10/29/18 3:17pm


Hello artists! Don’t let this deadline slip you: Smack Mellon, the cool DUMBO-based art gallery, is accepting applications for their artist program until November 2.

What is the program? And, what do you get? The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space accessible 24/7 and a fellowship (dependent on funding). The program runs for an eleven-month period from June to May. Artists also have access to shared facilities that include: a state-of-the-art digital production lab, MAC work stations, scanners, photo printers, wi-fi, a fabrication shop and tools, hand tools, welding equipment, and more.

Note: Artists who are accepted into the program must be prepared to actively use their studio a minimum of 50 hours a month or they will lose it.

Deadline: 11/2

Apply here.

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

09/25/18 2:54pm

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Wednesday 9/26

Book Launch: Stray by Tanya Marquardt — in convo w/ Wei Tchou @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm-9pm, more info

Thursday 9/27

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 3-5pm, FREE, more info

Dormancia – NY Book Release @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (141 Front St), 7pm-10pm, FREE, more info

Book Launch & Reading: Who Will Speak for America? @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm-9pm, FREE, more info

Friday 9/28

Plant a tree day @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 10am-12pm, FREE, more info

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

DUMBO DROP 2018: A Block Party on Washington Street @ Dumbo, Brooklyn, 4pm-9pm, FREE, more info

Carribean Skate Night Party @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Rollerskating (150 Furman St, Pier 2), 7pm, $10+, more info

Saturday 9/29

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

Green Team Clean Up @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 10am-12pm, FREE, more info

Kayaking @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 2), 10am-2pm, FREE, more info

Riverhead Pop-Up Reading Room: Banned Books Week @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Greenway Terrace), 1pm-4pm, FREE, more info

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1-5pm, FREE, more info

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

Open Studios @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 6pm-11pm, FREE, more info

Poetry Spoken Word Night @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Granite Prospect), 5:30pm-7pm, FREE, more info

Cities Outside Sentences @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (141 Front St), 7pm-9pm, FREE, more info

Unpublishable @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm-10pm, FREE, more info

Sunday 9/30

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

Kayak Polo @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

Autumn Festival @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 12pm-5pm, FREE, more info

St. Francis Men’s Soccer Game @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 5), 1-3pm, FREE, more info

Monday 10/1

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

Tuesday 10/2

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 3-5pm, FREE, more info

NYRR Open Run @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 6), 6:30-8:30pm, FREE, more info

Book Launch: Liveblog by Megan Boyle — w/ special guest readers! @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm-9pm, FREE, more info

Wednesday 10/3

Coastal Cleanup @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 1), 10am-12pm, FREE, more info

08/08/18 10:30am

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Wednesday 8/8

Book Launch: If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm, FREE, more info

Animation Night @ WeWork (81 Prospect St), 8-10pm, FREE, more info

Thursday 8/9

Live at the Archway: Brasil Summerfest presents Tiê @ Dumbo Archway (155 Water St), 6pm, FREE, more info

Wayne’s World @ Movies With A View at Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 7-11pm, FREE, more info

Friday 8/10

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

Old School vs. New School Skating @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating (Pier 2, 150 Furman St), 7-10:30pm, $10, more info

Saturday 8/11

Kayaking @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 2), 10am-2pm, FREE, more info

Tennis clinic @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 11am-1pm, FREE, more info

Dumbo Food Tour @ Washington St & Front St, 12-3pm, $35+, more info

Laugh Back: Reading @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 4-6pm, FREE, more info

WORDS ARE MAGIC @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (141 Front St), 7pm, FREE, more info

Ungallery (Columbia MFA reading) @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7pm, FREE, more info

Sunday 8/12

Standard Wormwood Tasting @ Brooklyn Flea Dumbo (Water St), 10am-5pm, FREE, more info

Zumba class @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 4pm, FREE, more info

M Shanghai @ Superfine (126 Front St), 6-8pm, FREE, more info

Monday 8/13

Books Beneath the Bridge @ Granite Steps at Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 7-8pm, FREE, more info

07/17/18 11:27am

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Wednesday 7/18

Brooklyn & Dumbo Walking Tour @ Lower Manhattan, 10am-12:30pm, $25, more info

Women in Tech Panel: Tech as Social Justice @ WeWork Dumbo (81 Prospect St), 6:30pm, FREE, more info

Thursday 7/19

Inner Course Performances @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 1-6pm, FREE, more info

Live at the Archway: Michael Blume @ Dumbo Archway (155 Water St), 6pm, FREE, more info

Speed Legal Consultations & Networking Social @ WeWork Dumbo (81 Prospect St), 6pm, FREE, more info

Kung Fu Panda 2 @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 6pm, FREE, more info

Women’s Only Coding Session @ WeWork Dumbo (81 Prospect St), 6:30pm, FREE, more info

Book Launch: The Evolution of Goddess by Emma Mildon @ Powerhouse (28 Adams St), 7pm, FREE, more info

Friday 7/20

JA Sandal Co Trunk Show @ Glam Expressway (145 Front St), 1-5pm, FREE, more info

Inner Course Performances @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 1-6pm, FREE, more info

Saturday 7/21

Kayaking @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 2), 10am-2pm, FREE, more info

Vision Boards: Setting Intentions and Following Through @ Dumbo (155 Water St), 10am-4pm, $125, more info

Tennis clinic @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 11am-1pm, FREE, more info

Come Out & Play @ Dumbo Archway (155 Water St), 1-10pm, FREE, more info

Inner Course Performances @ Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth St), 1-6pm, FREE, more info

La Vieille Modele presents A Night of Paradise @ Automatic Studios (52 Bridge St), 5-11pm, $20+, more info

Sunday 7/22

Kayaking @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 2), 10am-2pm, FREE, more info

Standard Wormwood Tasting @ Brooklyn Flea Dumbo (Water St), 10am-5pm, FREE, more info

The Haggard Kings @ Superfine (126 Front St), 12pm, FREE, more info

Zumba class @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (334 Furman St), 4pm, FREE, more info

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Tuesday 2/20

Brooklyn Book Launches @ Powerhouse (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE, more info

Dumbo Innovators meet-up: Narratively @ Made in NY Media Center (30 John Street), 6:30pm, FREE, networking, Q+A, Free Beer and Tacos, more info.

Wednesday 2/21

Essential Lightroom @ BKC (33 Washington Street), 6PM, $175-$250, buy tix.

Book Launch: The Invention of Ana @ Powerhouse (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE, brimming with youthful brio and irresistible humor. this story chronicles a young man’s friendship with a most peculiar artist, more info

Thursday 2/22

The Dreamers: A Photo Exhibit @ C.A.N.V.A.S (145 Front Street), 6pm, FREE, a photo exhibit featuring West Indian DACA from the Caribbean, more info

Book Launch: New York Breaks Your Heart @ Powerhouse (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE, This book of photos reveals ordinary New Yorkers at their most peaceful, joyful, distracted, anxious, expressive, and at their most fleeting — bringing the texture of the city to vivid life, more info  (more…)