1st Thursdays DUMBO Gallery Walk is tonight in Dumbo Brooklyn from 6pm. Also, a few select events happening around the neighborhood below:
1) Tara Dixon Art Exhibition at Journey Dumbo
Journey is proud to feature local artist Tara Dixon for our first Art Opening. Please visit us when attending Dumbo’s first Thursday Gallery Walk from 6 to 9pm March 4, 2010.
72 Front St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
2) Harinezumi Video Art Screening Night
Thursday, March 4, in conjunction with the 1st Thursday DUMBO Gallery Walk, the powerHouse Arena and Powershovel present a special curated Harinezumi video art screening night!
Featuring works produced with the digital Harinezumi 2 video camera, avilable now at our Powershovel Pop-Up Shop or online boutique.
Huge simultaneous projections, music and complimentary beverages will be provided 7—8:30PM. No rsvp required.
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
3) Ignite NYC
Thursday, March 4, 2010, DOORS: 6:30pm ($10.00 donation) | SHOW: 7:45PM
Galapagos Art Space Dumbo (galapagosartspace.com)
16 Main Street, Brooklyn NY
In talks that are exactly five minutes long, Ignite NYC presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. Ignite NYC VIII goes global to join O’Reilly’s Global Ignite Week. from March 1-5, 2010, 50+ Ignites will take place in cities around the world. Upwards of 10,000 entrepreneurs, technologists, DIYers, creative professionals, and enthusiastic knowledge-seekers will gather in local pubs, theaters, and other convivial venues for an evening that is a unique blend of networking, information, and fun, encapsulated in the Ignite motto: “Enlighten us, but make it quick.” www.ignitenyc.org
4) Original Picture Book Art Exhibition
March 2010 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION:
Brooklyn Honors Local Artists and Literature.
6 Author-Illustrators, 3 Bookstores and a Gallery.
Opening Reception March 4, 6-8pm
Superfine, 126 Front Street, Dumbo Brooklyn
Original Picture Book Art Exhibition – Selina Alko, Miriam Cohen, Pat Cummings, Melanie Hope Greenberg, Aileen Leijten, Meghan McCarthy. Books will be available for autographing. *Miss Brooklyn 2009, Keelie Sheridan is joining us*
Celebrating Brooklyn’s professional women who leave an historical record in the field of children’s literature and the merchants who bring their books to the community.
* ALL EVENTS ARE FREE *ALL EVENTS ARE CHILD FRIENDLY
Book Court * Greenlight Books * P.S. Bookshop * Superfine.
A part of Dumbo’s First Thursday Art Walk open gallery night
5) Brooklyn Filmmakers Meet Up
Co-hosted by Brooklyn Arts Council and IFP
Thursday, March 4, 6-8pm
BAC Gallery, 111 Front Street, Suite 218, Dumbo
Calling all Brooklyn filmmakers for our first Meet Up event of 2010. Meet and mingle with local filmmakers at BAC Gallery, drink free beer from Kelso Brewery, and learn about the programs and support available for filmmakers through IFP and Brooklyn Arts Council. And while you’re here, be sure to check out all the great gallery openings and cultural events going on in the neighborhood for Dumbo 1st Thursdays.
Scene: Brooklyn’s spring Filmmakers Meet Up, co-hosted by IFP, this Thursday from 6-8pm at BAC Gallery. This is also your opportunity to see the exhibition Glitch Generation after hours during Dumbo 1st Thursday.