Meet Sarita, our Project Development Intern

February 20, 2018By Spaceworks

We sat down with Sarita Rupan, our Project Development Intern, to talk about her experience at Spaceworks and her plans for the future. Hello, Sarita! We’re so glad you joined our team. What made you want to work at Spaceworks? Spaceworks’ work aligns with my interests. Being a recent graduate, working here has provided me … Read More

Open Call: Join Squad, Our Leadership Network

December 1, 2017By Spaceworks

Squad is a leadership network bringing the Spaceworks community closer together to cultivate inclusive, member-led working environments for creatives and makers at Spaceworks. As a Squad member, you’ll help to support, shape and influence our facilities based on our values, culture and community. You’ll also serve as an ambassador for our organization, helping to spread … Read More

Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement and The Muse: Amplifying the Voices and Experiences of Bronx Latinx Women

November 12, 2017By Spaceworks

Mujeres, The Magic, The Movement, and The Muse was created by Peggy Robles-Alvarado as part of the Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant, which aims to enhance connections between artists and communities in the Bronx. The project began as a free four week workshop series for female writers with guest facilitators Shihan Candy Warixi Soto, Manuela Majestic Faith … Read More

ROOTS PARTY: A Making And Conversation Space

October 30, 2017By Spaceworks

ROOTS PARTY is a making and conversation space where people can gather to make roots and discuss issues surrounding life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Edisa Weeks is making one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five roots out of paper and twine. 1865 represents the year that legalized chattel slavery ended in America. The roots are … Read More

Gowanus Open Studios 2017

October 23, 2017By Spaceworks

Gowanus Open Studios, aka GOS, is a free annual weekend event that takes place in October. Artists in the Gowanus neighborhood open their studio doors and welcome the public to view art, meet the artists, learn about the process of art-making, and get a glimpse of the life of artists. This year, we welcomed more … Read More

Spaceworks Hosts Microsessions, a New Live Format for Music Discovery

August 1, 2017By Spaceworks

On July 29, we hosted the first New York City Microsessions, a new live format for music discovery born in Austin, TX. The event featured Spaceworks Artist & Squad member Tan Brown alongside Varumus-Jewell-Sperrazza, Ex-Girlfriends and Kwame Brandt-Pierce. “A wonderful part of every showcase is when I see people standing with the artists at the end … Read More

Dance in Other Spaces: A Celebration of Community, Music and Dance

June 5, 2017By Spaceworks

We teamed up with Dance Lit Grantee Melinda González, TiLLT Magazine’s Megan Curet, and Pedestrian Wanderlust to host a free, all-day event celebrating community, music and dance. 2pm-3pm: Discussion Panel, Where is Dance Going?Curated and hosted by TiLLT Magazine editors Nicole Zee and Megan Curet. Panelists: Rami Shafi, Christine Bonansea Saulut and Melinda González. 5pm-7:30pm: Closing … Read More

June is New York Music Month including 2,000+ Hours of Free Rehearsal Space

May 4, 2017By Spaceworks

June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem. Music is central to the city’s economy, social fabric, and cultural identity.   New York Music Month celebrates this with programming and resources for musicians and the music industry; co-branded concerts; advertising and social media campaigns; … Read More

BODY POETRY: Exploring Connections Between Poetry and The Body

April 30, 2017By Spaceworks

BODY POETRY is a workshop series exploring connections between poetry and the body. Created by El Puente CADRE Teaching Artist Janelle “Nellie” Young as part of her Dance Lit Residency, this project invited adults and youth to participate in weekly workshops taught by Janelle at Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library. In each workshop, students were encouraged … Read More

Announcing Squad, a New Leadership Network for the Spaceworks Community

April 26, 2017By Spaceworks

Spaceworks is seeking dedicated creatives who are interested in joining Squad, a new leadership network bringing the Spaceworks community closer together. As a Squad member, you’ll join a group of dedicated creatives from across the city to help cultivate welcoming, positive, and productive workspaces for all artists, creatives and makers at Spaceworks. Plus, you’ll get access … Read More