Arts in Bushwick Community Day 2017

June 17, 2017

Arts in Bushwick is excited to host this convergence of artists, performers, neighbors, and friends. Please join us for this very special day.

June 17, 2017, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hosted by Arts in Bushwick at House of Yes

Community Day is a free and family-friendly celebration of Bushwick community organizations, art, dance, performance and music by emerging local talent.

Featuring a ONE-DAY VISUAL ARTS SHOWCASE of painting, drawing, video and multimedia art from our visual arts community.

RESIDENT DJ 

Buzzi

LIVE MUSIC

Educated Little Monsters
Ara Savala
Castle Black
Hameer Zawawi
The Field Grows
Synchro Mash
Shemmesh

LIVE PERFORMANCE

Racoco, with Masumi Kishimoto, Remi Harris, Toby Billowitz, Meghan Schardt, Leighton Edmondson, and Stephanie Beck

VIDEO PROJECTION

Faces of Democracy by Daniel Rodriguez
thank you for your cooperation by Jordan Bortner \\ JPEGSTRIPES

FEATURING ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES

Free Art Supplies Swap with GrowNYC from 12-4pm
Live Painting with Color Scenes & Bushwick Street Art
Crafts for Kids table
Williamsburg Charter High School Pottery Sale
Interactive art and music-making with NY Creative Therapists
Brooklyn Acts Bushwick Youth Theater Program
Paper flower making with Unruly Collective
Group Photo with Nick McManus at 3:30pm
Himalayan Salt Lamp podcast hosted by Chelsea Taylor

Join us for interactive art making, community conversations and fun! Stop by Community Day for info about Bushwick Open Studios in September, meet and make art with your neighbors and celebrate our Bushwick community.

Arts in Bushwick has two core functions – producing neighborhood arts festivals, and facilitating community projects and dialogue. All of our activities are produced by volunteers and at no cost to the public. It is the mission of Arts in Bushwick to provide a platform for creative minds in the community and work towards an integrated and sustainable neighborhood through arts programming, creative accessibility, and community organizing.

Our venue partner House of YES has served as home and incubator for aerial classes, creative events, circus theatre, and a wide range of performance arts. With a deeply rooted connection to our Brooklyn neighborhood, the House of Yes mission is to provide a platform for artists, performers, and producers of various backgrounds while providing quality and inspiring entertainment to New York City and beyond. House of Yes strives to support innovative live performance and art by offering resources as well as creating events and opportunities to connect.

GrowNYC is a partner in our event, hosting a free Art Supplies Swap from 12-4pm. The public is invited to bring clean, portable, reusable art supplies to share with those who can use them. No one is required to bring something to take something – you can simply show up and see what’s free for the taking. Paint, textiles and beads are just some the offerings. GrowNYC is the sustainability resource for New Yorkers: providing free tools and services anyone can use in order to improve our City and environment. More gardens, greenmarkets, more recycling, and education for all. GrowNYC’s Zero Waste programs are funded by the NYC Department of Sanitation. Learn more at www.grownyc.org/swap.

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