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

Swipe It Forward

March 14, 2017By Spaceworks

Artists, do you have a spare MetroCard? I’m writing to let you know about a campaign in which we are participating in solidarity. Leading up to an action on March 20th, 2017, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration is collecting unexpired MetroCards for the #SwipeItForward campaign in an effort to raise awareness of the disproportionate policing of communities of … Read More

Spaceworks and El Puente CADRE Dance Lit Residency

March 7, 2017By Spaceworks

The Spaceworks and El Puente CADRE Dance Lit Residency is a community-based residency program for dancemakers to build deeper connections with communities where they create work. As part of this program, Spaceworks and El Puente awarded residencies to artists from CADRE, El Puente’s network of mostly Latino community artists, artisans and cultural workers rooted in North Brooklyn, … Read More

Gowanus Open Studios 2016

October 19, 2016By Spaceworks

Gowanus Open Studios, aka GOS, is a free annual weekend event that takes place in October. Artists in the Gowanus neighborhood (and slightly beyond) 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, … Read More

Spaceworks Awards 2016 Bronx Community Artist Grants

August 16, 2016By Spaceworks

The aim of the Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant program is to enhance formal and informal connections between artists and communities in the Bronx. Awarded grants ranging from $1,000-2,000 will support emerging Bronx-based artists in developing creative projects that are community-based with an emphasis on social engagement, community involvement, and collaboration. We were thrilled to receive applications from artists all … Read More

Make Music New York! 2016

June 22, 2016By Spaceworks

Make Music New York is a free musical celebration on the longest day of the year. On June 21st, we gathered at Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library to celebrate one year in partnership with Brooklyn Public Library with a day of free music in partnership with Make Music New York.

Young Writers: Shake on the Block 2016

June 1, 2016By Spaceworks

This free seven-week workshop helps young writers (ages 13-18) to discover the magic, fun and some would say craziness of the immortal bard through playwriting, adaptation and performance. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pmJuly 6, 2016 to August 17, 2016Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library240 Division Ave, Floor 2, Brooklyn Over the course of the workshop, students work on breaking down Shakespeare’s … Read More

Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant

May 1, 2016By Spaceworks

The Spaceworks Bronx Community Artist Grant program seeks to enhance connections between artists and communities in the Bronx. The program will award grants to emerging Bronx-based artists to support and develop creative projects. Projects must be community-based and emphasize social engagement, community involvement, and collaboration. Grants will range from $1,000-$2,000. Projects must be developed and completed during the grant … Read More

Spaceworks Showcase

February 22, 2016By Spaceworks

On February 18th & 19th, we were proud to present the first Spaceworks Showcase in partnership with The Tank NYC and Spaceworks Artist and Tank Curator Marc Andrew Nuñez. The event brought together Spaceworks Artists across disciplines and boroughs to share work that they’ve developed at Spaceworks. For many, it was their first time meeting and … Read More