10/04/18 5:36pm

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Thursday 10/4

Dumbo First Thursday Gallery Walk @ Dumbo, 6-8pm, FREE, more info

Artist Talk: Paula Wilson & Luisa Caldwell @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 6-8pm, FREE, more info

NYSCA NYFA Artist Fellowship Application Seminar in Brooklyn @ NYFA (20 Jay St, Ste 740), 6-7:30pm, FREE, more info

Friday 10/5

Free Admission Skating @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating (Pier 2, 150 Furman St), 3:30-6pm, FREE, more info

Pink the Rink – Breast Cancer Fundraiser! @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating (Pier 2, 150 Furman St), 7-10:30pm, $10+, more info

Saturday 10/6

Brooklyn Bridge Run Tour @ City Hall Park at Chambers St (NYC), 8am-9:30am, more info

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

Sunday 10/7

New York Transit Museum’s 25th Annual Bus Festival @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 10am-4pm, FREE, more info

Iki Kimono @ Brooklyn Flea (80 Pearl St), 10am-5:30pm, FREE entry, more info

Brooklyn Nets 2nd Annual Practice in the Park @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

Country & Bluegrass brunch with Paisley Fields @ Superfine (126 Front St), 12-3pm, more info

Book Launch: Blanket Fort by Grackle + Pigeon @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 1:30-3pm, FREE, more info

02/02/18 1:55pm

The crowd was captivated by the stunning visuals at the Made in NY Media Center

Last Night, Dumbo turned out for the first after-hours art crawl of the new year. Participating galleries stayed open til 8pm offering a visual feast as well as a little light fare. Artists and makers were on hand to discuss their work, and welcome viewers into their studio spaces. We got in on the fun and snapped a few pics of the exciting work on view. Check out photos below!  (more…)

02/01/18 5:17pm

Hey Dumbo, welcome to February! Here’s what’s on tap this week.

Thursday 2/1

First Thursday Gallery Walk @ participating galleries, 6pm, FREE, More Info

A Party in Honor of St. Valentine @ Thea Grant Shop (63-b Pearl Street), 5pm, FREE, swing by for bubbles, live music, entertainment and a heart for all your valentines, more info

Poetry’s Musical Bloodline @ Cave Canem (20 Jay Street 310-A), 6:30pm, $10, a master class exploring the historic connections between music and poetry, with particular interest in music of the African diaspora, more info  (more…)

02/01/18 3:01pm
First Thursday via Art in Dumbo

First Thursday via Art in Dumbo

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…)

01/17/17 3:00pm

If you’re in search of an evening to take in some cool art displays, check out the Dumbo First Thursday Gallery Walk.

Dumbo’s art galleries are open to the public later than usual on the first Thursday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. The galleries have special events and receptions for participants on the walk, and area restaurants and bars offer deals and discounts.

The event allows Dumbo to show off its arts community, an important part of Dumbo for decades. Artists began to move in after the deindustrialization of the area in the 1970s, and even after the neighborhood’s transformation in the past decade or so, many still continue to work or live in the area.