The Brooklyn / Montreal Art Exchange Opens this Weekend

A contemporary art event, Brooklyn / Montreal Art Exchange opens this weekend in Dumbo. Eight of Brooklyn’s leading art venues and 40 artists from the two cities make up the art exchange between Montreal and New York – two leading North American centers of today’s art.

In Dumbo:

Saturday, January 12, 2013 — Dumbo — A round-table discussion at A.I.R. Gallery hosted by Art Fag City’s Paddy Johnson Brooklyn / Montreal – Perspectives on the Art World will focus on the art institutions, cultural policies, practices and debates in Montreal and Brooklyn that have shaped and are shaping the world of today’s art at 2 pm, followed by opening receptions there, Causey Contemporary, and at Smack Mellon.

More information about the shows opening in Dumbo:

A.I.R. Gallery
When: January 11–February 3
Where: A.I.R. Gallery (111 Front Street, #228, Dumbo, Brooklyn)
Featuring the work of Barbara Siegel, Kathleen Schneider, Bang Geul Han, Aimée Burg, Julie Côté, Véronique Ducharme, Minna Pöllänen, and Catherine Tremblay.

Causey Contemporary
When: January 11–February 4
Where: Causey Contemporary (111 Front Street, #208, Dumbo, Brooklyn)
Featuring artists Melissa Murray and Patrick Bérubé.

Smack Mellon (This is Smack Mellon’s first exhibition opening
since Hurricane Sandy)
When: January 12–February 24
Where: Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn)
Featuring Janet Biggs’s “Arctic Money Shot” and Aude Moreau’s “Sugar Carpet.”

For full programming information, go to brooklynmontreal.com.