BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY'S GALLERY SPACE KICK OFF

September 6, 2005

EVENT: BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY'S GALLERY SPACE KICK OFF

During the construction of Central Library's Auditorium, and the renovation of its Plaza, BPL is proud to present a vibrant and diverse art collection by artists throughout the borough on its construction wall fence. This out-of-door exhibit features a variety of themes and mediums that explore the urban environment. Contributing artists include Damaso Reyes, Steven Schuster, Lisa Goldfarb, Sophie Fenwick, Gregg Richards, Lucille Fornasieri-Gold, Leah Dixon, Clay Stang, and Catharine Balco.

Brooklyn Public Library extends special thanks to Aquent for their contribution to this premier outdoor collection.

DATE/TIME:
Wednesday, September 7, 2005

1:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
Brooklyn Public Library
Central Library
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
In front of Central Library's Eastern Parkway Entrance

BACKGROUND:
Destined to be one of Brooklyn's most exciting outdoor civic spaces, Central Library’s Plaza will serve as an outdoor reading room, gathering area and performance space, with a café and beautiful landscaping. Beneath the Plaza, the Auditorium will host rich educational and cultural programs, and be a center for learning and culture. The Plaza + Auditorium is scheduled to open in the late Fall 2006. Until then, the public is invited to stop by and enjoy some of the borough’s best artistic talent.


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