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For over forty years, BRIC has been giving Brooklyn a platform and a gathering place. BRIC’s creative workforce is the lifeblood of our organization and represents a significant segment of Brooklyn’s creative economy. 

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BRICxHome: Resources for Artists During a Public Health Crisis

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 12:00PM

As we take heightened precautions to support public health initiatives, including temporarily closing our doors, we want to maintain our unwavering support of the artistic and creative community and ensure that you continue to thrive.

BRIC's Ongoing Response to COVID-19

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:30PM

A comprehensive timeline and outline of steps BRIC has taken since the beginning of the novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation in New York City, including closures, postponements, virtual programming, and fundraising initiatives.

Daughters Rising: Art Auction for Scholarships Affected by COVID-19

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:30PM

Want a chance to bid on incredible artwork while helping secure emergency funding for critical scholarships serving at-risk indigenous women? One of our ArtFP alums, Johannah Herr, organized an online art auction to fundraise for her NGO, Daughters Rising, an anti-human trafficking, women’s empowerment organization.

BRICxHome: An Update on the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 6:00PM

For 41 years, we've been gathering at the Prospect Park Bandshell to sing along, dance, and revel in show-stopping performances by artists from around the world and around the block. Each year 200,000 people come together to be part of the beautiful and unique community of our BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, but sadly this year, we will not be reunited at the Bandshell. 

BRICxHome: Tasks for Social Nearing

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 11:30AM

The Future Historical Society offers weekly creative tasks to connect with each other despite social distancing. 

BRICxHome: A Letter From The President

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:00PM

At BRIC, we envision a Brooklyn where all people have meaningful connections to artistic experiences, the tools and opportunity to express their creative potential, and the agency to transform their world. We have continued to put that vision into practice to take care of each other during this global health crisis.

BRICxHome: Stream BRIC's Performances

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:30AM

As we continue to social distance, enjoy a playlist of performances from BRIC House and the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

BRIC Coronavirus Update: April Event Cancellations

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 8:00PM

In accordance with the City of New York and health officials guidelines, and as we work together to overcome this public health crisis, our doors will be closed through the end of April. This means that all events through April 30 are canceled.

BRIC Coronavirus Update: Building Closures, March Events and Public Programs Postponed/Canceled

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 7:15PM
  • Starting Friday, March 13 through March 31, all of our media education classes are postponed, both at BRIC House and Brooklyn Public Libraries. If you are a registered student you will be contacted with further instructions from our education team.

  • Starting Monday, March 16 through April 30, our building, BRIC House at 647 Fulton St., will be closed to the public. This means that our exhibitions, media center, public spaces, and BRIC Cafe will be closed and all of our public programs will be postponed or canceled, including this Saturday’s performance by Gyun Hur. We will be reaching out to ticket buyers by the end of the day on Friday, March 13 with additional information on rescheduling or refunding. 

  • Our current exhibitions will remain open through Sunday, March 15.

  • Our modified Media Center hours remain through Sunday, March 15 as follows:

    • Friday: 10am-1pm and 5pm-8:30pm

    • Saturday/Sunday: 11am-2 pm