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Museums to visit on the South Brooklyn Route

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July 27, 2018 Erica Patterson

It’s time to cruise your city again this weekend, and the perfect place to do it is on the NYC Ferry. Our waterfront communities have great bars, restaurants, museums, and parks. This weekend we want to take you on a tour of the museums along our South Brooklyn route.

Atlantic Avenue – Pier 6 Brooklyn Bridge Park

First up The Invisible Dog which is a 16-minute walk from our landing.  This week they will be hosting their highly anticipated FAD Market. The FAD Market is a fashion, art, design pop-up market that travels to unique venues seasonally throughout the borough of Brooklyn, New York. It was launched in 2016 and has since been featured in the New York Times. The event is free and open to the public. It will take place Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29. For more information visit: http://theinvisibledog.org/fad-market-2/

Visit Brooklyn Historical Society Dumbo this weekend for the Waterfront exhibit. It is only a 14-minute walk from our landing. The Waterfront is a multimedia exhibit for all ages. It brings forth the history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activist, families, neighborhoods and ecosystem. To learn more about the exhibit visit: http://brooklynhistory.org/dumbo/

Also visit the New York Transit Museum for the Transit Walk: Roosevelt Island. The walk is only a 15-minutes from our landing. It talks about the history of transportation to Roosevelt Island and the way it has played in New York City history. Also includes a little NYC Ferry knowledge as well! Tickets for this event is $30 for the general public and $25 for museum members. The event will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information visit: https://www.nytransitmuseum.org/program/transitwalk-0728/

Red Hook

Get off at Red Hook stop on our South Brooklyn route for three amazing exhibits. The Waterfront Museum is hosting an exhibit on Wes Modes – A Secret History of American River People. California artist is a bringing a boat down the Hudson River while focusing on the river communities. The exhibit opens on Saturday, July 28, 2018, and is only an 11-minute walk from our pier. This exhibit is a multi-layered art and social history project which will present Wes Modes finding through the art exhibit, photography, social media, digital film and book projects. For more information project visit: http://peoplesriverhistory.us/

Pioneer Works has two amazing exhibits running now through August 26, 2018 and is only a three minute walk from our landing. The first exhibit Orchid: RBG by Matthew Morrocco’s it all about the are of photography. It is the first in a series of exhibitions about light, color, and time that Matthew Morrocco will present from 2018 through 2019. Crust Curatorial will host the second part of this project called Orchid Seasons in September 2018. The second exhibit hosted at Pioneer Works is Stamped by filmmaker and photographer John Lucas and writer Claudia Rankine. For this exhibit, they have collaboratively captured photographs of dyed blonde hair as seen on the heads of strangers and acquaintances. The exhibition engages the quotidian aspirations of Americans who have decided to send themselves into the world of blonde.

Furthermore, visit the Mixed Show this weekend at HG Contemporary Galley which is. It will feature artist Niclas Castello, Franz Klainsek, Olga Tobreluts, Massimo Agostinelli, Laura Kimpton, Jan Larsen, Conor Mccreedy and Stickymonger. The show will be a survey of unique talent featuring a variety of mediums and styles from sculpture to vinyl mastery, painting, and lithographs.

It’s museum season and the NYC Ferry has got you covered with a ride on our South Brooklyn route!

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