You’ve read about them in the New York Times, now let the folks at BK1834 show you around the future of tech. At their Makers Night, a meetup event exploring the future of 3D printing, get up close and personal with a 3D printer, and maybe even take home some Brooklyn Brewery swag that’s printed right before your eyes. Music will be provided by the Boxcar Bandits, and we’ll be bringing the beer.
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It’s time again for everyone’s favorite slideshow-meets-potluck, and this time it’s touching down in Barcelona, Spain. On March 7th, Slideluck will bring it’s trademark mix of art show presentation and communal dining to Centre Cívic Pati Llimona. We’ll bring the beer.
On Monday, March 3, Dia Art Foundation will once again host its Artists on Artists Lecture Series, which highlights the work of contemporary artists from the perspective of their colleagues and peers. This time around the series features Iman Issa discussing Donald Judd. Iman Issa was born in Cairo in 1979 and lives and works in Cairo and New York. Her 2013 solo exhibition at the Tensta Konsthall, Sweden, brought together text, sound, sculpture, photography, and installation to explore themes of history, and memorialization. Recent group exhibitions include The Fifth Dimension at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago (2013–14), and The Ungovernables at the New Museum, New York (2012).
Tickets are $6, $3 for Dia members, students and seniors, and are available online here:
It’s time again for everyone’s slideshow-meets-potluck, and this time it’s touching down in Austin, TX. On March 1st, Slideluck will bring it’s trademark mix of art show presentation and communal dining to the Rosewood Collective. We’ll bring the beer.
On Thursday, February 30th at Brooklyn Historical Society, in the second installment of Told It First Hand, Brooklyn Bodega’s Wes Jackson brings together hip hop legends for an insider’s look at how their music is made. This time around he’ll joined by legendary photographer, Jamel Shabazz, as they discuss his craft and capturing Hip-Hop greats on camera before they were cool. Admission is $5, free for BHS members, and includes a complimentary Brooklyn Brewery beer or other beverage. You can reserve a space here.
The first in Brooklyn Museum’s new Thursday-evening series, this month’s Off the Wall, taking place on Thursday, February 20th, explores Afrofuturism through live music, an original performance by musician and performer Daví, art-making with artist Saya Woolfalk, an Octavia Butler–inspired reading with Kiini Ibura Salaam, and a curator talk with Saisha Grayson on the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. If that wasn’t enough, we’ll be there talking beer and offering up samples of select big bottles.
Tickets are $12, which include Museum admission, and can be purchased at www.museumtix.com or at Visitor Services.
The Wassaic Project, an incubator for emerging artists located in the historic hamlet of Wassaic, NY, has committed to using art to strengthen social and cultural capital in their local community and providing access to great contemporary art to all who are interested. Every year they throw a big party to support these endeavors. They make the case for attending pretty well themselves; this is what they’ve been telling their friends..
The Wassaic Project Benefit is our primary fundraiser for the summer festival and ongoing education programs. It’s also an amazing local party with plenty of opportunities to buy pieces from emerging artists, quite a few of whom will also be in attendance. This year will include:
- A Tombola Raffle with over 100 prizes including art, luxury items, and cultural
experiences – EVERY ticket is a winner!
- An exhibition of select silkscreen prints made in Wassaic
- An installation by Carmen Osterlye and Shannon Finnegan
- Beer provided Brooklyn Brewery
This year’s benefit takes place on February 20th at The Invisible Dog Art Center. Get your tickets here:
The Brooklyn Arts Council is having a party! Cozy up by the (imaginary) fireside with them at the Old Stone House as they share their love for the artists they work with all year long at the first ever We Heart Artists Party. Sweets, treats, beer, wine and specialty cocktails made with love will abound. Special performances, raffles and other fun surprises to be announced. Space is limited so get your tickets now!
On Tuesday, February 11th, The Brooklyn Historical Society will host the first of four screenings and discussions in their Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle series. This movie interweaves historical dramatization with traditional documentary. Following the screening, Prithi Kanakamedala, Project Historian for Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom, and Manisha Sinha, Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst, lead the discussion. This event is free, and you can reserve tickets here.
Mark your calendars folks, Greenpointers Annual Valentine’s Market is right around the corner! On Sunday, February 9, they’ll transform the amazing Greenpoint Loft into a hearts and kisses filled lovers’ land. As always, expect food and drinks, Brooklyn Brewery beers included, arts and crafts, gifts, photo booth, nail art, couples massage and a terrarium class. The whole affair is a can’t miss, but if you’re interested in that Terrarium Class, you’ll need to book in advance.