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Forged Worlds

June 11
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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 »

Varda in California

June 11
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Every day until June 13, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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From Wednesday, May 31 to Tuesday, June 13, BAMcinématek presentsVarda in California, a six-film series commemorating Agnes Varda’s brief relocations in the late-1960s,and 80s to California. Long noted as a distinctive female voice in the French New Wave, as well asrenowned photographer and artist, Varda has often derived inspiration from her surroundings. Soaking inthe people, landscapes, and … Continue reading Varda in California Find out more »
$50

Brooklyn Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

June 11
Marine Park, (at the Carmine Carro Community Center),
3000 Fillmore Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11229 United States
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Event Info: Participants will walk a 3/4 mile oval track.   The route is handicap and stroller accessible.   Dogs are permitted at the park on a leash. We ask that you please respect the property and clean up after your dog.     Event Schedule: Registration Begins at 8am      6/11/2017 Walk Begins at 9am    … Continue reading Brooklyn Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk Find out more »
Ongoing
$15

Rooftop Films: Trapped (Uncanny Short Films)

June 10 @ 8:00 pm - June 11 @ 1:00 am
Industry City,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Do you dare step into the world of the absurd? (pssst…you’re already here). $15 Online or at the Door 8:00 PM: Doors Open 8:30 PM: Live Music by Tropical Rock 9:00 PM: Films Begin 10:30 PM: After-Party Sponsored by Corona, Tanqueray and Fever Tree A program of stories most unusual: the meeting of a spaceman … Continue reading Rooftop Films: Trapped (Uncanny Short Films) Find out more »
9:00 am
40+

Party on Wheels

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The New York Transit Museum’s Lo-V subway cars are turning 100 and they’re having a Party on Wheels to celebrate! Bring the whole family to enjoy exclusive early access, breakfast and birthday cake, crafts and dancing, a conductor cab photo booth, model trains, face painting AND shuttle rides on the Museum’s 100-year-old train cars. Find out more »
9:30 am
$25

Rooftop Yoga

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Every week until September 17, 2017
Northern Territory,
12 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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The one-hour class will  overlook breathtaking views of the New York city skyline and will be led by everyone’s favorite yoga instructor, Kristin Calabria. Bring your own yoga mat and towel, though mats will be available to rent for $2   sign up for classes in the link below: https://www.surfyogabeer.com/events/   Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

June 11 @ 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 »

This Land Is…

June 11 @ 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 »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

June 11 @ 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

June 11 @ 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 »
FREE

Learn to Ride

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
McCarren Park,
Entrance on N. 12th Street, between Bedford Avenue & Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
Learn to Ride—Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time. With our safe, easy, effective method and experienced instructors, kids will learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bicycle. Most students get the hang of it … Continue reading Learn to Ride Find out more »

FAD Market Summer: The Invisible Dog

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 27, 2017
The Invisible Dog Art Center,
51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Discover new creative makers and handcrafted goods at FAD Market – a roving Fashion, Art and Design pop-up marketplace that moves seasonally to unique venues in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn. More than 50 makers will showcase handcrafted art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings. Rotating vendors and special activities check … Continue reading FAD Market Summer: The Invisible Dog Find out more »

Trinidad Noir: The Classics

June 11 @ 11:00 am
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration,
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Robert Antoni will appear in conversation with Tiphanie Yanique; this event is part of the WORD! Caribbean Book Festival Find out more »

Family Bowl

June 11 @ 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 »

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until October 22, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn,, United States
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Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. Find out more »

Breathing Space

June 11 @ 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 »

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

June 11 @ 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

June 11 @ 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

June 11 @ 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 »

Keepsake

June 11 @ 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 »
Free

Badass Brooklyn Summer Fest 2017

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
President Street (between 3rd Ave and Nevins),
493 President Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A fun street festival featuring 100+ adoptable dogs, as well as a Doggie Kissing Booth, Dog Agility Course, Puppy Photo Booth with Mobile Mutts, Hand Drawn Dog Portraits, “Ask the Vet” and “Ask the Trainer” booths, Pooch-inis from Shake Shack, Beer Specials & more. Please go to badassbrooklynanimalrescue.com to find how you can help save … Continue reading Badass Brooklyn Summer Fest 2017 Find out more »

Basketball Clinics

June 11 @ 12:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 27, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. ages 8-17 Find out more »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

June 11 @ 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 »
12:30 pm
$10

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: Michael Jackson Dance Party with DJ Cochon de Lait

June 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Each workshop is 60 minutes long and is specifically designed for children 7 and under, but all members of the family are welcome to this family show.     Find out more »
1:00 pm

Historic Trolley Tour

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until July 2, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, … Continue reading Historic Trolley Tour Find out more »

Rites of Spring

June 11 @ 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

June 11 @ 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

June 11 @ 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 »

The View from Here

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 16, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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A series of paintings referencing the historical and physical attributes of places visited by the artist, as well as the generations that have passed through them and the artist’s presence as a contemporary visitor.   Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

June 11 @ 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 »
$20 advanced via Resident Advisor or $30 at the door

Good Roof at Dobbin St

June 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Sunday until September 17, 2017
Good Roof at Dobbin Street,
64 Dobbin Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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May 29 – Holy Ghost! (DJ set) with JDH & Dave P (FIXED) June 11 – Psychemagik with Love Tempo (Justin Strauss & Billy Caldwell) June 25 – Joey Anderson with Kellam Matthews July 16 – Project Pablo with Paul Raffaele & Barbie Bertisch  July 30 – Nicky Siano with Timo Lee August 13 – Juan MacLean (DJ set) with Jacques Renault August 27 – … Continue reading Good Roof at Dobbin St Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

June 11 @ 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 »
6:00 pm
$10

Operation Wedding

June 11 @ 6:00 pm
The Shorefront YM-YWHA,
3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235 United States
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Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents plot to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB a few steps from boarding, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death; they never got on a plane. 45 years later, filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov reveals the compelling … Continue reading Operation Wedding Find out more »
7:30 pm

Brooklyn Equality Rally and Candlelight Vigil

June 11 @ 7:30 pm
Old Stone House,
336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Brooklyn Pride is organizing a rally and remembrance vigil to honor the lives lost at PULSE nightclub in Orlando one year ago.  The rally takes place on the field behind the Old Stone House in Brooklyn.  Everyone is invited to attend.   The schedule includes dynamic speakers, clergy, and supporters to talk about how to … Continue reading Brooklyn Equality Rally and Candlelight Vigil Find out more »
8:00 pm

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

June 11 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 31, 2017
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 »
8:30 pm
$15

2017 Brooklyn Film Festival

June 11 @ 8:30 pm
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Every day until June 11, 2017
Wythe Hotel,
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
For the festival, this will be a very special year. BFF is 20 years old and we all feel like celebrating! First of all, we want to celebrate our own film experience. Throughout the years, BFF has reviewed more than 30,000 projects and showed in competition roughly 2,000 films. We also want to celebrate the … Continue reading 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival Find out more »
10:00 pm
Free

Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations

June 11 @ 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 15, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Andrew Snyder presents 9 Meditations, a performative installation   9 Meditations pays tribute to the tradition of demonstration by way of performance. There is a long history of demonstration in the crafts–whether weaving, smithing or throwing–as a performance that shows the mastery of the craftsman’s skill. Find out more »
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