• coney island museum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: coney island | space type: museum & performance venue | active …

  • waterfront museum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: coney island | space type: nonprofit museum | active since: 1985 …

  • pioneer works

    space type: nonprofit, skillshare, gallery | neighborhood: red hook | active since: 2012 | links: website, facebook, twitter, wikipedia Pioneer Works is huge. It’s around 27,000 square feet with 40-foot ceilings, which is just truly, absolutely …

  • uniondocs

    space type: movies, event space, nonprofit | neighborhood: williamsburg | active since: 2005 | links: website, facebook, twitter UnionDocs is a center focused on documentary art in all its facets. They put on about 100 events a year—primarily …

  • brooklyn historical society

    space type: museum, nonprofit | neighborhood: brooklyn heights | active since: 1863 | links: website, facebook, twitter The Brooklyn Historical Society is definitely a bit more conventional than the spaces I usually cover here. But this is a …

  • exapno (metropolitan exchange building)

    neighborhood: downtown brooklyn | space type: music coworking | open since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter Founded by husband-and-wife composers Lainie and Jascha, Exapno is a coworking space for the musically minded. For a very low …

  • no-space

    space type: activism | neighborhood: greenpoint | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter No-Space is the current workshop for Not An Alternative, an art-and-activism collective that works to affect politics and culture through organizing, education, …

  • flux factory

    neighborhood: long island city | space type: art collective, nonprofit | active since: 1994 | links: website, facebook, twitter Yes, I know Flux Factory is in Queens. For what it’s worth, they actually started in Brooklyn—in the Monster …

  • ugly duckling presse

    space type: nonprofit press | neighborhood: gowanus | active since: 2000 | links: website, facebook, twitter Ugly Duckling Presse is a nonprofit letterpress printing and bookbinding studio with a pretty long and fascinating history, which you can read …

  • south oxford space

    space type: rehearsal & performance space | neighborhood: ft. greene | active since: 2000 | links: website, facebook A.R.T. New York (the Alliance of Resident Theatres) has been supporting nonprofit theatre groups for forty years. They provide all …