Dumbo Arts Center records, 1997-2014

Dumbo Arts Center, est. 1997 - 2014
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Collection size: 29.1 linear feet

Collection Summary: Administrative files, exhibition and project files, photographs, printed material and audio visual material relating to the projects and exhibitions of the Dumbo Arts Center. Adminstrative files include minutes of board meetings, grant applications, membership lists, strategy proposals, and press packets. Exhibition and project files document the artists and works proposed and executed for exhibitions or annual festivals and include installation maps, budgets, artists' statements, and images of the completed works. Photographs and slides are of installations, performances, and exhibitions. Printed material includes announcements and other ephemera. Video and sound recordings (3.0 linear feet) on VHS, DVCPro, MiniDV, DAT, Hi8, DVD and CD are of festival performances, press coverage, and artists' submissions.

Biographical/Historical Note: Dumbo Arts Center (established 1997-closed 2014) was an arts organization in Brooklyn, New York. It was founded as a sponsor organization for the Dumbo Arts Festival, initially known as the Art Under the Bridge Festival in Dumbo, Brooklyn, a public forum for experimental art. During the remainder of the year, the Dumbo Arts Center exhibited work in its gallery.

Donated 2015 by Dumbo Arts Center via Julie Martin, Board member.

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