DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk 03July2008

The DUMBO 1st Thursday Gallery Walk on Thursday. DUMBO 1st Thursday features area galleries and artists’ studios, open from 5:30 to 8:30, on the first Thursday of each month. There is no admission fee – participating galleries are open to the public. Gallery receptions, neighborhood dining and bars, and live music add to the evening’s festivities:

July 3, 2008 First Thursday Participants include, but are not limited to the following list. Please check with each gallery to confirm that they will be open late on Thursday.

5+5 Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 210
Aswoon Gallery, 14 Jay St.
Brooklyn Arts Council, 111 Front St., Suite 218
Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation, 111 Front St.
DUMBO Arts Center, 30 Washington St.
GalleryQB, 163 Plymouth St.
Gloria Kennedy Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 222
Henry Gregg Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 226
Klompching Gallery, 111 Front St.
Melville House, 145 Plymouth St.
Nelson Hancock Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 204
Pochron Studios, 20 Jay St.
Powerhouse Books & Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St.
Pratt Institute, 111 Front St.
Rabbithole Studio, 33 Washington St.
Robert Wilson/rw Work Ltd, 111 Front St.
Safe-T Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 214
Smack Mellon, 93 Plymouth St. @ Washington Street
Spring, 126a Front St.
Tivoli Home, 111 Front St., 1st floor
Umbrage Gallery, 111 Front St.
VII DUMBO, 28 Jay St.
Wessel + O-Connor Fine Art, 111 Front St., Suite 200

Some highlights include:

Farmani Gallery
Dan Wynn, Fashion Photographs
July 3 – August 21, Wed-Sat 12-6pm, Sun 1-6pm
Opening reception: July 3, 5:30-8:30PM
Showcasing black and white fashion images from the late Dan Wynn.
111 Front Street, Suite 212, DUMBO Brooklyn, 718.578.4478
Pochron Studios
Inevitable Failure: the impossibility of desire
Thursday, July 3rd, 6-9pm
The Blood Dumpster Artists Collective presents: “Inevitable Failure: the impossibility of desire”, a multimedia group show exploring the fantasized and always unattainable desires from several young artists from across the country.
20 Jay Street, 11th Floor Ste. 1100, DUMBO Brooklyn, 718.237.1332 x 305
(Image credit: “Rhine Stone Cowboy” Jody Jock, 20×30, glicee print, 2008.)
Summer Salon Show
34 Artists From tART Women’s Art Group
July 3rd – August 1st
Opening reception Thursday, July 3rd, 5-9pm
Wed-Fri 6-8pm and by appointment through July 31
33 Washington Street, DUMBO Brooklyn, 718.852.1500

Special Prix Fixe Paella Dinner $25- Bibb lettuce salad with crispy garlic, olive oil, sherry vinegar & a splash of salt with your choice of Seafood or Vegetable Paella & Rioja.
(81 Washington Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn)

Low Bar, The Speakeasy below RICE
$4 cocktails at Low Bar til 10pm on 1st Thursdays
(81 Washington Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn)

Live Music, Fine Art, & Fine Dining at Superfine
(126 Front St., Dumbo, Brooklyn)