Welcome To DUMBO

Galleries, residencies, events, and openings, all on the Brooklyn waterfront.


DUMBO, a neighborhood located between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, is Brooklyn’s epicenter of art and creativity. Now the converted warehouses are home to many of Brooklyn’s most important artist residency programs and arts organizations, located alongside artists’ studios and workshops.
About DUMBO

Galleries

Photography to painting, street art to sculpture: DUMBO’s galleries bring the work of local, national, and international artists to the Brooklyn waterfront.

Robert Swain: Color as Color on view at MINUS SPACE, April 2017

Robert Swain: Color as Color on view at MINUS SPACE, April 2017.

Tracing a path along Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO’s galleries bring the work of local, national, and international artists to the Brooklyn waterfront with rotating exhibitions of emerging and established artists, special events, and performances.

DUMBO Galleries

Events

Happenings, performances, screening, and special events presented by DUMBO’s galleries, artist residency programs, and cultural organizations.

  1. Class, Special Event

    NYFA Fundraising Workshop in Mandarin

    NYFA

    May 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. First Thursday

    First Thursday Gallery Walk

    DUMBO, Brooklyn

    June 7, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Opening Reception

    David Galbraith: KENKEN GS SUITE

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    June 7, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  1. Class, Special Event

    NYFA Fundraising Workshop in Mandarin

    NYFA

    May 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. First Thursday

    First Thursday Gallery Walk

    DUMBO, Brooklyn

    June 7, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Opening Reception

    David Galbraith: KENKEN GS SUITE

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    June 7, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

See All Events

First Thursday Gallery Walk – The first Thursday of every month, the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons. Don’t miss it!

Exhibitions

DUMBO’s galleries bring the work of emerging and established artists to the Brooklyn waterfront.

  1. Exhibitions

    Sara Terry: Forgiveness & Conflict, Landscapes from Nelson Mandela’s South Africa

    United Photo Industries

    April 28 - May 26
  2. Exhibitions

    Ian Valentine: Passion Fruit

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    May 3 - May 31
  3. Exhibitions

    Michael Brennan: Late Spring

    MINUS SPACE

    May 5 - May 30
  4. Exhibitions

    R. J. Kern

    KLOMPCHING GALLERY

    May 10 - June 30
  5. Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

    Exhibitions

    Booklyn Historical Society Waterfront Exhibition

    Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

    May 14, 2018 - May 31, 2020
  6. Exhibitions

    David Galbraith: KENKEN GS SUITE

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    June 7 - June 30
  1. Exhibitions

    Sara Terry: Forgiveness & Conflict, Landscapes from Nelson Mandela’s South Africa

    United Photo Industries

    April 28 - May 26
  2. Exhibitions

    Ian Valentine: Passion Fruit

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    May 3 - May 31
  3. Exhibitions

    Michael Brennan: Late Spring

    MINUS SPACE

    May 5 - May 30
  4. Exhibitions

    R. J. Kern

    KLOMPCHING GALLERY

    May 10 - June 30
  5. Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

    Exhibitions

    Booklyn Historical Society Waterfront Exhibition

    Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

    May 14, 2018 - May 31, 2020
  6. Exhibitions

    David Galbraith: KENKEN GS SUITE

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP

    June 7 - June 30

Art + Community

DUMBO’s art scene is made more vibrant by the neighborhood cultural venues dedicated to providing exceptional arts programming and invaluable resources for the arts community.

Photo: Robert Banat