GOS Press Release



Greenpoint Open Studios is pleased to announce a scintillating weekend celebrating a thriving arts community steadily growing in Greenpoint. This collaborative effort brings artists, performers, musicians, galleries, and local businesses together to build and foster a platform for creative and cultural exchange. GOS is inspired by the wealth of creativity prevalent in each artist’s studio and gallery and hopes to bring the community together to build relationships, harness ideas, and most importantly, have some fun!

Join us for a weekend where all members of the public can visit nearly a hundred artists at their studios, view exhibitions of participating artists in four local galleries, experience an evening with video screenings and dance performances at Transmitter Park, attend artist talks, and celebrate with drinks and revelry at local bars!

September 25

7 – 9pm: Evening launch at Transmitter Park includes a celebration at this small gem of green along

the East River, whose rawness served as the inspiration for local artists in site-specific dances and films. Rain location will be announced on the website.

9 – 2am: Afterparty at Coco66 with drink specials.

September 26

12 – 6pm: Artists open their studios to the public to view, share, and exchange all forms of

creative practice.

6 – 8pm: Opening reception at participating galleries with exhibitions of GOS artists. Galleries

include: YES Gallery, Gallery 1889, Greenpoint Gallery, and Marie Taillefer Gallery.

9 – 2am: Afterparty at Greenpoint Gallery with bands and concessions.

September 27

12 – 6pm: Artists open their studios to the public to view, share, and exchange all forms of creative practice.

6 – 8pm: Artists talk at Greenpoint Gallery continues the studio dialogue sharing their artistic

practice and engage in a wider discussion of the importance of working within a supportive local arts community.

9 – 2am:         Afterparty at Coco66 with local bands and drink specials.

A full program with schedule, map and directory will be available online and for pick up outside the subway stations including G to Nassau and Greenpoint Ave and L to Bedford Ave. The weekend will include bike tours starting at the subway stations to concentrated studio areas around the neighborhood throughout the day, check greenpointopenstudios.wordpress.com for full details.

Don’t forget to view GOS’ participation in the Brooklyn Artillery Art Fair open every weekend thru October.

Special thank you to Open Space Alliance, Art Cards, and Culture Hall.

Please direct questions to Elaine Matthias and Joann Kim at greenpointopenstudios@gmail.com



About Joann

I write about art as a means to create chaos amidst order.
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