Dumbo Arts Center - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Dumbo Arts Center. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “It’s A Bored Nation” Exhibition

    “It’s A Bored Nation” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2014-06-13 - 2014-07-26

    The Kunsthalle presents It’s A Bored Nation at 111 Front Street, #212. It’s A Bored Nation brings together artists who use the banal, everyday, or quotidian as a starting point for their artistic practice...More »

  • poster for “Weird Science” Exhibition

    “Weird Science” Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Ceramics
    • 2014-04-26 - 2014-05-30

    Kunsthalle Projects presetns Weird Science which brings together seven artists who investigate science and technology. They draw from scientific theories and practices, appropriate or misuse scientific...More »

  • poster for Kurt Ralske “Rediscovering Futurism 1920-1929”

    Kurt Ralske “Rediscovering Futurism 1920-1929”

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2013-05-02 - 2013-05-31

    This video installation by Kurt Ralske is part of the 8th edition of video_dumbo. This year video_dumbo will take place in two venues: Dumbo Arts Center: The video installation Kurt Ralske: Rediscovering...More »

  • poster for "A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images" Exhibition

    "A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2012-11-09 - 2012-11-25

    A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images combines, video, cinema and photography in a co-mingling of media which bring the still into motion, and the motion into emotion. In the tradition of inviting the...More »

  • poster for "Scènes à Faire" Exhibition

    "Scènes à Faire" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2012-10-05 - 2012-10-21

    Scènes à Faire is the culminating exhibition of the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts’ 2012 Art & Law Residency Program. Scènes à Faire features artworks and programming made in response to the complex...More »

  • poster for "MIRACLES 7 Reboots" Exhibition

    "MIRACLES 7 Reboots" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2012-08-24 - 2012-08-25

    An exhibition of international emerging artists Eva Barto, Piotr Bockowski, Cristine Brache, Dorian Gaudin, Samir Ramdani, Repetitits and Loup Sarion Organized by Samuel Trifot. These are some of...More »

  • poster for Torsten Zenas Burns "DEMOFORMANCES: YELLOW(MOBILERS)"

    Torsten Zenas Burns "DEMOFORMANCES: YELLOW(MOBILERS)"

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    • Media: Photography - Film - Digital
    • 2012-06-08 - 2012-07-29

    Torsten Zenas Burns’ solo project DEMOFORMANCES: YELLOW(MOBILERS) explores (explodes) permeable barriers between modes of existence. DEMOFORMANCES: YELLOW(MOBILERS) is a series of quasi-scientific demonstrations...More »

  • poster for "What-If? In the Days When the Tiger Smoked" Exhibition

    "What-If? In the Days When the Tiger Smoked" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Film - Video installation
    • 2012-06-08 - 2012-07-29

    Burns and Martin's What-If? In the Days When the Tiger Smoked imagines a four-way amorous encounter and union of characters who symbolize transmutation and the ability to cross boundaries, be they biological,...More »

  • poster for Syracuse University MFA Exhibtion

    Syracuse University MFA Exhibtion

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2012-05-23 - 2012-05-27
  • poster for Robby Herbst "New Pyramids for the Capitalist System"

    Robby Herbst "New Pyramids for the Capitalist System"

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation - Performance Art
    • 2012-02-10 - 2012-04-08

    Dumbo Arts Center presents “New Pyramids For the Capitalist System,” an exhibition by Robby Herbst. “New Pyramids For The Capitalist System” explores acrobatics, class, bodies and interpersonal dynamics...More »

  • poster for Michelle Vaughan "100 Tweets"

    Michelle Vaughan "100 Tweets"

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    • Media: Installation - Media Arts
    • 2012-01-05 - 2012-01-15

    An exhibition of letter-press prints culled from the artists twitter feed, recording pockets of time and history in short observations. View all "100 Tweets" at www.100Tweets.net Michelle Vaughan...More »

  • poster for Michelle Vaughan "100 Tweets"

    Michelle Vaughan "100 Tweets"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-01-05 - 2012-01-15

    Dumbo Arts Center presents Michelle Vaughan's project "100 Tweets". "100 Tweets" is an exhibition of letter-press prints culled from the artists twitter feed, recording pockets of time and history in...More »

  • poster for "DAC Holiday Pop-Up Sale" Exhibition

    "DAC Holiday Pop-Up Sale" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints
    • 2011-12-16 - 2011-12-21

    Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) is hosting a Pop-Up Holiday Art Sale! Prices starting as low as $30! Dumbo Arts Center is pleased to present our 2011 Holiday Pop Up Sale, featuring more than 50 artists selling...More »

  • poster for "Fishing from the Beach" Exhibition

    "Fishing from the Beach" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-11-16 - 2011-11-20

    Critical distance is a difficult thing to achieve for any artist. It is no less arduous for a curator. When presented with a host of diverse and rich art practices, as is the case in this exhibition, taking...More »

  • poster for Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas "Gladly Will I Sell For Profit, Dear Merchants of the Town, My Hat Laden With Snow"

    Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas "Gladly Will I Sell For Profit, Dear Merchants of the Town, My Hat Laden With Snow"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-09-08 - 2011-11-06

    In their first solo exhibition in New York, artist duo Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas show a new body of work at DAC that draws attention to its own durability and physicality. Web content is burned...More »

  • poster for "(The Missing Library)" Exhibition

    "(The Missing Library)" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Video installation
    • 2011-06-23 - 2011-08-14

    Annie Shaw has invited artists Jen Kennedy & Liz Linden, Marie Lorenz, Michelle Rosenberg, Angie Waller, along with architect Lori Brown, librarian A.G. Graham and information scientist Nate Hill to...More »

  • poster for "Harry and Pete" Exhibition

    "Harry and Pete" Exhibition

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    • 2011-03-19 - 2011-04-17

    In "Harry and Pete", Todd Bourret and Brian O’Connell come together under three familiar constraints – space, time, and budget to produce a body of collaborative work that explores the nature of dialog,...More »

  • poster for Janos Stone "Any Sufficiently Advanced Technology is Indistinguishable From Magic"

    Janos Stone "Any Sufficiently Advanced Technology is Indistinguishable From Magic"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-02-03 - 2011-03-27

    Janos Stone will install a monumental sculpture of immense scale — bisecting the entirety of Dumbo Arts Center on a diagonal. Made of 112 3’x3’ gypsum board polyhedra, the sculpture, at first sight, reads...More »

  • poster for "Information Economy" Exhibition

    "Information Economy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2011-01-22 - 2011-03-06

    Information Economy is an exhibition of the variety of ways that artists manage information in their lives. Managing, encoding, and decoding the staggering amount of stimuli, tasks and demands in our lives...More »

  • poster for Reina Kubota and Hang Xu "Pigeonhole"

    Reina Kubota and Hang Xu "Pigeonhole"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2010-09-24 - 2010-11-14

    Pigeonhole is a large-scale installation in DAC comprised of thousands of cardboard boxes. It is the most ambitious project to date from artists Reina Kubota and Hang Xu. The term “pigeonholing” refers...More »

  • poster for Sean Capone "Field Transitions | Memory Screens"

    Sean Capone "Field Transitions | Memory Screens"

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2010-07-22 - 2010-08-08

    Field Transitions | Memory Screens, an installation of new video works by Sean Capone, will be on view at the Dumbo Arts Center from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, August 8, 2010. Sean Capone received...More »

  • poster for "Siamese Connection" Exhibition

    "Siamese Connection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2010-05-25 - 2010-05-28

    Siamese Connection is an unprecedented event featuring a selection of works from 25 young Thai artists based in New York City. This four-day art event will showcase artists working individually and collaboratively...More »

  • poster for "New York Photo Festival: Latin American Pavilion" Exhibition

    "New York Photo Festival: Latin American Pavilion" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-05-13 - 2010-05-16

    Curated and produced by Adriana Teresa, the FotoVisura Latin American Pavilion—located in the Dumbo Arts Center-- is sponsored by the Viso Lizardi Family. This year the Pavilion is showcasing two exhibitions...More »

  • poster for Nebojša Šerić-Shoba "Battle Field"

    Nebojša Šerić-Shoba "Battle Field"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-03-06 - 2010-04-25

    The Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) announces BATTLEFIELDS, an exhibition of photographic works by Nebojša Šerić-Shoba. Taken over a 10 year period (from 1999 to 2009), the featured works, documentations of actual...More »

  • poster for "The Great POP-UP" Art Sale

    "The Great POP-UP" Art Sale

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Prints - Sculpture - Video installation - Art Competition
    • 2010-02-26 - 2010-02-28

    The big impact small non-profit Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) is hosting a mega open art sale! Prices starting as low as $50! 50% of sales will benefit the creation of new art. 50% will benefit the participating...More »

  • "Split Ends" Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2010-02-13 - 2010-02-13

    A.I.R. Gallery announces “Split Ends” a public panel with artists who come from places of conflict and/or whose work focuses on conflict. The panel will be held at the Dumbo Arts Center on Saturday, February...More »

  • poster for "Pixelville" Exhibition

    "Pixelville" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture - Installation - Media Arts
    • 2010-01-09 - 2010-02-21

    Pixelville is the collaborative project of the sculptor Nivi Alroy and new media artist Shirley Shor. As Israeli women close in age, Alroy and Shor share many experiences and observations, but discovered...More »

  • poster for Artists' Talk with Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen

    Artists' Talk with Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-11-05 - 2009-11-05
  • poster for "13th annual D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge" Festival

    "13th annual D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge" Festival

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    • Media: Installation - Art Party - Performance Art
    • 2009-09-25 - 2009-09-27

    The three-day multi-site neighborhood-wide event is a one-of-a-kind art happening: where serendipity meets the haphazard and where the unpredictable, spontaneous and downright weird thrive. The now teenage...More »

  • poster for Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen "The Experience of Green"

    Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen "The Experience of Green"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-09-25 - 2009-12-03

    Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen will fill the Dumbo Arts Center with their enormous site-specific installation The Experience of Green. Opening September 25, 2009, the exhibition will emphasize the...More »

  • poster for "Structured Simplicity" Exhibition

    "Structured Simplicity" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-06-20 - 2009-08-09

    "Structured Simplicity" will present a group of artists, Mai Braun, Hilary Harnischfeger, Elana Herzog, Fabienne Lasserre, and Amy Yoes, who work in sculpture and site-specific installation. From a formalist...More »

  • poster for NYAB 1st Anniversary Party and Exhibition

    NYAB 1st Anniversary Party and Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Prints - Installation - Art Party - Performance Art
    • 2009-06-13 - 2009-06-13

    NY Art Beat presents First Anniversary Party and Exhibition featuring emerging artists Shantell Martin, Olek, and Kengo Kito, live performances, WFMU's Keili Hamilton, Dima Dubson, and more. The city's...More »

  • poster for "Survivor: An Artist's Opportunity Workshop" Workshop Series

    "Survivor: An Artist's Opportunity Workshop" Workshop Series

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-05-29 - 2009-05-31

    Dumbo Art Center’s annual workshop is a free total immersion weekend for emerging visual artists at the threshold of a professional career or new to New York City. The workshop aims to empower artists...More »

  • "Ecstatic Truth" Exhibition

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    • Media: Film
    • 2009-03-07 - 2009-04-26

    “Ecstatic truth” is a term used by the German director Werner Herzog to describe a filmmaking technique that favors emotional accuracy over detail-oriented accuracy in a documentary context. To achieve...More »

  • poster for "I Heart Art 2009" Auction Party

    "I Heart Art 2009" Auction Party

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    • Media: Art Party - Art Talk
    • 2009-02-21 - 2009-02-21

    DAC's ebay auction of Julian Schnabel's pajamas + Annie Leibovitz's portrait is now open through 8 pm EST, February 21, 2009 Estimated value of Leibovitz photograph: $7,500 Value of Julian Schnabel's...More »

  • poster for "Southern Exposure" Exhibition

    "Southern Exposure" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-11-30 - 2009-01-25

    Argentina and Chile are two neighboring South American countries located at 34º00’ S, 64º00’ W and 30º00’ S, 71º00’ W, respectively, over 4000 miles south of New York City. Despite their close geographical...More »

  • poster for Curator and Artist's Talk

    Curator and Artist's Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-11-06 - 2008-11-06

    Beddington’s installation, Crossing, takes the entrepreneurial 18th century venture of Captain Dean and his nine-man crew as an initial point of departure for a journey that moves seamlessly between past...More »

  • poster for Sarah Beddington "Crossing"

    Sarah Beddington "Crossing"

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    • Media: Installation - Video installation
    • 2008-09-13 - 2008-11-16

    Crossing is a site-specific, mixed media installation responding to DAC’s ship-like interior and past maritime activity of the waterfront neighbourhood of Dumbo, Brooklyn. The exhibition’s premise draws...More »

  • poster for "Absolute Stalls" Curator's Talk

    "Absolute Stalls" Curator's Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2008-07-27 - 2008-07-27

    Denise Carvalho is an art critic, curator, and independent scholar based in New York City. As an art critic, Ms. Carvalho’s contribution includes more than 80 published articles for magazines such as Flash...More »

  • poster for Holy Holes "Absolute Stalls"

    Holy Holes "Absolute Stalls"

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2008-06-14 - 2008-08-03

    Holy Holes: Absolute Stalls is a multimedia exhibition exploring different viewpoints on the relationship between religion, power and economics. This show looks at religion from a humorous, poetic and...More »

  • poster for "Fresh Kills" Exhibition

    "Fresh Kills" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2008-03-15 - 2008-05-04

    'Fresh Kills' is the aptly named landfill on Staten Island, resting ground for over fifty years to New York City’s highly orchestrated waste disposal. Due to new environmental regulations in the late 1970’s,...More »

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