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Photoville 2019 in Brooklyn Bridge Park
At Brookyn Bridge Plaza, Under the Bridge in DUMBO
Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— will be transformed into an immersive photography village populated by 90+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
In store will be:
- Nighttime Screenings & Events
- Journalists Under Fire
- Container Exhibitions
- Outdoor Installations
- Freelance Safety Clinic
- Workshops & Guided Tours
- Education & Teacher Development Day
- Leica Pavilion
- Adobe Space
- Special Events & Pop-ups
The following comes courtesy of their official newsletter:
After an incredible festival earlier this year in partnership with the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, our team is back on the East Coast, refreshed and inspired by our West Coast debut.
Photoville NYC will return for its eighth year from September 12-22, 2019, beneath the majestic Brooklyn Bridge in our gorgeous home at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Our team of Photo-carnies will once again transform the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza into an immersive photography village populated by over 80 exhibitions in 60+ shipping containers.
We absolutely could not pull off Photoville without all of our partners and artists; our host and founding partner Brooklyn Bridge Park; our co-founding partners Two Trees Management, and Photo District News. Thank you for being there from the very beginning. Hats off to our friends and marquee partners Leica Camera, St. Ann’s Warehouse, PhotoWings, the DUMBO Business Improvement District, and our partners in crime, Smorgasburg! “”
Have a look at some videos posted from previous years’ events:
B&H Photography Podcast | Photoville 2018
Published by B&H Photo Video
Photoville 2018 Alan Eglinton
Published by extraordinary project Mug Publishing
39th Annual Family Festival by the Sea
at Lido Beach
September 19 – 22, 2019
Lido Beach Town Park
630 Lido Boulevard
Lido Beach, N
This family-fun Town of Hempstead event features midway rides and games for all ages, craft vendors, favorite fair food and free concerts.
Live music highlights:
- Thursday: Ben Goldsmith and The Original Band (6:30 pm), SixGun (8:30 pm)
- Friday: ONE – Three Dog Night tribute (7 pm), Decadia (9:15 pm)
- Saturday: Jerome “City” Smith (11:30 am), Wonderous Stories (2 pm), Nado (4:30 pm), Any Way You Want It – Journey tribute (5:30 pm), 70s Rock Parade (8:30 pm)
- Sunday: Endless Summer – Beach Boys tribute (noon), Generations (2 pm), Back in Time – Huey Lewis & the News tribute (5 pm), Freebird – Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute (8 pm)
Festival admission is free. Ride wristbands are $30 on site; online in advance for $20 each, 2 for $30 or a Family 4 Pack for $60; and online during the festival for $25 each or a Family 4 Pack for $85. See website for ride ticket prices and coupon savings on rides and food.
Midway hours are 5-10 pm Thursday, 5-11 pm Friday, noon-11 pm Saturday and noon-10 pm Sunday. The festival opens at 5 pm Thursday – Friday and 11 am Saturday – Sunday.
For more information, call 866-666-3247.
Staten Island 69th Annual Fence Show
Saturday, September 28, 2019
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, September 29
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
Staten Island, New York 10301
Each year, the Fence Show transforms the Museum’s front lawn into an outdoor gallery featuring over 140 local artists and craftspeople. See paintings, ceramics, prints, jewelry and textiles and take something original home from this longstanding festival. The day features food trucks, activities for kids, and live music by Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble.
Wyckoff House Presents
Annual Breukelen Country Fair
Saturday, September 28
1:00 – 5:00 pm
At the Wyckoff House Museum
5816 Clarendon Road
Bring the whole family for a day-long extravaganza of local growing, hands-on homesteading, and creativity that turns the traditional harvest festival on its ear and boasts an array of games, crafts, local food, music, demonstrations, and family-friendly workshops led by local partners.
Celebrate Brooklyn’s rich history of growing with a local pop-up farmer’s market, seed swap, plant talks, and planting activities. Get your hands in the dirt, plant some seeds, press some cider, learn about honey bees, or have your face painted. Learn about colonial and urban homesteading with demonstrations of fiber arts, traditional crafts, and much more!