Thursday, February 07, 2008

First Thursday DUMBO ---New York free

If you are tired with Manhattan crowds and craziness, why don't you visit the DUMBO gallery openings, today Thursday 2-7? Named as First Thursday, DUMBO galleries open to the public for receptions, lectures and book signings the first Thursday of the month. One of the most popular venues to visit is the 111, Front Street. Have a look below:

Umbrage Gallery Join Umbrage Gallery for its inaugural show, a reception and booksigning with Tyler Hicks in celebration of his exhibition, Histories are Mirrors: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq.

Nelson Hancock Gallery
On the Page, On the Wall, exhibits four photographic book projects showcasing the transformations these books enable and generate.
Visit the gallery on Thursday for an artist talk with Accra Shepp, Amir Parsa and J.G. Zimmerman and to view a new video installation.

5 + 5 Gallery
Visit 5 + 5 Gallery on First Thursday for an artist reception for 8 Artists 8 Books with Todd Bartel, Doug Beube, Donna Maria deCreeft, Raphael Fodde, Marty Greenbaum, Caroline Hill, Bo Joseph & Robin Ross.

Brooklyn Arts Council
Curatorial Discussion, 6:00-8:00pm. The Lack of Desire visually represents the universal lack from which our fleeting desire springs. Speakers for this First Thursday curatorial discussion include Scott Henstrand & Janet Thormann. Visit the Brooklyn Arts Council website for more information

If you want to learn more about Dumbo Arts, visit: