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Thirty Years of Gowanus returns to Movers, Not Shakers! pop up gallery on October 20 to 21, 2018, during the Gowanus Open Studios weekend

Thirty Years of Gowanus premieres at GOS 2018

"Thirty Years of Gowanus" returns to Movers, Not Shakers! pop up Green Gallery on October 20 to 21, 2018, during the Gowanus Open Studios weekend. Mark D Phillips' photographic collection documents his generational view of the Gowanus Canal from abandoned, industrial filth to the beginning of gentrification and the EPA's start to cleaning the Superfund site.

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Griselda San Martin is the recipient of the 2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award where she was awarded a $5,000 Grant plus an exhibition at Photoville.

2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award featuring Griselda San Martin

Griselda San Martin is the recipient of the 2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award with “The Wall”, a documentary project about Friendship Park, on display from August 21 – December 20, 2018, on Washington Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, between Prospect & York Street.

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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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This groundbreaking exhibition brings together more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from over 20 institutions and museums around the world
Beyond South Brooklyn

The singular face of human evil comes to Manhattan as the Museum of Jewish Heritage presents “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away." and its role in the Holocaust in graphic detail.

Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Park Slope.
Park Slope

Iconic GRAMMY Award-winning entertainer Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell in Park Slope.

A summer full of childhood memories... Comics, Disney classics and The Beatles!
Beyond South Brooklyn

It's looking like a great summer for movies. What are you looking forward to this year? Disney blew it with DUMBO but The Lion King and Aladdin look like winners. The ten picture saga of The Avengers comes to fruition in Avengers: Endgame and will Star Wars give us a better feeling than the last movie?

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park, celebrating and exploring film, music, and art as part of Friday Nights at IC beginning March 29, 2019, and FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club on Saturday's beginning Saturday, March 30, 2019
Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park with the final FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club screening of FROZEN on Saturday, April 20, 2019!

Beyond Brooklyn

Frank Manzi's Magical Mystery Tour at Wayne & Tonja Smith's Magical Backyard Forest in Morganton, NC. ©Mark D Phillips

Frank Manzi brought his music to the backyards and kitchens of his fans with concerts along the east coast in unique settings like Wayne and Tonja's magic forest, their backyard piece of heaven. "Just to hear You Breathe" was breathtaking in the foothills of the Appalaichian Mountains along Moss Creek in Morganton, North Carolina

50 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon.

We celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Apollo 11 on July 20, 1969. True heroes to the entire world. And check out the celebration in Washington projecting Apollo 11 on all four sides of the Washington Monument in actual size. It's spectacular.