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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:

February 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 group exhibition Orderly Chaos at the New York Studio School DUMBO Project Space, and Light Year digital projections from 7:30–10:00 PM on the Manhattan Bridge.


Participating Venues

1. A.I.R. Gallery 2. Cuban Art Space 3. Higher Pictures Generation 4. Janet Borden, Inc. 5. Klompching Gallery 6. Light Year 7. Main Window 8. Minus Space 9. New York Studio School Projects @ DUMBO 10. Platform Project Space 11. Smack Mellon 12. Superfine 13. Triangle Arts Association

Insider's Tour

Visitors are also invited to join Art in DUMBO for an Insider’s Tour, led by Joyce Siegel, the founder of Joyce’s Art Walk, a series of intimate gallery tours that she leads throughout New York City. RSVP is required.

A.I.R. Gallery: d’Ann de Simone, textilis mnēmosynēy; and Friend of the Artist
Smack Mellon: Emily Clayton, Hydra; and Tomi Faison, First As Tragedy, Then As LARP
Janet Borden, Inc.: Alfred Leslie
Minus Space: Cris Gianakos: Works on Mylar 1983-1989
Time Out Market, Empire Stores: Zeph Farmby cityscape mural unveiling

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. Special Event

Opening Reception for New Exhibitions

February 11, 6:00 PM–
8:00 PM

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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2. Talk

Emily Clayton and Leigh Ledare in conversation

February 16, 7:00 PM–
8:00 PM

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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3. Workshop

Travelogue: An Improvisational Drawing Workshop

February 19, 1:00 PM–
3:00 PM

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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4. Special Event

DUMBO Open Studios 2023

April 22–April 23

DUMBO, Brooklyn

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5. Exhibitions

Mercado/Made in Cuba

December 10 2022–February 28 2023

Cuban Art Space

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

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6. Exhibitions

Letha Wilson: Folds and Faults

December 17 2022–February 18 2023

Higher Pictures Generation

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

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7. Exhibitions

Closing Soon

Orderly Chaos

January 5–February 11

New York Studio School Projects @ DUMBO

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8. Exhibitions

Cris Gianakos: Works on Mylar 1983-1989

January 7–March 25

Minus Space

Open: By Appt. & Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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9. Exhibitions

Emily Clayton: Hydra

January 21–February 26

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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10. Exhibitions

Tomi Faison: First As Tragedy, Then As LARP

January 21–February 26

Smack Mellon

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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11. Exhibitions

Alfred Leslie

January 26–March 11

Janet Borden, Inc.

Open: Tues–Sat, 11 AM–5 PM

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12. Exhibitions

Allison Gildersleeve and Tracy Miller

January 27–February 25

Platform Project Space

Open: Fri–Sat, 12–6 PM

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13. Exhibitions

But How Do We Split the Check?

February 2–March 3

Aegir

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14. Exhibitions

Bonam Kim: GOOD JOB WELL DONE

February 11–March 12

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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15. Exhibitions

Lauren Simkin Berke: Travelogue

February 11–March 12

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 PM

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16. Exhibitions

Ellyn Weiss: Rage Births Riot

February 11–March 12

A.I.R. Gallery

Open: Wed–Sun, 12–6 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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