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.


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

  1. Performance

    Aliza Shvarts: Hotline

    A.I.R. Gallery

    September 1, 2020 - January 23, 2021
  2. Performance

    Presidential Alert

    Smack Mellon

    January 23, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Digital Event, Talk

    2020 Van Lier Fellow Presentation: Our Town in Topaz with Miranda Cornell

    Asian American Arts Alliance

    January 27, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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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!


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

  1. Exhibitions

    Davina Semo: Reverberation

    Brooklyn Bridge Park

    August 20, 2020 - April 18, 2021
  2. Exhibitions

    Krista Svalbonass


    October 24, 2020 - February 27, 2021
  3. Exhibitions

    Odette England: Love Notes + Other Works


    October 24, 2020 - February 27, 2021
  4. Exhibitions

    Martin Parr: World Tour

    Janet Borden, Inc.

    December 19, 2020 - January 30, 2021
  5. Exhibitions

    We Wear the Mask

    Higher Pictures Generation

    December 21, 2020 - February 27, 2021
  6. Exhibitions, Online & In-Person

    Black Lives Matter in Cuba

    Cuban Art Space

    January 9 - March 27