About

Bed Stuy Arts Stroll is an art series developed and organized by Bed Stuy galleries, art spaces and businesses on the First Saturdays and Sundays March to December.

Scheduled March 2 and 3 Locations:

  • Bed Stuy: West Stroll Locations

The Bishop Gallery will feature

Sanctuary Spaces Gallery (open on Saturday only)

Skylight Galley at Restoration will feature Larry Weekes

Basquiat’s Bottle will feature

  • Bed Stuy: Center Stroll Locations


The Bed-Stuy Provisions

Brown Butter Cafe

Calabar Gallery at Calabar Imports with Musah Swallah and Beatrice Lebreton

Deanna Evans Projects (will not be participating because of a show SPRING BREAK, they will join us in April)

Zion Gallery will feature Fedrerica Hartley and Ava Tomlinson

  • Bed Stuy: East Stroll Locations

BKLYN Commons will feature

Domicile will feature Emma Safir

Bailey’s Cafe will have a Free SIP

Lewis Art Collective will feature Ashley Crawford, Sam Messer, Mary-Ann Monforton, Glenn Pogue and Morris Shuman

Richard Beavers Gallery will feature the work of Frank Morrison

Join us for a day discussion at Destination Bed Stuy: Art, Hip-Hop & Murals on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at BKLYN Commons, Seven Marcus Garvey Blvd in Brooklyn.

Destination Bed Stuy: Art, Hip Hop & Murals symposium will shed light on the borough’s outstanding contribution to Hip Hop Culture through the lens of art. In addition to serving as the home to a some of the culture’s premiere rap ambassadors (Notorious BIG, Jay Z, Mos Def), various galleries have curated shows, open and commercial spaces in the neighborhood that pay homage to the vibrancy and cultural aesthetics of the genre.

Moderated by Atim Annette Oton, the affair will explore the some of the history of graffiti art and its acceptance into the world of mural painting while introducing some of the medium’s artists and cultural enthusiasts.

The day will include panel discussions, an art exhibition, on-site mural creation, live DJ music, performances, and a meet and greet with Albert Diaz, world-renowned the community is home to numerous art galleries, open and commercial spaces subway graffiti artist and author of “SAMO… Since 1978…” collection of stories inspired by Diaz and legendary artists Jean-Michael Basquiat friendship.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/destination-bed-stuy-art-hip-hop-murals-at-bklyn-commons-tickets-54587945013

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ober 6 and Sunday October 7 Bed Stuy Arts Stroll

Begins 1pm and 3pm

BLACK WOMEN AND MEN by Jimmy James Greene at Calabar Gallery in Calabar Imports, 351 Tompkins Avenue (between Madison and Monroe Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11216, (718) 928-3970, www.calabargallery.com

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Small Works Exhibition at Peace & Riot, 401-403 Tompkins Avenue, Bedford Stuyvesant, NY 11216. 347-647-6100. http://www.peaceandriot.com

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Small Paintings: Figurative and Landscape by Amechi and Diane Grazette-Collins at ZION GALLERY, 152 MacDonough Street (near Throop Ave), Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY 11216, (718)819-7466, www.ZionGalleryBedStuy.com

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Fulton Art Fair Exhibition at Bailey’s Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd, corner of Chauncey and Decatur, Bed Stuy, NY 11233, 718 670-7063. https://baileyscafe.org

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Richard Beavers Gallery, 408 Marcus Garvey Blvd (between Halsey and Macon), Brooklyn, NY 11205. (917) 966-9467, www.richardbeaversgallery.com
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The Bishop Gallery, 916 Bedford Avenue (between Bedford Avenue and Nostrand), Brooklyn, NY 11205. (917) 966-9467, www.thebishoponbedford.com

Artwork at Peace & Riot, 401 – 403 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. http://www.peaceandriot.com, 347-663-6100

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These galleries will be open only on Saturday this October.

The Enterprise Collective Community Art Making Project & Pop Up Market at Sanctuary Gallery, 178 Lexington Avenue (between Myrtle Avenue and Willoughby), Brooklyn, NY 11216. (646) 966-9467, www.facebook.com/SanctuaryArtGalleryShoppe

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SCALE at Deanna Evans Projects, 399 Putnam Ave, 1A, Brooklyn, NY 11216. 201-321-1917. www.deannaevansprojects.com

MURALS TO SEE:

  • King of NY” mural of legendary Bed-Stuy rapper Biggie Smalls on Bedford Avenue and Quincy Street. The mural was created in 2015 by Naoufal “Rocko” Alaoui and Scott “Zimer” Zimmerman
  • The Ol’ Dirty Bastard Mural at the corner of Putnam and Franklin Avenues – (originally painted by Vic Goldfeld for a documentary)
  • BIGGIE MURAL, 486 Dekalb Ave (at Franklin Ave.)
  • Mural at Tompkins and Halsey by Alan Aine.
  • BIGGIE MURAL, Dekalb Ave (at Throop Ave.)

FOOD PLACES:

A&A Bake and Doubles, 481 Nostrand Ave, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Bed Stuy Provisions, 563 Gates Avenue, Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

BKLYN Blend, 194 Tompkins Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Brown Butter Craft Bar & Kitchen, 413 Tompkins Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Calaca, 139 Putnam Ave, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Crocus Coffee, 328 Tompkins Avenue,
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Peaches Hothouse, 415 Tompkins Ave, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Saraghina, 435 Halsey St, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Next Weekends:

  • November 3 and 4, 2018
  • December 2, 2018