OHNY openstudios Brooklyn Navy Yard
Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE NOW CLOSED
Tickets will be available at BLDG 92 in the Navy Yard - $35
CASH ONLY PLEASE
openhousenewyork and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 present
openstudios Brooklyn Navy Yard
May 12, 2012
Join us for the next event in our OHNY openstudios series in the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard. OHNY in conjunction with The Architect's Newspaper and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92, will open the gates of the Yard and introduce you to the studios, galleries and shops of artists and artisans for one special afternoon. Put on your walking shoes and enjoy a self-guided afternoon tour of the studios of furniture makers, artisans, designers, artists, fabricators and many more. Afterward, join us for drinks at BLDG 92 from 5-7pm.
Check-in will begin at 12pm on the day of the event at BLDG 92. Maps of all participating studios and shops will be provided.
Pre-registration strongly encouraged. Limited availability on day of event.
(list in formation)
Duggal - Visual Solutions
Artopia - Halina Marki & Winicjusz Lysik
John McDevitt King
Naomi Katz Plotkin
Space for Arts and Industry
Getting to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Please visit the BLDG 92 website for detailed information about how to get to the Navy Yard.
Free shuttle service provided from the intersection of Jay Street and Willoughby Street in downtown Brooklyn-- easily accessible from the Jay St/Metrotech station (A,C,F,N,R) and a quick walk from Borough Hall Stations (2,3,4,5) pick ups at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00pm.
The Navy Yard is also bike friendly!
openhousenewyork® (OHNY) is a 501(c)3 that promotes a greater appreciation of the city’s built environment; broadens public awareness by exposing diverse audiences to distinctive examples of architecture, engineering and design; educates and inspires discussion of issues of excellence in design, planning and preservation; and showcases outstanding new work as well as structures of historic merit. www.ohny.org
About the Brookklyn Navy Yard
The Brooklyn Navy Yard, for 165 years America’s premier shipbuilding facility, is recognized today as a national model urban industrial park with over 275 tenants employing nearly 6000 people. Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 celebrates the Navy Yard’s past, present and future, and promotes the role the Yard and its tenants play as an engine for job creation and sustainable urban industrial growth. By providing access to exhibits, public tours, educational programs, archival resources and workforce development services, BLDG 92 reinforces the Yard’s unique bonds with the community and inspires future generations to become industrial innovators and entrepreneurs. For information about ongoing tours, programs and exhibit hours, visit us at www.bldg92.org/
Tickets to this event are non-refundable. Should you be unable to attend, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to openhousenewyork and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
When & Where
openhousenewyork (OHNY) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of OHNY is to promote a greater appreciation of the city’s built environment; broaden public awareness by exposing diverse audiences to distinctive examples of architecture, engineering and design; educate and inspire discussion of issues of excellence in design, planning and preservation; and showcase outstanding new work as well as structures of historic merit.