Tonight, on December 2nd, the waterfront neighborhood of DUMBO will welcome art lovers and fun seekers to First Thursday, a monthly gallery walk where gallery spaces celebrate the vivacious New York art scene that has become a cultural hallmark for this Brooklyn neighborhood. Exhibitions, interactive installations, artist talks, a panel discussion, and opening receptions at local galleries comprise this month’s First Thursday on Thursday, December 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Following the gallery walk is the American premier of Kneehigh Theatre Company’s production of The Red Shoes at St Ann’s Warehouse, and live jazz music at Superfine bar & restaurant.
This month’s highlights include: An artist talk with Otto Neals and Emmett Wigglesworth, two iconic Brooklyn artists who will be discussing their life’s work at the BAC Gallery, Brooklyn Arts Council; Opening Reception for artist Judith Nilson at Henry Gregg Gallery premiering a set of her richly-pigmented and finely-detailed paintings and drawings; “Re-enactors” at Klompching GalleryKlompching Gallery featuring a solo exhibition of contemporary photography by British artist Jim Naughten; and a panel discussion at powerHouse Arena for the children’s book Book Maker’s Dozen, featuring thirteen leading children’s book illustrators who will be presenting and discussing their work.
Check gallery websites for updates.
A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 228
Amos Eno Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 202
Brooklyn Arts Council, 111 Front St., Suite 218
Caption Gallery, 55 Washington St., Suite 802
Cave Canem, 20 Jay St.
Central Booking, 111 Front St., Suite 214
Collective Consciousness NYC, 10 Jay St.
DUMBO Arts Center, 30 Washington St.
Farmani Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 212
Giacobetti Paul Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 220
Henry Gregg Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 226
Klompching Gallery, 111 Front St.
Kris Graves Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 224
Magasin Totale, 10 Jay St., Suite 724
Melville House, 145 Plymouth St.
Mighty Tanaka Gallery, 68 Jay St., Suite 416
NY Studio Residency Program, 20 Jay St.
One Arm Red, 10 Jay St.
Powerhouse Books & Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St.
Pratt Institute Photo Seniors, 20 Jay St.
Rabbithole Studio, 33 Washington St.
Randall Scott Gallery, 111 Front St., Suite 204
Smack Mellon, 93 Plymouth St. @ Washington Street
Spring, 126a Front St.
Umbrage Gallery, 111 Front St.
VII Photo, 28 Jay St.