaging discussions led by BRJC’s Rabbi. Eat, Learn, Pray will add meaning and elevate your Shabbat. Following discussion and breakfast is an abbreviated Shabbat morning service. Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 27 @ 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 »

Francesco Simeti

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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His work is inspired by the ambiguity in printing that characterizes the relationship between form and content, by creating a kind of continuous and endlessly changeable landscape. His research emphasizes on the one hand that interest for the aesthetic factor that threatens to deny the actual content of the images, on the other hand the … Continue reading Francesco Simeti Find out more »

This Land Is…

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 18, 2017
BRIC Arts,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The show features work by 800 Brooklyn students, and offers youthful artistic commentary on modern socio-economic and political issues, from immigration and health care to gun violence. Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 12-6pm, and closed Mondays. Find out more »
10:30 am

Lovecraft in Brooklyn

May 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Unnamed Venue,
North-West corner of Court & Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Twentieth-century horror writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft, whose persona and works are closely tied with his native Providence, RI, spent just over two years living in Brooklyn. Beset by a troubled marriage, financial difficulties, and a phobia of New York’s immigrant population, Lovecraft produced only a few stories while living in the city – works reflecting … Continue reading Lovecraft in Brooklyn Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »

Sights in the City

May 27 @ 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 »

S.B. Walker : Walden

May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »

Breathing Space

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 25, 2017
440 Gallery,
440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition by Shanee Epstein. Epstein celebrates the return to a creative place through her collage work in this show. The art is layered in patchwork narratives stitched together with free form edges that are unconfined by a rectangular grid. Photographic elements are far more prevalent in these new works and the imagery of … Continue reading Breathing Space Find out more »

Saturday Family Bowl

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 27, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Find out more »

Family Bowl

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Sunday hours 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find out more »

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. It is the first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream … Continue reading We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 10, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO,
55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This exhibition features the work of two dozen photographers whose images crisscross the Brooklyn shoreline, from Newtown Creek to Jamaica Bay. By picturing decades of Brooklyn’s coastal scenery, including its changing industrial and postindustrial environment, the exhibition presents dramatic panoramic vistas; spectacular aerial views; glimpses of popular recreational attractions, particularly in nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park … Continue reading Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront Find out more »
1:00 pm
Free

Triad | Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard.

May 27 @ 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 »
Free

The Battle Days | Alex Sewell

May 27 @ 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 »

Sounds Unseen

May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »

Afterglow

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 11, 2017
Front Room Gallery,
147 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition of paintings by: Emily Roz May 19th – June 11th   Find out more »
2:00 pm

Best of BAMKids Film Festival 2017

May 27 @ 2:00 pm
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
A selection of the most popular films from this year’s BAMkids Film Festival, including the “BAMmie” award winner for best short film as selected by the 2017 festival attendees.   Find out more »
Free

Francesco Simeti: Swell

May 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

May 27 @ 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 »
7:30 pm
start at $25

DanceAfrica 2017 The Healing Light of Rhythm: Tradition and Beyond

May 27 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until May 29, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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DanceAfrica, the country’s largest showcase of African dance, celebrates the 40th anniversary this year under the theme of The Healing Light of Rhythm: Tradition and Beyond. Dancers, drummers, and musicians, some past favorites, some new to the Festival, take the stage together in a special program designed by Artistic Director Abdel R. Salaam to mark … Continue reading DanceAfrica 2017 The Healing Light of Rhythm: Tradition and Beyond Find out more »
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