Summer Art Social

Date

Aug 10, 2016 • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cost

FREE

Location

BRIC House
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Celebrate the summer with BRIC's contemporary art program during our third annual Summer Art Social! 

Join us as we take over the first floor of BRIC House for an evening of performance and music, celebrating the work of multiple visual artists. The evening will include:

SCHEDULE:    
7-10pm   BRIC Visual Artist Residency Open Studios with artists Ilana Harris-Babou and Jakob Kudsk Steensen
7:30-8pm   Tour of Look up here, I'm in heaven Exhibition
7:30-9pm   Art-making activity with artist-in-residence Tahir Carl Karmali
8-8:30pm   Performance by artist-in-residence Aisha Tandiwe Bell 
8:30-9:30pm  

Open Mic Tribute to shapeshifters Prince and David Bowie!

  • Spoken word, poetry, acoustic or acapella performances only
  • Max performance time: 5 min
  • Should be a Bowie song, or tribute to these two artists
  • Sign-up at the event
Ongoing   Photobooth by Sharingbox and face painting
Ongoing   Exhibitions on view in BRIC House; Music by DJ Sol Nova
Ongoing   Tasty treats! Ice cream by Ample Hills Creamery, water by Essentia, and potato chips by Kettle Brand! Drink specials and additional food by City Farm Café

 

ADMISSION IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE, AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE (whether you have RSVP'd or not).

 

Special thanks for donations and support from Ample Hills Creamery, Essentia Water, and Kettle Brand.

 

Venue Information:

BRIC House is Brooklyn’s cultural living room: a 40,000 square foot multi-disciplinary arts and media complex in the former Strand Theatre, where emerging and established artists can create work that deepens their practice and engages the diverse communities of the borough. **In accordance with the Key to NYC mandate, please note that this event will require proof of vaccination for entry. View our full COVID-19 safety protocals here.**

BRIC is committed to welcoming people of all abilities. The main floor of BRIC House has an accessible entrance on Rockwell Place, in addition to an accessible, all-gender bathroom. The BRIC Media Center, located on the 2nd floor, is accessible via elevator. The Gallery level is accessible via a wheelchair lift. Portable FM assistive listening devices are available for programs on the Stoop and in the Ballroom upon request. To make a specific access request, or to let us know other ways we can provide you with a welcoming experience, please contact Cristina Tamarez at ctamarez@bricartsmedia.org or 718.683.5610.