Gowanus Open Studios 2015

October 19, 2015By 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

Leaders of Afro-Puerto Rican Project BombaYo Share Their Cultural Practice

July 22, 2015By Spaceworks

“Boom, bap, bap, bap! Boom bap, bap, bap!” The call of drums reverberates at Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library, signifying a celebration of old and new. BombaYo, a youth project dedicated to preserving the rich Afro-Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba, is anointing this newly renovated space with the centuries-old song, dance, and drum that is rich … Read More

Young Writers: Shake On The Block 2015

June 1, 2015By 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, 3:30-5:30pmJune 29, 2015 to August 5, 2015Spaceworks @ Williamsburgh Library240 Division Ave, Floor 2, Brooklyn Over the course of the workshop, students work on breaking down Shakespeare’s … Read More

Make Music New York! 2014

June 22, 2014By Spaceworks

On June 21st, we gathered at Spaceworks Long Island City for Make Music New York, a free musical celebration on the longest day of the year.

Long Island City Ribbon Cutting

August 20, 2013By Spaceworks

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the ribbon cutting of Spaceworks Long Island City, featuring subsidized artist workspace including three rehearsal rooms and one music studio. Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer speaks at the ribbon cutting of Spaceworks Long Island City, featuring subsidized artist workspace including three rehearsal rooms and one music studio. Spaceworks Executive Director … Read More