Welcome to BRIC

1979

2024

For over 45 years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for our community, we ignite learning in people of all ages and centralize diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC builds Brooklyn’s creative future.

June 8 - August 24

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2024

The longest-running free performing arts festival in New York City is BACK this summer at the Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park.

Ft. Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul, Fishbone, Meshell Ndegeocello, Seun Kuti, Thee Sacred Souls, a night commemorating visionary musician Arthur Russell with Wordless Music Orchestra, The Halluci Nation and more.

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Wed, Sept. 18

Opening Reception: to hold a we, Fall 2024 BRIC House exhibition

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Tue, July 30

Thee Sacred Souls | LA LOM

AFROPUNK BLKTOPIA at Celebrate Brooklyn!
August 23 & 24

AFROPUNK BLKTOPIA at Celebrate Brooklyn!

Watch Back to Reading Credits w/ Wes Jackson ft fashion icon, April Walker.
Women. HIp-Hop. Legacy.

Watch Back to Reading Credits w/ Wes Jackson ft fashion icon, April Walker.

Come visit two art galleries and one film festival, curated by youth!
On View until July 28

Come visit two art galleries and one film festival, curated by youth!

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Explore Membership

Explore Membership

A Space Just for You | Create. Share. Connect.
Community Producers

A Space Just for You | Create. Share. Connect.

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DEADLINE: Fri. Aug 2. 2024

Open Call for Submissions: 11th Annual B Free Awards

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

All BRIC exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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Emerging Creators: 35th Annual Student Exhibition
BRIC Youth Curatorial Exhibition: THIS I BELIEVE
11th Annual Concrete Stories: BRIC Youth Media Festival Exhibition

Watch/Listen

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BRIC TV
BRIC TV
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Brooklyn Free Speech TV
Brooklyn Free Speech TV
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BRIC Radio
BRIC Radio
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Brooklyn Free Speech Radio
Brooklyn Free Speech Radio

BRIC News

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Press Release

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CONTACT: Elisa Smilovitz / 551.486.3273 / [email protected] James Michael Nichols, BRIC / 718.683.5980 / [email protected] to hold a we BRIC…

07.25.2024
Press Mention

Brooklyn Magazine | Erykah Badu to Headline Afropunk in Prospect Park Next Month

07.23.2024
Press Mention

Brooklyn Magazine | WEEKEND GUIDE: 19 THINGS TO DO IN BROOKLYN

07.18.2024
Press Mention

Brooklyn Paper | BRIC’s annual music festival, Celebrate Brooklyn!, bridges cultural gaps with eclectic lineup, community commitment

07.17.2024
Community News

A Message to Our Community

07.16.2024

Classes

BRIC’s classes are open to anyone living in Brooklyn.

Summer Scriptwriting Lab

Summer Scriptwriting Lab

4 sessions
Location
  • BRIC House
Prerequisite
None
Cost
$225
OPEN TO
All
Seed&Spark, Session 1: Art of the Pitch with Meghan Ross

Seed&Spark, Session 1: Art of the Pitch with Meghan Ross

1 session
Location
  • Virtual
Prerequisite
None
Cost
Free
OPEN TO
All
BRIC Master Class - The History of Hip-Hop with BRIC’s President, Wes Jackson - SOLD OUT

BRIC Master Class - The History of Hip-Hop with BRIC’s President, Wes Jackson - SOLD OUT

Location
  • BRIC House Media Center
Prerequisite
None
Cost
Free
OPEN TO
All
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Community Resources

Opportunities for artists and members of the local community to get involved with BRIC and partnering organizations.

Helpful Resources

SPACE RENTALS
OPEN CALLS
COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
Equipment & Studio Reservations