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chashama's Brooklyn Army Terminal Open Studios
140 58th Street
Building A (Unit 3J) and Building B (Unit 4I)
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Accessible by N, R train (to 59th Street stop in Brooklyn)
Open Studio Hours:
Friday, September 20, 6-10PM
Saturday, September 21, 12-6PM
FREE and open to the public!
BROOKLYN, NY – August 14, 2013 – chashama and the NYC Economic Development Corporation invite the greater New York City area to visit chashama's largest subsidized studio program located at the historic Brooklyn Army Terminal. Spread across two adjacent buildings and situated along Brooklyn's waterfront in the Sunset Park neighborhood, the studios have been a work space for painters, sculptors, photographers, experimental mixed media artists, and even fire-breathing performers! The studio program is currently home to over 85 artists.
For one weekend only, guests can tour the studios, meet the artists, and experience the rich cultural history of the Brooklyn Army Terminal buildings. Guests also have the option to join a private, guided tour offered by the Municipal Art Society (https://secure3.convio.net/
In partnership with the NYC Economic Development Corporation, chashama has provided subsidized studios for hundreds of artists since 2005. The studio program expanded from 20,000 to 60,000 sq. ft. in 2009 to accommodate