“Head to Brooklyn to get your culture fix (at the DUMBO Arts Festival)” – Time Out New York
“A visual tsunami” – Village Voice
“There's more worthwhile stuff to see than there is time to see it in” The L Magazine
“A cutting-edge multimedia bash fit for Brooklyn’s Silicon Alley” – Brooklyn Paper
Welcome to the DUMBO Arts Festival Media Center, where you will can find information for your coverage of the festival.
A free, sprawling feast for the senses unlike any other in the city, the Festival takes over the entire neighborhood for three days, transforming its streets, parks, bridges, buildings, loading docks, galleries, and studios into canvasses, stages, exhibition spaces. More than 200,000 thrill-seekers can expect to experience a bonanza of brilliant local, national, and international art. Set amid the backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline in one of the city’s most culturally-rich and tech-friendly hubs, the festival offers something for everyone -- from unexpected installations in stores and lobbies to huge, multi-story projections, interactive social experiments, participatory performances, and eye candy of all sizes.
To join the DUMBO Arts Festival press list, request more information, or to arrange an interview with Lisa Kim, Director of the Festival or any artists, please contact Patrick Kowalczyk at email@example.com or 212-627-8098.
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Each year the DUMBO Arts Festival seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.
The DUMBO Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 500 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. This year, the Festival will take place on Friday, September 27th, Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th. The official Festival hours are Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday noon to 9pm, Sunday noon to 6pm. Outdoor projections on view through midnight all three nights.
Art revelers can enjoy: outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, dancers, poets as well as performers throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, and in the park.
Please join us at the Festival that brings DUMBO’s creativity to the world and the world’s creativity to DUMBO every Fall.
The DUMBO Arts Festival is a project of DUMBO Arts Festival, LLC. All rights reserved.
The Festival has been getting a lot of attention from all types of media – print, online, social, sky-writing… we appreciate it! If you are interested in media access to a specific artist, event, or have any questions, please contact our fantastic communications team at PKPR, c/o Patrick Kowalczyk, email@example.com.
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