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Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival

5:00pm - 5:00pm

Discover the epicenter of Brooklyn’s arts and culture.

Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival: Discover the District is an annual celebration of Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural community and the artists, writers, and performers who inspire the borough’s creative spirit.

The 2019 Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival will take place from Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6. Throughout the weekend, acclaimed arts organizations across the Brooklyn Cultural District open their doors with exciting performances, talks, and tours, and present a host of free programming at The Plaza at 300 Ashland, including theater, poetry, dance, music, and other performances.

On Saturday (10/5), learn excerpts from Mark Morris’ “energetic, inventive, and delightful” Eleven, which will be performed at New York City Center’s Fall for Dance Festival October 3-4. Class will be led by company members Brandon Cournay and Deepa Liegel and accompanied by live music on The Plaza at 300 Ashland. All ages and levels, with and without disabilities are welcome.