Spotlight on Brooklyn Historical Society’s Waterfront Exhibit.
Feb 21, 2018 55 Water Street,art museums,brooklyn historical society,Brooklyn’s coastline,dumbo,history museums,multimedia exhibits,waterfront,waterfront exhibit
The Brooklyn Historical Society’s second location in Dumbo (55 Water Street) recently opened it’s doors again after closing to install their latest long-term exhibit, Waterfront. It’s been open for about a month now and if you haven’t gone over to check it out you should! It’s lovely! It’s described best in this excerpt from their website below and if you’d like to read even more and learn about admission and hours click here.
Waterfront is an exhibition and multimedia experience for all ages that brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through stories of workers, artists, industries, activists, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems. Waterfront traces a personal, local history of the borough’s waterfront while also revealing the coastline’s global significance. The exhibition engages with important debates about the shoreline’s future by taking on the waterfront’s most pressing contemporary topics including sea level rise and gentrification.