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About Art in General: Memory Forms 

Art in General is pleased to present "Memory Forms", a Summer Benefit group show celebrating our 35th anniversary. The presented works are available for purchase, donated by: alumni artists; prestigious galleries that share our mission to nurture artistic practice; selections from our highly sought-after Limited Editions; and established artists helping to support the next generation. Memory Forms explores notions of collective, institutional and personal memory. The exhibition will run from 6 July - 4 August. 

About MINUS SPACE: ON PAPER 

MINUS SPACE presents the summer group exhibition On Paper, highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of reductive abstraction and paper. The exhibition will feature a single work by seventeen established artists from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, and United Kingdom. The exhibition will be running from 9 July - 13 August. (Then by appointment only from August 14 – September 5).

About FRESH: Annual Summer Exhibition 

FRESH 2016 is co-curated by Darren Ching and W.M. Hunt, from an international call for submissions. Four new voices in photography are presented, with each photographer engaging with subject and medium in their own unique way. The exhibition will be held at the KLOMPCHING GALLERY from 13 July - 6 August.

About Gibney Dance at Brooklyn Bridge Park 

This summer, Gibney Dance is taking to the great outdoors for a series of events in Brooklyn Bridge Park. A group from Lower Manhattan, there's no better setting for them to showcase their talent, than against the stunning Manhattan sunset. In addition to Gibney Dance, other talented guests will be also be performing, as well as the opportunity for the audience to join in too. So come along, enjoy the scenery and be a part of the amazing dance community here in NYC! More information on the Brooklyn Bridge Park website.

About NYFA Gallery – Folk My Life 

Established in 2012, the Folk/Traditional Arts category is the Artist's’ Fellowship Programs’ newest offered discipline acknowledging the significant work contributed by artists that are self-taught or practicing within a cultural community or tradition. Infusing a contemporary narrative into their respective cultural traditions, these artists work in various methods that include willow basket weaving, intricate Chinese paper cuts and water colors, Haitian Vodou Bottle making and depictive hooked rugs. Video footage of performances include a marionette production from Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre founder, Vit Horejs, a Cantonese Opera-Sword Dance from Camille Yeung and music from Wang Guowei & Friends, a re-invention of

About Rush will take you to Funkytown! 

The gifted students of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Summer Session, a free program that provides underserved youth with exposure to the arts and opportunities to practice them, return to BBP for the second year in a row. As they did last summer, the students, known as Rush Kids and Teens, will spend a week designing and painting site-specific murals for the public entryway and Community Room in 99 Plymouth, located in BBP’s Main Street section. This year’s installation takes inspiration from the artwork of Xenobia Bailey as well as from the Park’s natural and manmade environments. Bailey, a New

About Brooklyn Flea 

Drop by for some amazing finds and good food!

About Yoga Class at Trunk 

Join TRUNK for a Yoga Workshop with Trina Morris, an educator and yoga-wellness expert. 15% off storewide for attending!  Contact info@trunkbrooklyn.com to RSVP

About Brooklyn Beach Bash 

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy invites you to join in a celebration of summer fun at Beach Bash! Enjoy music, games, and refreshments while wiggling your toes in the sand, all set to the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased from their website. Each includes two drink tickets and beach snacks. All proceeds go to the Conservancy's waterfront programming, which holds 500+ free events in Brooklyn Bridge Park. $35 in advance (recommended) $45 on the door (limited availability)  

About Live Music and Standup 

Come listen to live music and standup at DUMBO Kitchen.

About Summer Reading Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park 

Looking to escape the indoors of the library? Well now the library is being brought outdoors! Every Tuesday from 19th July - 9th August join the Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn Bridge Park as they read children's stories, sing songs and enjoy the East River breeze. To find out more, head to the Brooklyn Bridge Park website.

About DUMBO Farmer’s Market 

Down to Earth Markets joins the DUMBO BID every Wednesday for a farmer's market in the Pearl Street Triangle. Farm fresh veggies, locally raised meats, baked goods and specialty treats that use organic, local and sustainable practices right at your doorstep! The market is rain or shine. For an updated list of who's at the market & what's in season, as well as additional programming such as music, community events & textile recycling, check out the Farmer's Market page here.

About Light Year presents This Land Is Your Land 

LIGHT YEAR 16: THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND Single channel videos projected onto the Manhattan Bridge Thursday August 4 Dusk - 10pm In the Pearl Street Triangle (Anchorage Place & Pearl St.) DUMBO, Brooklyn Curated by Erin Joyce Projects Artists: Sama Alshaib, Basma Alsharif, Raven Chacon, Nicholas Galanin, Steven J. Yazzie “This Land is Your Land” is a six-film video installation that examines the dynamism of diasporic communities, the history of violence against diasporic individuals, and the profane abuse of assaultive power that manifests in governmental policies against immigrant or “unwanted” groups. The topic of this exhibition could not be

About ART-MART 

AHA presents ART-MART: A shop-able art gallery + marketplace featuring Samuel Amoia's "The Mineral Terrazzo" series and artwork from graphic artists around the world. Amoia has been named by VOGUE magazine as “One of the Young Interior Designers to Watch” and has most recently received the “Rising Talent” award by the prestigous Parisian Maison & Objet Fair. The "Mineral Terrazzo" series is made of 15 different mineral rocks from Brazil mixed with cream plaster. ART-MART also features a hand chosen selection of graphic artists discovered online by AHA's in-house team of curators. Attendees can purchase the "print-on-demand" art, which comes

About Barbara Listenik: Taking Flight 

'Taking Flight' is a Memorial Exhibition and Celebration of the Life and Work of painter, illustrator, muralist and children's book author, Barbara Listenik. The opening reception will be 4th August, at Gallery GAIA.

About Made in NY Media Center – Expanded Cinema 

The Expanded Cinema August 2016 Showcase brings 8 of the works from the NYU’s Interactive Telecommunication Program’s 2015 Big Screens class to the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. Curated by Todd Bryant and Ryan Uzilevsky and featuring additional works by guest video artists from the Expanded Cinema East Collective, August’s show brings its pixel origami to DUMBO for a month-long engagement. The opening reception will be held 4th August, with artists in attendance. Free beer and wine included!

About NYFA Gallery – Folk My Life 

Established in 2012, the Folk/Traditional Arts category is the Artist's’ Fellowship Programs’ newest offered discipline acknowledging the significant work contributed by artists that are self-taught or practicing within a cultural community or tradition. Infusing a contemporary narrative into their respective cultural traditions, these artists work in various methods that include willow basket weaving, intricate Chinese paper cuts and water colors, Haitian Vodou Bottle making and depictive hooked rugs. Video footage of performances include a marionette production from Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre founder, Vit Horejs, a Cantonese Opera-Sword Dance from Camille Yeung and music from Wang Guowei & Friends, a re-invention of

About Malcolm A Davis II at Mouth Indie Spirits & Wine Gallery 

International artist MalcolmNYC creates hypnotic imagery epitomizing our commonality and interconnectivity in triumph. He masterfully weaves and collages decadent imagery collected from print material world wide with gold and silver foils on canvas, walls & even street wear! Malcolm is the revival of Klimt, inspired by street art he exemplifies the modern with a delicate and timeless breath. This special collection of works draws inspiration from the beautiful and sometimes eerily painted dolls found in the small Colombian town of Ipiales. They’re part of a collection of works designed to stimulate a higher sense of connectedness beyond the invisible boundaries

About August First Thursday 

DUMBO's First Thursday Gallery Walk is August 4, and we've got your guide to the robust line-up of openings, performances and cultural activity right here! This month, be sure to check out xxxx Plus, projected onto the Manhattan Bridge, Light Year will present “This Land is Your Land” curated by Kyoko Sato. This month’s collection of videos examines the dynamism of diasporic communities, the history of violence against diasporic individuals, and the profane abuse of assaultive power that manifests in governmental policies against immigrant or “unwanted” groups.  Projections start at dusk in Pearl Street Triangle and continue until 10pm. Under the Archway #LiveAtTheArchway is bringing out Madame

About Christopher Tennant: Drones 

Drones by Christopher Tennant is the inaugural exhibition on display at the newly opened BLACKBARN Shop. Inspired by the golden age of Victorian taxidermy, Tennant’s illuminated cases have been featured in the Wall Street Journal and leading art and design boutiques around the world. Built in his Long Island studio, the interiors reveal whimsical scenes from the natural world and freeze moments in time. The centerpiece of the show, Drones, 2016, consists of three illuminated and mirror-lined 30” x 36” cherry wood cases containing 47 Horseshoe Crab carapaces collected on Cape Cod. In his off hours, Tennant is the editor in

About Movies with a View 

The famous summer series Movies with a View is back for another year, and is not to be missed! Every Thursday, Brooklyn Bridge Park brings together thousands of movie-goers amongst the stunning backdrop of the Manhattan skyline to watch some all-time classics. They'll be movies to make you laugh, cry and jump out of your seat! What better way is there to spend a warm summer's evening in New York? The line-up this season is: 14th July - Harold And Kumar Go To White Castle 21st July - Purple Rain 28th July - It Happened One Night 4th August - American Graffiti

About Exhibition: Stolen Moments in New York 

James Falciano is a fine artist and illustrator currently based in New York City. This August, come along to Superfine restaurant to view his latest collection: Stolen Moments in New York "This series takes the viewer on a journey around my home, New York City. I aimed here to capture a sense of personal interaction with the city, as well as to depict quiet contemplative moments within the hustle and bustle of urban spaces. Some of the works have figures, some merely hint at human existence by focusing on lighted windows of buildings. I have striven to transform the mundane

About Recess Olympic Games 

Recess DUMBO know that sometimes, parents need recess too! So, every other Friday Recess holds an evening for kids aged 2.5 – 6 years to have fun without their parents around. Go out and enjoy dinner, drinks or some much deserved ‘me-time’, while your kids get fed, wired, then tired while they socialize with friends, play and enjoy a themed activity or movie! Friday 12th August is the turn of Recess Olympic Games! Get your training in because they'll be competitions for the gold, silver and bronze medals! Drop off events are between 5:30pm – 8:30pm. There is limited space available, so RSVP is required.

About The Conference (Malmo) Presents: Exploring Alternative Futures 

The Made In NY Media Center is honored to partner up with “The Conference,” an annual event in Malmo, Sweden  about digital development, to bring to you two guest speakers. John Ryan, Director of Interaction Design for Local Projects will present his talk on “Designing the Future Through The Past,” while Angela Oguntala, the closing keynote of The Conference, will be delivering her talk, “Exploring Alternative Futures,“ via livestream directly from Sweden.

About Live at the Archway: M.A.K.U Soundsystem 

"Punk, funk and jazz via Afro-Colombia and Queens: that's the driving and gritty energy of M.A.K.U. Sound system."–Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR