Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s zany and colorful festival celebrating Halloween and the harvest season, Ghouls & Gourds, returns Saturday, October 28, 2017, to Park Slope. Visitors of all ages are invited to enjoy this cornucopia of spectacular shows, weird workshops, and Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade.
The Brooklyn Podcast Festival brings live tapings to The Bell House, Union Hall and BRIC from November 14 to 19, 2017, showcasing a variety of established programs as well as many new and exciting up-and-comers.
David Bowie is comes to The Brooklyn Museum for the final stop on its world tour, on view from March 2 to July 15, 2018, and will include never-before-seen objects and exclusive items only on display during the Brooklyn presentation.
Dia de los Muertos takes over the Brooklyn Children’s Museum with traditional Mexican dance, make your own papel picado and a special pan de muerto presentation inside the Don Paco López Panaderia on Sunday, October 29, 2017.
BRIC presents Brooklyn Photographs, a group exhibition featuring the work of eleven photographers who have captured life and traditions in various Brooklyn neighborhoods from the 1960s to the present, on view from Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, October 29, 2017, with several free public programs.
Leslie Griesbach Schultz has announced that she will step down as President of BRIC in June 2018, when the organization begins a yearlong celebration of its 40th anniversary. BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, including the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival in Prospect Park.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn
Each year the Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with the Brooklyn Literary Prize given in the fall. This year's shortlist includes a novel, a book-length poem, a collection of short stories, and three works of nonfiction.
Come see more than 1,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns carved by artists from around the tri-state area and staged along a festive, paved, tree-lined pathway among the backdrop of the centuries old buildings of Governors Island.
25 Years of Gowanus: As it WAS, As it IS - AFTER SHOW Sale
Mark D Phillips' 25-year photographic documentation - “25 Years of Gowanus: As it WAS, As it IS” - was featured for one weekend during the Gowanus Open Studios Tour on Oct. 21 – 22, 2017, at Movers, Not Shakers! corporate headquarters along the polluted Brooklyn waterway. The AFTER SHOW sale begins today!