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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:

December 2nd

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. Event highlights include:


• Opening reception for VIVA CUBA VIVA! Poster Art of the Revolution at Cuban Art Space


• Light Year’s art projection on the Manhattan Bridge


• Public art installations including Claudia Wieser’s Rehearsal and Brooklyn Rail’s photo series We the Immigrants


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. Smack Mellon 11. Superfine

Insider's Tour

Visitors are also invited to join Art in DUMBO for an Insider’s Tour. RSVP is required, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for many galleries, 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.

6:30–7 PM
Gallery tour of three new exhibitions at A.I.R. Gallery

7–8 PM
Artist-led tour of Sara Jimenez’s multisensory installation at Smack Mellon.

8–9 PM
Attendees are invited to gather at Superfine (126 Front St) for drinks and conversation.

1. Online & In-Person, Workshop

Gender Resistance

December 11, 1:00 PM–
5:00 PM

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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2. Exhibitions

Claudia Wieser: Rehearsal

July 29 2021–April 17 2022

Main Street Park

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3. Exhibitions

Robert Swain: Immersive Color

September 11–December 18

Minus Space

Open: By Appt. & Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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4. Exhibitions

We The Immigrants

October 22–December 31

68 Washington St

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5. Exhibitions

Fred Cray: Singular

November 4–December 23

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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6. Exhibitions

Curious Devices & Other Objects

November 10 2021–January 22 2022

Klompching Gallery

Open: Wed–Sat, 11 AM–6 PM

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7. Exhibitions

j u s t t h e s u r f a c e

November 19–December 19

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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8. Exhibitions

Secrets

November 19–December 19

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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9. Exhibitions

23°47', 2°27', 2°51'

November 19–December 19

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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10. Exhibitions

Rowan Renee: Airport Beach

November 20 2021–January 2 2022

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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11. Exhibitions

Sara Jimenez: Roots Burrow Through Stones and Hard Facts

November 20 2021–January 2 2022

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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12. Exhibitions

Rivers, Dreams, Invisible Cities

November 25 2021–January 20 2022

Main Window

Open: 24 Hours

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13. Exhibitions

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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14. Exhibitions

Daisy Jupiter: My Brooklyn Colors

December 1–December 15

Loop of the Loom

Open: Tues–Sun, 11 AM–6 PM

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15. 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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16. Exhibitions

WE ARE ONE

December 2 2021–January 2 2022

Gallery Gaia

Open: Sat–Sun, 2–7 PM

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17. Exhibitions

Vaida Tamoševičiūtė: Body of Mother

December 3–December 19

Undercurrent

Open: Thurs–Sun, 1–7 PM

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18. Exhibitions

Keisha Scarville

December 4 2021–February 5 2022

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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