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BRIC Arts

647 Fulton Street
718-683-5600

Mission:

BRIC presents contemporary art, performing arts and community media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture and showcase artists and media makers. We advance access to and understanding of arts and media by presenting free and low-cost programming, and by offering education and other public programs to people of all ages.

About BRIC

In the 35 years since its founding as a not-for-profit organization in 1979, BRIC has been the driving force behind a number of Brooklyn’s most widely renowned and beloved arts and media programs. In the borough that is now this country’s foremost creative hotbed, BRIC is unparalleled in its combination of artistic excellence, programmatic breadth and genuine accessibility.

BRIC presents live music and performing arts (the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival and BRIClab), contemporary art exhibitions and programs (until 2013 at BRIC Rotunda Gallery and throughout the borough), and community media programs (Brooklyn Free Speech TV, Brooklyn Independent Media, and Brooklyn Bulletin Board) that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity.

Emphasizing creative expression as varied and groundbreaking as the borough it serves, BRIC provides opportunities and platforms for Brooklyn artists and media makers to create and present new works. The organization champions the creativity of Brooklyn and work that expands the boundaries of artistic disciplines. BRIC’s highly accessible exhibitions, performances, television programs and educational programs serve more than one million Brooklyn residents, including some 4,000 school children, each year.

Upcoming Events at BRIC Arts

Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn Poetry Slam

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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BHeard Town Hall: Evictions And Foreclosures

Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Friday, Sep 30, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Friday, Oct 7, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Exhibition - Rodrigo Valenzuela: New Works For A Post Worker’s World

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022 from 11:00am to 6:00pm
BRIC House
Brooklyn, NY
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Recent News

BRIC House Reopens to the Public

BRIC HOUSE HAS OFFICALLY REOPENED TO THE PUBLIC! After 2.5 years of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BRIC House – BRIC's home at 647 Fulton St. in Brooklyn – is now open 7 days a week! "As an organization so deeply embedded in…

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BRIC Arts News - September 2022

Contemporary Art Exhibition Opening & BRIC House Reopening Celebration Wed, Sept. 21 from 7-9PM Join us to celebrate the opening of our Fall 2022 Contemporary Art exhibitions, as well as BRIC House's official reopening! After 2.5 years of…

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BRIC Arts - House is REOPENING this fall!

BRIC is officially reopening to the public! After 2.5 years of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BRIC House – BRIC's home at 647 Fulton St. in Brooklyn – will once again be a space for its community to safely gather. "Beginning…

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BRIC Arts New: Fall Contemporary Art Exhibitions Announced

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BRIC Arts This Weekend: Hip-Hop And Psych Rock At The Bandshell

Fri, July 8 Doors 6:30PM/Show 7:30PM Vic Mensa is among the most socially conscious artists in hip-hop. He’s teaming up with poet and musician aja monet for a night celebrating the power of art to make sustainable change. RSVP NOW Sat,…

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BRIC Arts : Global icons at the Bandshell

Fri, June 24 Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:30PM Beloved Latin Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Fonseca will dazzle the Bandshell with his signature mix of pop and traditional vallenato rhythms from Colombia. Featuring an opening performance by…

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BRIC Arts - See you at the Bandshell

THANK YOU for a fantastic first week! After an epic opening night on Wednesday, June 8, "Reggae Ambassadors" Third World took the stage on Saturday with an opening performance by Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra. Phoebe Bridgers graced the…

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BRIC Arts - Three weeks until opening night!

Opening Night: Kamasi Washington | Ravyn Lenae | DJ Reborn Wed, June 8 Doors 6:00PM / Show 7:30PM Saxophonist and bandleader Kamasi Washington will kick off the 2022 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! season with his fearless, technicolor mixing of…

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Full Lineup: Bric Celebrate Brooklyn!

FULL 2022 BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! LINEUP JUST ANNOUNCED Today's the day... our FULL 2022 BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! lineup is HERE! The festival will run from June 8 - August 6. Featuring Yemi Alade, Vic Mensa, Fantastic Negrito, John Cameron…

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BRIC: Wondering What's New at BRIC?

We want to hear from you: Survey about indoor, in-person events BRIC House is looking forward to the day when we can fully welcome you back into our space. In the interest of community care and safety, we're seeking your input with a quick, three…

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New BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Show Announced!

NEW BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Show Announced! Sat, Jun. 18 Doors 6pm/Show 7pm NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2022 are teaming up to host a first-of-its-kind joint showcase – the Tiny Desk Contest On The Road Tour…

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Exhibition - Suné Woods: Aragonite Stars at BRIC House

This immersive video installation utilizes waterscape scenes to speak about concepts such as existence, intimacy, healing, and aquatic ecology. In Aragonite Stars, Suné Woods evokes multidimensional states of existence with video passages…

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Exhibition - Jonathan González: The Smallest Unit Is Each Other at BRIC House

González juxtaposes original video content alongside archival ephemera, and invites the viewer to consider the smallest unit not as the individual, but as the community, understanding that we require one another for our survival. Words made…

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Exhibition - Na'ye Perez: What You Know Bout Love… at BRIC House

Painted streetscapes that embrace resilience and depict Black presence through intimacy, love, and care. Titled after the Pop Smoke song, this work can be viewed as an ode to the meteoric rise of the hip hop star and his recent tragic death at the…

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Exhibition - Koyoltzintli Miranda-Rivadeneira: The Mountain I Mm, Urku ñuka kani at BRIC House

The Mountain I am, Urku ñuka kani contains two elements, a composite video and a large-scale handmade ceramic sound instrument. The video documents Koyoltzintli Miranda-Rivadeneira performing a series of rituals in which she introduces…

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Exhibition - Athena LaTocha: In the Wake of ... at BRIC House

LaTocha’s monumentally-scaled works explore the tenuous relationships between natural landscapes and human-made urban environments. Working on the floor of an immense studio, Athena LaTocha created In the Wake of … over a 55-foot long…

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BRIC JazzFest at BRIC House

Join BRIC on October 21, 22 and 23 for our seventh annual JazzFest! This acclaimed three-day marathon Jazz festival will return in-person to BRIC House this fall. One of BRIC’s premiere performing arts programs, JazzFest is a widely-known…

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Exhibition - Emily Oliveira: I Saw God and She Wasn’t Made of Money at at BRIC House

I Saw God and She Wasn’t Made of Money is an exhibition by BRIC ArtFP artist Emily Oliveira that transforms BRIC’s Project Room into a devotional space using embroidery, quilting, beading, and rug tufting. Emily Oliveira’s…

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Exhibition - Latinx Abstract at Gallery at BRIC House

Latinx Abstract is a groundbreaking exhibition, focusing on the work of nine contemporary artists who work with varied media and approaches, and are united by their dedication to abstract languages. CURATED BY ELIZABETH FERRER Latinx Abstract is…

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