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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

6–8 PM

Next First Thursday:

October 6

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 7:00–10:00 PM on the Manhattan Bridge


• Cuban Art Space 50th Anniversary Event from 6:00–8:00 PM


• Klompching Gallery FRESH 2022 Annual Photography Exhibition


• Insider’s Tour


Participating Venues

1. A.I.R. Gallery 2. Cuban Art Space 3. Gallery Gaia 4. Janet Borden, Inc. 5. Klompching Gallery 6. Light Year 7. Loop of the Loom 8. Main Window 9. Minus Space 10. Platform Project Space 11. Superfine

Insider's Tour

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

Schedule

• 6:30 PM Meet at Empire Stores lobby

• 6:40–6:50 PM FRESH 2022 Annual Photography Exhibition at Klompching Gallery

• 6:50–7:00 PM Gabriele Evertz, Path, at Minus Space

• 7:00–7:15 PM Phoebe Osborne, Across this really tall field again in the dark, Dana Robinson, Dial Tone, and Ann Pachner, Archeology of a Studio at A.I.R. Gallery

• 7:15–7:30 PM Luba Drozd, The Tenacity of a Fluid Trace, and The Dissolution caus’d by Fire is in all Bodies (group exhibition) at Smack Mellon

Tour Guide

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 recommended, and masks must be worn during the tour. If you feel unwell or were recently in contact with someone who has COVID-19 or related symptoms, please stay home.

RSVP

1. Screening, Special Event

Light Year x DUMBO Improvement District: Ultra-Shorts and NFTs

October 6, 7:00 PM–
10:00 PM

Pearl Street Triangle

Open: 24 Hours

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2. Special Event

Listening Party and Artist-Led Tour

October 15, 2:00 PM–
3:30 PM

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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3. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Becky Brown, Julia Dzwonkoski, Kyla Kegler: Meet On The Ledge

September 9–October 1

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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4. Exhibitions

Ann Pachner: Archeology of a Studio

September 10–October 9

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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5. Exhibitions

Dana Robinson: Dial Tone

September 10–October 9

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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6. Exhibitions

Phoebe Osborne: Across this really tall field again in the dark

September 10–October 9

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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7. Exhibitions

Gabriele Evertz: Path

September 10–November 19

Minus Space

Open: By Appt. & Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Jan Groover: Laboratory of Forms

September 10–October 15

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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9. Exhibitions

100 Fires: 5 Cienfuegos’ Artists’ Work’ on Paper

September 10–October 31

Cuban Art Space

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

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10. Exhibitions

Fresh Annual Photography Exhibition

September 15–October 22

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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11. Exhibitions

Luba Drozd: The Tenacity of a Fluid Trace

September 24–November 6

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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12. Exhibitions

The Dissolution caus’d by Fire is in all Bodies

September 24–November 6

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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13. Exhibitions

Ruth Jeyaveeran: Communion

September 29–December 1

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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14. Exhibitions

STILL

September 30–October 29

Platform Project Space

Open: Fri–Sat, 12–6 PM

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15. Exhibitions

Tommy Kha: Má

October 1–November 26

Higher Pictures Generation

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

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