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Compére Collective Presents: Poetry Tea Party on Saturday, May 11

Join us for a pre-Mother’s Day celebration of tea and poetry at Compère Collective! Teas, Snacks, and hand-made tea party hats will be available – hosted by Cynthia Colon, Valerie Hill, and the Red Hook Library Bring your poetry to read! 2-5 minutes per poet About Valerie Hill Valerie Hill is a long time Red […]

Compére Collective Presents: Free Store Pop-Up by Red Hook Mutual Aid

Red Hook Mutual Aid is hosting their Free Store Pop-Up at Compère Collective from May 13-May 17! Stop by to drop off anything you’d like to donate (helloooo spring cleaning!) – or if you’re in need, take a bag and whatever else you’d like! Store is open 2-6pm, Monday through Friday! See you there!!

Compére Collective Presents: ‘Ción, Mamá by Gilly Lugo

Artist Gilly Lugo invites you to her first solo show at Compére Collective. Her mixed media figurative paintings and sculptures are influenced by cultural symbols and imagery from her Dominican heritage. Her work explores spirituality, identity and legacy as seen through the matriarchal lens. Opening Reception:  Saturday, May 4 – 6-9PM On view May 2-9 […]

Compére Collective Presents: Scrappy Reading Series by Farah Faye

What does scrappy mean to you? Five emerging and established readers will answer this question at the inaugural edition of the Scrappy Reading Series, supported by the Red Hook Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Join us at Compère Collective as these writers share how they interpret “scrappy,” and how they embody this in their writing lives, personal lives, […]

Compére Collective Presents: Through a Plastic Lens by Lenore Solmo

For our April exhibit, we are pleased to welcome Lenore Solmo and her show, Through a Plastic Lens. When asked about her relationship to NYC and her art, she says,  “Living in NYC provides a never-ending stream of overflowing trash bins, yielding possible art materials. In 2020, when the world appeared to stand still, I decided […]

Compére Collective Presents: Ellipsis Rare Books Pop-Up

This month, we are hosting Ellipsis Rare Books in a pop-up shop – join us in welcoming our neighbors to the Compère community! Described as, “Purveyors of words on paper specializing in rare, unusual, and out-of-print books relating to occultism, spiritualism, weird fiction, art, and formerly forbidden knowledge from Alchemy to Zen,” Ellipsis Rare Books […]

Compére Collective Presents: Little Windows Before I Forget by Grace Aki

We are kicking off 2024 strong at Compère, welcoming back Grace Aki with her exhibit, “Little Windows Before I Forget.” Her collection explores fleeting images, long lasting mental frames, and savoring it all through photography, ink, and paint. Join us on February 2nd from 6-8pm for the Opening Reception, with light bites, refreshments, and tunes […]

Compére Collective Presents: Visceral Visions by Eleonora Volpe

This month, visual artist Eleonora Volpe is exhibiting her show Visceral Visions! Read about the exhibit below, and be sure to stop by the Opening Reception on November 12 from 3pm-7pm! Visceral Visions by Eleonora Volpe Eleonora’s innovative approach to art, using repurposed cardboard as her canvas, is a testament to her commitment to sustainability. Alongside her […]

Compére Collective Presents: RESET by Mek Frinchaboy

We are so excited to be hosting Red Hook artist, Mek Frinchaboy for the entire month of October! Make sure you stop by to see her collection of hyper-realistic pencil art! Reset – by Mek Frinchaboy This show envelops you in moments suspended between reality and imagination, etched in the delicate strokes of hyper-realistic pencil […]

Compére Collective x Realty Collective Supports: Red Hook Open Studios & Red Hook Community Cinema

October is an artful month!! We are so proud to be participating in Red Hook Open Studios, happening October 7-8 all throughout Red Hook! We’ll be hosting Red Hook artist, Mek Frinchaboy during RHOS + the entire month of October. Reset – by Mek Frinchaboy This show envelops you in moments suspended between reality and […]