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The Brooklyn Museum will be conducting public preservation on A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie by Albert Bierstadt from June 7 to July 16, 2017.
Park Slope

Visitors to the Brooklyn Museum will have the opportunity to observe Museum conservators conducting preservation efforts on the collection masterpiece A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie (1866), by Albert Bierstadt on Wednesdays through Sundays from June 7 through July 16, 2017.

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The World Science Festival announces complete programming for their 10th anniversary from May 30 to June 4, 2017, which will bring science across the five boroughs of New York City, including the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and several amazing events centered in Brooklyn.

The Brooklyn Historical Society is jumping on the DUMBO bandwagon opening its second location, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, on May 19, 2017
DUMBO

The Brooklyn Historical Society is jumping on the DUMBO bandwagon opening its second location, Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, on May 19, 2017, in the Empire Stores complex located on Water Street.

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Red Hook

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017, with live music and dance on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront.

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz, indie bands, dance troupes, FREE in Prospect Park.
Park Slope

During its nearly 40-year run, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz artists, chart-topping indie bands, gravity-defying dance troupes, large-scale film projects and even a virtual reality performance.

BRIC wins two emmys 2017, Photo Credit: Welly Lai, Courtesy of BRIC
Beyond South Brooklyn

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, received two New York Emmy® Awards during the 60th annual ceremony that took place on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Descension, the Public Art Fund's installation of Anish Kapoor’s art, is a bathtub drain in Brooklyn Bridge Park on display until September 10, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

When you receive a press release that describes its art subject as the "most viscerally arresting installations" in the first sentence, you definitely feel like you should go see it.

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues
Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films' 2017 Summer Series, presented by SundanceTV features 45 outdoor screenings in 10 spectacular venues, with live music, special enhancements and the best new, independent films from around the world.

New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, beginning May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, opening to the public on May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, from Apr. 21 to Sept. 17, 2017.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring black women artists from an under-recognized generation who committed themselves to activism during a period of profound social change.

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"