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On the first Thursday of every month, DUMBO’s galleries stay open late for a night of art, openings, artist talks, and live performance.

Price

Free

Time

6:00–8 PM

Next First Thursday:

June 2

Photo by Giles Ashford

Visitors enjoy incredible views of the East River and the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges as they walk from one gallery to the next. Free and open to the public. Highlights include:


Light Year digital projections from 7:30–10:00 PM on the Manhattan Bridge

Opening reception of Hanno Otten, Corso, at Janet Borden, Inc.

Opening reception of Rob Ventura, Pollination Ecology, at Platform Project Space

Opening reception of three exhibitions at A.I.R. Gallery: Yvette Drury Dubinsky, Searching for Peace; Zazu Swistel, In a Vulgar Language: When Your Childhood Wasn’t Invited; and Maya Jeffereis, Only Silhouettes Remain


Participating Venues

1. A.I.R. Gallery 2. Cuban Art Space 3. Gallery Gaia 4. Light Year 5. Main Window 6. New York Studio School Exhibition Space 7. Platform Project Space 8. Superfine 9. Undercurrent

Insider's Tour

Visitors are also invited to join Art in DUMBO for an Insider’s Tour. RSVP is required.

Schedule:

6:00 PM Meet at Empire Stores
6:05–6:15 PM Hanno Otten, Corso, at Janet Borden
6:15–6:30 PM Russell Maltz, Painted / Stacked / Site, at Minus Space
6:30–6:40 PM Jessica Eaton, Time On A Bottle, at Higher Pictures Generation
6:40–7:00 PM Rob Ventura, Pollination Ecology, at Platform Project Space

Joyce Siegel is a working artist and arts educator, as well as the founder of Joyce’s Art Walk, where she leads intimate gallery tours in Chelsea, Tribeca, the Lower East Side, and the Upper East Side. She has participated in and followed the NYC art scene for over twenty years and has been an Artist-in-Residence at Yaddo and the Vermont Studio School. In addition to painting and drawing, Joyce has taught art history in public schools, mentored art students at La Guardia Community College, and advised artists at Fountain House Gallery. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at The Drawing Center.

COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory, and masks must be worn during the tour. You will be asked to present proof of vaccination upon arrival. If you feel unwell or were recently in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or related symptoms, please stay home.

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1. Screening, Special Event

Light Year x DUMBO Improvement District: Village Lore

June 2, 2:00 PM–
10:00 PM

Pearl Street Triangle

Open: 24 Hours

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2. First Thursday

First Thursday

June 2, 6:00 PM–
8:00 PM

DUMBO, Brooklyn

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3. Special Event

Photoville 2022: Opening Day

June 4

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Open: 6 AM–1 AM; Special Hours for Pier 2/5/6, Squibb Park & Bridge, Education Center, & Playgrounds

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4. Workshop

Along the DUMBO Waterfront Photography Workshop

June 4, 3:00 PM–
5:00 PM

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Open: 6 AM–1 AM; Special Hours for Pier 2/5/6, Squibb Park & Bridge, Education Center, & Playgrounds

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5. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Jan Groover: Still Lifes

April 4–May 27

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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6. Exhibitions

Waya & Monte: Magic Realism in Cienfuegos

April 7–June 4

Cuban Art Space

Open: Wed–Sat, 12–6 PM; Sun–Tues By Appt.

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7. Exhibitions

Painted / Stacked / Site

May 4–July 30

Minus Space

Open: By Appt. & Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Richard Brachman & Ned McBee: Color & Clay

May 5–May 29

Gallery Gaia

Open: Sat–Sun, 2–7 PM

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9. Exhibitions

Jessica Eaton: Time On A Bottle

May 7–June 25

Higher Pictures Generation

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

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10. Exhibitions, Screening

Closing Soon

Jiří Makovec Screenings

May 7–May 31

Elma

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11. Exhibitions

Ingrid Weyland: Topographies of Fragility

May 25–July 23

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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12. Exhibitions

And the Category Is...

May 26–July 21

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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13. Exhibitions

Yvette Drury Dubinsky: Searching for Peace

May 28–June 26

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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15. Exhibitions, Screening

Maya Jeffereis: Only Silhouettes Remain

May 28–June 26

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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16. Exhibitions

Hanno Otten: Corso

June 2–July 28

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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17. Exhibitions

Mike Seccareccia: stream of consciousness

June 2–July 3

Gallery Gaia

Open: Sat–Sun, 2–7 PM

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18. Exhibitions

Rob Ventura: Pollination Ecology

June 2–July 9

Platform Project Space

Open: Fri–Sat, 12–6 PM

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19. Exhibitions

Photoville 2022

June 4–June 26

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Open: 6 AM–1 AM; Special Hours for Pier 2/5/6, Squibb Park & Bridge, Education Center, & Playgrounds

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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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