Summer Art Social 2017


Aug 2, 2017 • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM




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 fourth annual Summer Art Social! This open studio event will take place at BRIC House, and just down the street at our satellite residency space at 505 State Street (at Flatbush Ave). 

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:

  • 6-9PM: Open studios with our BRICworkspace artists-in-residence at BRIC House and our satelitte space at 505 State Street
    • BRIC House: Lucia Cuba and Katherine Toukhy (ARTIST STUDIO)
    • 505 State Street: Nicole Awai, Esperanza Cortes, Phoebe Grip and Katya Grokhovsky (505 STATE STREET)
  • 6:30PM: Tour of the BRIDGES: New Paintings, Works on Paper and Video by Sam Messer exhibition by curatorial staff. (GALLERY) 
  • 6:30-8:30PM: Wall of Sound with Juan Miguel Marin
    • Join BRIC artist Juan Miguel Marin in capturing and layering found sounds outside of BRIC House, to form and create a looping soundtrack that will represent the Summer Art Social. (WALKWAY OUTSIDE BRIC HOUSE)  
  • 7:30: Screening of Koiman II: Years Without Summers by BRICworkspace artist Monika Weiss, and conversation with the artist. (STOOP) 
  • ONGOING 7-9PM: ​​​​​​​
    • Performance and Screening by BRICworkspace artist Jaimie Warren (SWING SPACE)
    • Music by DJs Adam R and Oscar Nñ from Papi Juice, a Brooklyn-based dance party celebrating queer and trans people of color and the folk who love them. Every celebration carries on with sounds from around the world! (STOOP)
    • Photobooth by sharingbox (OUTSIDE TV STUDIO)
    • Be one of the first 50 BRIC Registry Artists to stop by our table, and get a free BKLYN ARTIST tote bag (profile must have been started or updated in the past 6 months).
    • Refreshing treats including Sorbabes gourmet sorbet and Essentia water!

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* Admittance is still first come, first serve (whether you have RSVP'ed or not).
* The Stoop has a limited capacity and seating is NOT guarenteed. 

Special thanks for support of this event from Sorbabes and Essentia.

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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. 

Beginning Nov. 1, 2022, attendees of any BRIC House programming will no longer have to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the building. Masks are encouraged but not required in all BRIC operated spaces. If you have questions regarding this protocol, please email For our full BRIC House COVID-19 policy, visit:

BRIC is committed to welcoming people of all abilities. BRIC's main entrance, located on Rockwell Street, is fully accessible. In addition the main floor of BRIC House has 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 Benno Orlinsky at or (718) 683-5637.