Arts in Bushwick has put together a super map/directory, which is really fun to look at. There are 612 615 studios represented! Keep ‘em coming, AIB! This looks to be shaping up to be one kick-ass studio art and music event, with food! Yay! Map your plan now, because it’s 3 days long. Get busy.
The official programming of BOS ’13 events, hosted by AiB and ordered by date follows below:
BOS 2013 Launch Party
Shea Stadium BK
20 Meadow St.
Friday, May 31, 8pm-2am
The official Bushwick Open Studios Launch Party is a one-night celebration comprised entirely of local talent, showcasing music by Brooklyn favorites, EULA, AIR WAVES, LODRO, and DARLINGS. DJ Mr. Ad Hoc will spin in between sets. Open bar compliments of Brooklyn Brewery; photo-booth with live digital feed courtesy of The Bosco.
Seeking Space Exhibition
195 Morgan Ave.
Friday, May 31, June 1-2, 12-7pm
The fourth annual official BOS visual arts group exhibition, Seeking Space, will be held at 3rdWard, Bushwick’s premier exhibition and workshop space. Curated from a pool of open-call submissions, attracting international and local talent, this show will display work by 30+ artists from Brooklyn and beyond. The opening night event will feature a live DJ set, projection art, and an open bar sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery.
Saturday, June 1, 7pm-3am
This two-day rock music festival will feature some of Brooklyn’s best bands,playing garage, punk, soul, new wave, rockabilly, and glam. DJs will spin between sets. Drink specials provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
Hybrid: A Performance Art Showcase
Brooklyn Fire Proof East
120 Ingraham St.
Saturday, June 2, 6-9pm
Using the medium of performance as an opportunity for interaction, Hybrid will present a provocative and dialogue-inducing body of work, with an emphasis on pieces that encourage social and relational exchange.
Electronic Music Showcase
Bossa Nova Civic Club
1271 Myrtle Ave.
Saturday, June 1, 10pm-4am
This late-night event encourages party-goers to dance the night away to beats spun by local, up-and-coming electronic music masters at Bossa Nova Civic Club, Bushwick’s best after-hours scene. No cover, cash bar, 21+ over.
Community Mural Launch Party
Moore Street Retail Market (La Marqueta de Williamsburg)
110 Moore Street
Saturday, June 1, 12-5pm
Celebrating the intersection of food and community, visitors are invited to participate in the unveiling of a new public mural in the outdoor aquaponic farm space at La Marqueta de Williamsburg. Titled “How Does Food Unite People,” the mural was developed by artist and Bushwick resident Miriam Castillo and students from the Beacon Center for Arts and Leadership. A team of student artists and volunteers has been painting the mural since early April. The project, led byAiB’s Community Team, is made possible in collaboration with the Beacon Center, The Moore Street Retail Market, and OKO Farms. The event will feature live music and foods from the market!
BOS 2013 Community Day
Maria Hernandez Park
Knickerbocker Ave. at Starr St.
Sunday, June 2, 11am-4pm
A new endeavor prompted by AiB’s expanded Community Outreach team, BOS ’13 Community Day offers a variety of local community organizations and Bushwick families the chance to participate in the weekend festivities. Arts and crafts stations hosted by local artists, live music, and other family-friendly activities are open to visitors of all ages.
BOS 2013 Moving Forward Music Concert
Brooklyn Fire Proof East
119 Ingraham St.
Sunday, June 2nd, 2pm-2am
This all day landmark musical event, boasting dual indoor and outdoor stages, is a fringe festival of established and undiscovered gems with styles ranging from folk, synthwave, dark psychedelic, and avant-garde pop to new music ensembles, dark/cold wave, and more.
CinemaSunday and BOS 2013 Closing Party
279 Starr St.
Sunday, June 2, 6pm-1am
CinemaSunday is a new collaboration between Bushwick Film Festival and AiB in order to provide Bushwick’s video and film artists a chance to exhibit their work on the big screen during BOS ’13. This debut event presents an evening of carefully selected innovate shorts, Q&A sessions with the filmmakers, and a backyard BBQ to celebrate the closing of BOS ’13.