It’s that time of the month again, DUMBO! Get psyched for tonight’s First Thursday Gallery Walk. On the first Thursday of every month, Dumbo’s galleries stay open late for openings, artists’ talks and live performances. We’ve got the rundown of highlights and participating spaces. (more…)
Happy New Year, Dumbo! If you’re looking for some fun ways to get 2018 started, we’ve got the picks of the week right here.
LIGHT YEAR 33: Textural Psychedelia @ Pearl Street Triangle (Water and Pearl Streets), 6pm, FREE,Video Art Exhibit projected onto the Manhattan Bridge, More info
“Abortion” Opening Reception @ A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 6pm, FREE,This exhibition will feature over 70 artists who were given the opportunity to create work expressing their rage, acceptance, sorrow, ambivalence, and thoughts on abortion hoping to make an important contribution to our collective history. More infoKathleen Supové premieres “In the Deep Heart’s Core” @ Fulton Ferry Landing, 8pm, $20-$40. Buy Tix
Book Launch: How to Stop Feeling Like Shit by Andrea Owen @ POWERHOUSE @ the Archway (28 Adams Street), 6pm, FREE, No-punches-pulled advice to women who want to stop undermining their own happiness once and for all, RSVPRookie on Love @ Books are Magic (225 Smith Street), 5pm, FREE,Join us for a celebration of this new anthology with Tavi Gevinson and contributors including Hilton Als, Amy Rose Spiegel,
Diamond Sharp, Laia Garcia, Jazmine Hughes, Tova Benjamin, Danielle Henderson, Annie Mok, and Emma Straub! More infoThe Beginning Choice @ A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 1pm, FREE, a public performance by Parastoo Ahoon. More info
1 Day Workout: Camera Warm-Up! @ BKC (33 Washington Street), 11am, $84-$120, In five hours we’ll help you forge a friendship with your digital camera, exploring its vital features and demystifying the buttons and dials that trip common users up. From controlling exposure to getting a handle on autofocus, we’ll unpack these tech-heavy tools in a simple and straightforward manner. Buy tixThe Harvard Krokodiloes Benefit Concert @ The River Café (1 Water Street), 12pm, $300, The Harvard Krokodiloes will have their first ever performance at the River Café for a concert and brunch on Sunday, January 7th. The concert will benefit the prestigious and historic Dodge Y, originally founded as the Brooklyn Central YMCA in 1853. Buy TixYouth Night @ Superfine (126 Front Street), 7pm, NO COVER, Sunday Night Jazz and Americana series celebrates the young musicians from our Dumbo community to bring in the new year with a triple bill. More infoWith Women Workshop: Reproductive Self Determination and Autonomous Women’s Health-Care @ A.I.R Gallery (155 Plymouth Street), 2pm, FREE. More info
2×24 @ Museum Quality NYC (59 Pearl Street), By Appointment, Catch the last day of Chantal Meng and
Moritz Lehner’s exhibit 2×24: 48 Images, 2 Time Zones, 6:00am ≠ 1:00am, London, New York. More info
After Work Pizza Party @ Lady’s (572 Fulton Street), 5pm, FREE, RSVP
Two Trees Management recently helped four local galleries relocate to storefront locations along Plymouth Street and the former Galapagos Art Space building (on the corner of Main Street and Water Street). If it’s been a while since you immersed yourself in the local art scene, here’s a list of some other Dumbo art galleries to check out.
This cutting-edge contemporary photography gallery has called Dumbo home since 2007. Over the years, Klompching has showcased an impressive roster of artists, including Simon Roberts, John Blakemore, and Helen Sear.