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 is here!

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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2024 BRIC Gala & House Party: “Raised By Brooklyn”
Wed, June 12

2024 BRIC Gala & House Party: “Raised By Brooklyn”

Confronting Misogynoir in Hip-Hop
Thu, May 23, 7PM

Confronting Misogynoir in Hip-Hop

Brooklyn Poetry Slam
May 28

Brooklyn Poetry Slam

BRIClab 2023/24 Residency: Film & TV Screening & Talkback
Wed, May 29, 7PM

BRIClab 2023/24 Residency: Film & TV Screening & Talkback

BRIC Youth Takeover
Thu, May 30, 5 PM

BRIC Youth Takeover

It’s really easy and will only take 5 minutes!
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Host Your Event at BRIC

Host Your Event at BRIC

Explore Membership

Explore Membership

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

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

Watch / Listen to the third episode of Back to Reading Credits with Wes Jackson featuring Nadirah Simmons.
Women. HIp-Hop. Legacy.

Watch / Listen to the third episode of Back to Reading Credits with Wes Jackson featuring Nadirah Simmons.

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

All BRIC exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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

Secret NYC | The Best Music Festivals In NYC Happening This Summer
Press Mention

Secret NYC | The Best Music Festivals In NYC Happening This Summer

05.23.2024
Press Mention

BK Reader | Catch Fishbone, Meshell Ndegeocello at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! in Prospect Park

05.20.2024
Press Mention

Time Out New York | NYC’s best summer music festivals of 2024

05.13.2024
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The New Yorker | Summer Culture Preview

05.10.2024
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BK Magazine | BRIC RELEASES ITS CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! 2024 SUMMER CALENDAR

05.08.2024

Classes

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

BRIC Master Class – The History of Hip Hop with BRIC’s President, Wes Jackson

BRIC Master Class – The History of Hip Hop with BRIC’s President, Wes Jackson

Location
  • BRIC House Media Center
Prerequisite
None
Cost
Free
OPEN TO
All
Audio Production in the Studio

Audio Production in the Studio

Location
  • BRIC House
Prerequisite
Television Studio Production
Cost
$25
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
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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