BWAC _ Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

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BWAC _ Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
481 Van Brunt Street
Door #7
11231 Red Hook, Brooklyn
New York

Venue Type: Gallery
James Hanlon
Open hours
1 - 6pm
718 596-2506
performing-arts, installation art, photography, paintings, clay, contemporary, emerging, experimental, performance, street-art/graffiti/pop, design/decorative

Brooklyn Waterfront Artist's Coalition presents the 2016 BWAC Fall Art Shows:


Closing weekend, Saturday October 15th and Sunday October 16th – 1:00pm to 6:00pm


The Fall Group Art Shows in BWAC’s funky Civil War-era warehouse gallery on Red Hook’s scenic pier are filled with 25,000sf of art in all mediums, in a wide variety of styles, and in four distinctly different exhibits:

Brooklyn is…. a narrative show of some 200 artists;

Art in Clay 4, exhibiting the power of clay to say almost anything;

the really, really Affordable Art Show, a juried show where really, really great bargains are to be found, and

Grand Installations - very different yet all dramatic installations interspersed throughout the galleries. 

Multiple special events are planned for every single day of the show.  It’s jam-packed with concerts in many music genres as well written word programs which aim to celebrate and savor the wondrous variety of local wordsmiths.



Saturday, October 15, 2:00 PM


Dr. Ruth Richards, “New Routes To Creative Ideas”


Join Dr. Ruth Richards, professor, researcher, and writer on creativity (Editor of Everyday Creativity and New Views of Human Nature) for an illustrated talk to explore three key paths to creating.  Best of all, we’ll hear from six amazing artists, all well known to BWAC: Evan Cordes, Anna Hagen, Judith Hooper, Russell Mehlman, John Strohbeen, and Tobi Zausner.  They will do cameos and take part in a later Q and A with you and Dr. Richards to share the “real story.”



Saturday, October 15, 4:00 PM


The Word Cabaret


Our favorite long-running Saturday reading series, curated by John Istel.  Authors to be announced.



Final Day of Fall Performance Season


Sunday, October 16, 2:00 PM


Kermit Driscoll


Since 2004, bassist Kermit Driscoll had been making New Year’s resolutions to document his own music as a leader. He’s best known for his 1987-1996 tenure with guitarist Bill Frisell, but name it and Driscoll has played it: Broadway shows, classical, folk, rock, film and TV music, the exacting work of Ben Monder, John Hollenbeck, John Zorn and more. Now he’s fulfilled that promise to himself and released Reveille (19/8), his long-awaited debut. It features his friends Frisell and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, with new colleague Kris Davis on piano. Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America’s Gig Fund program, with support from NYSCA and the NEA.


Sunday, October 16, 4:00PM


The Silent Affordable Auction


Put in a winning bid at the Silent Affordable Auction where bids start as low as $30!


The show is open weekends 1-6PM and runs until Sunday, October 16.

481 Van Brunt (Door 7) in Red Hook 11231


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