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Drink + Draw: Abstract Landscapes with Sally Novak

July 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. Turn your favorite landscapes into provocative, abstract compositions! In this fun and educational session with Sally Novak, you will work with fluid abstraction to learn about genre, place and scale, and color and light to create form. Work from personal subject matter and/or photos of your favorite places to create a masterpiece in acrylic paint that you can hang proudly in your…

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Performing Outdoors: How to Bring Your Art to Parks, Plazas, and Streets

July 27, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, 11201
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This webinar (free with RSVP!) is designed to support individual artists and event producers in New York City looking to create and perform outdoors. Accessible from anywhere you have internet access, the presentation will provide insights into the opportunities and challenges when performing outdoors.

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Drink + Draw: Personalized Word + Letter Art with Jaimie Walker

July 28, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. Join artist Jaimie Walker as she takes you through her creative process to make your own text POP! This session will explore the depths of layering, paint washes, and the power of detail. Bring your imagination and a few important-to-you words and leave with a treasure of your own. Note: Check-in is at 5:30 PM. Advance registration encouraged. Workshops are designed for…

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Drink + Draw: Drag Figure Drawing with Zacrilegious

August 4, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. Sip and sketch outdoors this summer with a live figure drawing session led by artist and drag performer, Zacrilegious, open to all levels! Celebrate the art of figure drawing and drag in a special session featuring live drag models showcasing the talent in the local drag community. Drag models will be serving looks while posing at various lengths, ranging from 30 seconds…

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Drink + Draw: Figure Drawing

August 11, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. Jump into your journey of learning about drawing people and develop confidence in your sketches and created compositions with the guidance of Creatively Wild Art Studio art teachers! We’ll explore classical principle techniques for achieving accurate human proportions, learn contouring methods, employ horizontal lines and vanishing points to give your drawings a sense of form and accuracy, and more! This class is…

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Drink + Draw: Personal Painting + Group Mural with CAM

August 18, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. This second event with Craig Anthony Miller (CAM) is designed to take on the feel of a block party with many elements to show community love & appreciation, and to promote accessibility to art. The event will have swag bags, raffles, music, a store with customized merchandise, and a lot of fun: creating a new experience for the community while intentionally redefining…

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Drink + Draw: Cey Adams Delves Into Pop Art Collage

August 25, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DUMBO Archway, DUMBO Archway
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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Get your creative juices flowing in a free Drink and Draw session, hosted by Creatively Wild Art Studio. Join world-renowned artist, Cey Adams, as he guides you through his collage making process in his iconic style. He will discuss his life, his collaborations, and provide a lesson on pop and street art. Participants will experiment with textures, layering, and color balance, so open up your creative reserves and explore what you are capable of under the careful and attentive guidance…

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Building a Portfolio Career

September 20, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Creative Capital, 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10038 United States

“I just need more money” isn’t a business plan, even though it can seem like the simplest solution to financial woes. In this workshop, CPA Elaine Grogan Luttrull will focus on the portfolio career framework–that is, earning income from a variety of activities–to match your own strengths with opportunities to monetize those strengths. And we will set you on a path to diversifying your income by: Identifying the components of a portfolio career Listing opportunities that fall within each role Learning…

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Career Documentation and Your Legacy as an Artist

September 29, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Creative Capital, 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Career documentation and preserving one’s legacy are essential components of an artist’s life and practice–even early on in their careers. This online workshop will provide a summary of, and rationale for,  entering into the career documentation process. It will take into consideration that each artist will have their own style, approach, and affinities in how they go about this work. The workshop will include: Discussion on the connection between career documentation and one’s legacy as an artist How to begin…

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Mosaic Workshop

November 6, 2021, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Superfine, 126 Front St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Learn the art of mosaic making with professional mosaicist Grace Baley. A guided lesson covering how to cut tiles, layout design and use grout as a finishing touch. You go home with your finished masterpiece! Contact gmbaley@yahoo.com to register. Registration cost is $75. Drinks and food available for purchase.

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Table Dish: Arts & Culture Writing

November 30, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Asian American Arts Alliance, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join the Asian American Arts Alliance (A4) for the fourth installment of their professional development series, Table Dish, to help further the careers of Asian Americans pursuing careers in arts and cultural writing and for practicing artists of all disciplines who seek to learn more and establish connections in the world of criticism. Participating Leaders: Phong Bui, Co-Founder & Artistic Director of Brooklyn Rail Devika Girish, Film Critic & Co-Deputy Editor at Film Comment Diep Tran, Freelance Arts Journalist (New…

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Gender Resistance

December 11, 2021, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A.I.R. Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Facilitated by 2020-2021 A.I.R. Fellow Sky Olson, this workshop approaches the question “why are there two genders?” from a historical and decolonial perspective. Prior knowledge or experience with this material is not required, but participants are asked to come with a willingness to challenge conventional understandings of gender and sex and to explore the intersections of these categories with racist and imperialist oppression. Participants will also turn inwards and towards each other to build awareness of their gender embodiment and…

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1. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Wasteland

January 18–January 23

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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2. Exhibitions

Farima Fooladi: A Moveable Feast

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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3. Exhibitions

Diana Shpungin: Always Begin At The End

January 15–February 20

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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4. Exhibitions

Keisha Scarville

December 4 2021–February 12 2022

Higher Pictures Generation

Open: Mon (By Appt.); Tues–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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5. Exhibitions

VIVA CUBA VIVA! Poster Art of the Revolution

December 2 2021–February 19 2022

Cuban Art Space

Open: Mon–Fri, 1–6 PM (By Appt.); Sat, 12–6 PM

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6. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

INCANALARE (To Channel)

December 1 2021–January 22 2022

Superfine

Open: Tues, 2–10 PM; Wed–Sat, 12–10 PM; Sun, 11 AM–10 PM

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7. Exhibitions

Curious Devices & Other Objects

November 10 2021–February 26 2022

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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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.

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