The Center for Brooklyn History is proud to offer weekly programs, both virtual and in person. See what's coming up here!

Upcoming

CBH Talk: When Public Libraries Serve Incarcerated Communities

Thu, Jun 2   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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Since 2014 Brooklyn Public Library has partnered with the NYC Department of Corrections on a program that allows families to visit their incarcerated loved ones via free video calls from the safe...

Jody Oberfelder Projects: Walking to Present

Fri, Jun 3   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

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PLEASE NOTE: NEW EVENT DATE/TIME 

Join us for a site-inspired walk with dance ensemble Jody Oberfelder Projects. Experience monuments and your own embodiment in a guided group...

Jody Oberfelder Projects: Walking to Present

Fri, Jun 3   5:45 pm to 6:30 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

BPL Outdoors BPL Presents

PLEASE NOTE:  NEW EVENT DATE/TIME

Join us for a site-inspired walk with dance ensemble Jody Oberfelder Projects. Experience monuments and your own embodiment in a guided group...

New Voices Festival: Confessions III

Fri, Jun 3   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

BPL Presents classical interludes live music

The second New Voices Festival explores our most deeply felt emotions. Works by 13 composers, three of them world-premieres, demonstrate the power of song to lay bare our innermost feelings....

CBH Talk: One Man’s Story of Gay Rights and Asylum

Tue, Jun 7   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

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In May and June the Center for Brooklyn History opens its doors for limited, live public programs! Before renovations to our ground floor begin, join us in the building for one or more of these live...

Prospect Park: A Chancellor's Day Professional Learning Event for Educators

Thu, Jun 9   9:00 am to 3:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

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Public parks are an essential part of life in urban areas. The Covid-19 pandemic illuminated just how important sites of nature, fresh air, and recreation are in crowded New York City. In Brooklyn...

CBH Talk - A Rainbow Spin Through NYC: The LGBTQ Guide to a New York You Didn’t Know

Wed, Jun 22   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

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In May and June the Center for Brooklyn History opens its doors for limited, live public programs! Before renovations to our ground floor begin, join us in the building for one or more of these live...

CBH is proud to be a member of the Women's Suffrage NYC Centennial Consortium, a citywide collaboration of cultural organizations marking the history of women's suffrage and the ongoing struggles for gender and racial equity.
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Center for Brooklyn History public programs are made possible by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and in part by public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.