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Anne Peabody

December 30, 2018
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Every day until January 4, 2019
Main Window,
One Main Street, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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A site specific installation by Anne Peabody. Find out more »
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Empathy

December 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - December 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 30, 2018
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In an increasingly polarized political climate, empathy has proven to be a challenging emotion to conjure for many Americans. Both the public and its leaders seem to show little interest in understanding the viewpoints and experiences of others across the divide. The disruptive rhetoric of the current administration, and of media pundits, has only exacerbated … Continue reading Empathy Find out more »

Empathy

December 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - December 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 30, 2018
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In an increasingly polarized political climate, empathy has proven to be a challenging emotion to conjure for many Americans. Both the public and its leaders seem to show little interest in understanding the viewpoints and experiences of others across the divide. The disruptive rhetoric of the current administration, and of media pundits, has only exacerbated … Continue reading Empathy Find out more »
8:00 am

Pondlife

December 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 31, 2019
Brooklyn Botanic Garden,
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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a multimedia exhibition by scientist and filmmaker Sally Warring, combines art and biology in an exploration of the microbial communities in the ponds and waterways at the Garden. Microbes live in every environment on Earth, from the Artic to the Amazon to your local park’s duck pond. They produce around half the world’s oxygen, degrade waste, … Continue reading Pondlife Find out more »

Johannah Herr: Your Comfort is Attended by Permanent Violence

December 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until January 20, 2019
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Using cut vinyl and wall paint, Johannah Herr’s monumental text-based murals simultaneously create a dazzling surface of metallic and glitter elements that seduces viewers into engaging in the polarizing discussions of these urgent issues, from women’s rights to climate justice and the value of Black lives. The embedded text—“YOUR COMFORT IS ATTENDED BY PERMANENT VIOLENCE”—wraps across … Continue reading Johannah Herr: Your Comfort is Attended by Permanent Violence Find out more »
10:00 am

Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until June 30, 2019
New York Aquarium,
Surf Avenue & West 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
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Explore the coral reef, wander through a shipwreck, and peer over the Hudson Canyon. More than 115 species including sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, and loggerhead sea turtles live in this state-of-the-art exhibit. Find out more »

Happy Zoo Year

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 30, 2018
Prospect Park Zoo,
450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11225 United States
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Science experiments based on the exciting things WCS researchers are doing around the world to make our planet a better place for wildlife. Find out more »

Holiday Pop Up at the Park Slope Farmers Market

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until September 29, 2019
Down to Earth Park Slope Farmers Market,
296 4th Street, on 4th Street off 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
For one day only, Down to Earth Markets will bring together a selection of our favorite local crafts and artisan spirits makers for a pop-up within the farmers market. Get ready for holiday entertaining and gift giving and support local makers all in one fun shopping event. The Park Slope Farmers Market is open on … Continue reading Holiday Pop Up at the Park Slope Farmers Market Find out more »

Penelope Umbrico: MONUMENT

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 20, 2019
Gallery at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place), Brooklyn, United States
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Penelope Umbrico‘s MONUMENT explores the monolithic state of current technologies in relation to their obsolescence. Umbrico begins with the idea that all technologies – including the electronics we use at home and in the workplace – are in effect “black boxes” whose contents are largely incomprehensible to end users. Although we tend to think of screens as invisible … Continue reading Penelope Umbrico: MONUMENT Find out more »

Rose Nestler: Gymnasia

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 20, 2019
Project Room at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Gymnasia is an installation by Brooklyn-based artist Rose Nestler in the Project Room of BRIC House. The exhibition includes Nestler’s oversized textile reinterpretations of ancient prize amphorae and a multi-channel video installation that places costumed dancers, gymnasts and wrestlers amidst large scale fabric trophies moving to the sound of a hypnotic and syncopated chorus of commentators. Find out more »

Navigating New York

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 8, 2019
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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New York’s transportation history happened in phases, from early ships, trains and passenger ferries to more modern subways, trains, buses and cars. Transportation maps highlight the story of New York’s growth through the increasingly connected transportation system. Indeed, mass transit helped make the greater New York region what it is today. Navigating New York draws on the … Continue reading Navigating New York Find out more »

Underground Heroes: New York Transit In Comics

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 17, 2019
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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New York’s rich visual vernacular is a colorful setting for illustrated stories, so it comes as no surprise that our iconic transportation system plays a starring role in comics and graphic novels. Drawing on satirical cartoons, comic strips and comic books from the 19th through the 21st centuries, Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics is a raucous ride through … Continue reading Underground Heroes: New York Transit In Comics Find out more »
11:00 am

Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine

December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The Brooklyn Museum highlights the work of four Brooklyn artists with Something to Say, a yearlong activation of the Museum’s public spaces emphasizing the institution’s important role as a place for civic discourse. Bringing together existing works and new, site-specific commissions by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas, Something to Sayexplores … Continue reading Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine Find out more »

Syria, Then and Now: Stories From Refugees a Century Apart

December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 13, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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features highlights from the museum’s collection of thirteenth century Syrian ceramics alongside work by the contemporary Arab artists Ginane Makki Bacho, Issam Kourbaj, and Mohamed Hafez. The juxtaposition between these works highlights the ongoing struggle to find home during tumultuous times and the commonalities between refugees throughout history. Syria, Then and Now: Stories from Refugees a … Continue reading Syria, Then and Now: Stories From Refugees a Century Apart Find out more »
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the Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents the Family Concert

December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until December 30, 2018
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a weekly family concert series providing kids and parents a place to inspire creativity through music across the country. Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, … Continue reading the Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents the Family Concert Find out more »

Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations

December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 28, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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South Korean artist Kwang Young Chun combines hundreds of paper-wrapped parcels to create sculptural compositions, called Aggregations, that look like crystal formations, asteroids, or the surface of the moon. The Aggregations are simultaneously Space Age and nostalgic, beautiful and violent, powerful and fragile. They draw on the artist’s training in abstract painting as well as memories of his … Continue reading Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations Find out more »
12:00 pm

The Business of Brooklyn: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 31, 2019
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition exploring the past 100 years of business in the borough. The story spans booming factories, family shops, iconic innovation, and labor struggles. The exhibition showcases images and objects from companies large and small that thrived in Brooklyn, including Domino Sugar, Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Schaefer Beer, Drake Bakeries, Abraham & Straus, Gage & Tollner, and … Continue reading The Business of Brooklyn: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Find out more »

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 31, 2019
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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As they watched the Trump administration’s Muslim ban and subsequent restraining orders move closer to the Supreme Court, outgoing Teen Council Members identified immigration as the timely and broad topic for 2018. In responding to their mandate, 2018 Council Members analyzed how concepts of “us” and “them” lead to stereotypes of immigrants and considered how … Continue reading Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life Find out more »

WHEN DOES A PLACE BECOME HOME?

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday until January 27, 2019
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
45 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A PHOTO EXHIBITION inspired by THE JUNGLE Produced and Curated by St. Ann’s Warehouse Find out more »

Empathy

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 30, 2018
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In an increasingly polarized political climate, empathy has proven to be a challenging emotion to conjure for many Americans. Both the public and its leaders seem to show little interest in understanding the viewpoints and experiences of others across the divide. The disruptive rhetoric of the current administration, and of media pundits, has only exacerbated … Continue reading Empathy Find out more »
3:00 pm

Metal Yoga

December 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until January 27, 2019
The Cobra Club,
6 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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WITH SASKIA THODE Metal Yoga is not just a vinyasa class. You will move and breathe while listening to your favorite bands. Salute to the moon and connect to the dead, raise your metal mantras, and offer your practice to the darkness, and most importantly have some fun during your practice. The intention of the … Continue reading Metal Yoga Find out more »

Martin McQuade’s Resolutions for the New Year

December 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Circles,
6931 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Pianist Pete Sokolow will accompany me on upbeat suggestions such as Let’s Start the New Year Right, There’ll Be Some Changes Made, Accentuate The Positive, Count Your Blessing, Make Someone Happy, Why Don’t You Do Right, Let’s Take an Old Fashioned Walk, Sing You Sinners and Count Your Blessings. Find out more »
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