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Photo District News' inaugural "In Black and White" photography contest celebrates exceptional monochrome imagery

In Black and White photography contest

Photo District News' inaugural "In Black and White" photography contest celebrates exceptional monochrome imagery in the categories of landscape, fine art, portrait and photojournalism with a Grand Prize of $2,500 cash, a profile in PDN and a $750 B&H gift card.

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PHOTOVILLE is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park this September 13–23, 2018

Make your Plans for Photoville 2018

Photoville, the festival celebrating and showcasing photographers and organizations from New York and around the world in a rare open setting, returns for a seventh year from September 13 to 23, 2018, in the magical setting under the Brooklyn Bridge in shipping containers repurposed into galleries.

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Gowanus Progressions is an exhibit about the changing landscape of the Gowanus Canal

Gowanus Progressions

Gowanus Progressions is an exhibit about the changing landscape of the Gowanus Cana from their public art project Gowanus Voyage. The Gowanus Dredgers will present the exhibit beginning with an opening reception on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

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Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway at the Museum of the City of New York

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs at The Museum of the City of New York explores the iconic director’s formative years as a staff photographer at Look magazine from 1945 to 1950. Alec Baldwin recently sat down with the curators to discuss the work.

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A tour of THE FENCE on Thursday, July 19, 6:30 PM

Walking Tour of THE FENCE with the Artists!

Join a Walking Tour of The FENCE 2018 on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:30pm, FREE and open to the public for a stroll along the outdoor exhibition, and hear from many of the featured photographers about their work. Following the tour, talk with the artists at a happy hour at the Brooklyn Heights Social Club at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge to mingle and enjoy panoramic views of the waterfront. First drink is FREE for those who joined the tour.

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LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night Event on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm

Front Room Gallery joins the LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night

The Front Room Gallery debuts the 14th annual Summer Sampler, a Summer group exhibition presenting a sampling of works by the gallery's stable of painters, photographers, and sculptors. The show features a selection of pieces from the upcoming season as well as some favorites by artists who have had recent shows.

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The Fence 2018 is expected to draw six million visitors to see 41 jury-selected photographers in 8 cities, beginning in Brooklyn Bridge Park on June 20.

The Fence debuts for 7th Season in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The seventh annual edition of The Fence is expected to draw six million visitors to see the work of 41 jury-selected photographers across 8 cities in North America, beginning with an exhibition in Brooklyn Bridge Park opening June 20, 2018.

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The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to April 8, 2018

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to June 17, 2018, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city, featuring large-scale photographs as well as intimate images of its diverse inhabitants.

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United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away is the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

CIRIL JAZBEC receives 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away as the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change, and will make its New York debut from June 7 – 29, 2018, with an opening reception on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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OPEN (C)ALL: TRUTH Viewers Choice Winners Oneika Phillips & James Petrozzello for The Magdalena Series: The Truth Hurts, 2016

James Petrozzello's Magdalena Series is the Viewer's Choice at OPEN (C)ALL

OPEN (C)ALL: TRUTH "Viewers Choice" Winners Oneika Phillips & James Petrozzello give a look into how a collaborative process, The Magdalena Series: The Truth Hurts, 2016, came to be by two artisits with a goal in mind. The two have created a stark and beautiful collection of images that capture the passion of this performer.

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Season 10 at The Invisible Dog
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Gowanus

On Saturday September 8, 2018, The Invisible Dog invites you to celebrate the beginning of their second decade with two recently commissioned - site specific exhibitions and one celebratory installation as Season 10 opens at the eclectic arts center.

Movies With A View 2018
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Movies With A View attracts tens of thousands of people each summer to the waterfront park and Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is excited to announce a new partnership with Smorgasburg to provide food and drink vending at this year’s series.

Creekers Jamboree, Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16
Gowanus

The Gowanus Dredgers present Creekers Jamboree, celebrating Roots and Americana music, beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 5 pm to 8 pm, and continuing on the third Saturday of every month this Summer!

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO?
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO? Just saying, it's the coolest place and would give the movie an even bigger public relations bounce

Beyond Brooklyn

Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Cavan Biggio, and Bo Bichette supercharge the NH Fisher Cats

It's not often when one Double A minor league baseball team puts the sons of two Hall of Famers on a field. The New Hampshire Fisher Cats not only did that, but they also included the son of a four-time All-Star and one Major League player on a rehab assignment. For a baseball aficionado, it was a dream come true.

Matthew Masciadrelli skis to a second place finish on the Super G course on Echo Trail at at the U19/21 Eastern USSA Finals held at Gore Mountain, NY

For the competitors at the U19+ Eastern Finals at Gore Mountain, it is the World Cup and Olympics rolled into one. Over three days, elite skiers representing race teams throughout the eastern United States gather for competition in Super G, GS and slalom, taking on one of the best race hills in America.