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Taking place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 : Winter 2013-2014

 Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

Winter 2013

 

Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 92The Can-Do Yard: WWII at the Brooklyn Navy Yard tour

Saturday 12/7 (Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day edition). Sunday 1/5, 1/19, 2/2 and 3/2. 11am – 1pm.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

FREE for WWII veterans.  $30 all others.  Veterans, current and former military personnel and members of BLDG 92 receive a 10% discount.

Turnstile Tours and BLDG 92 evoke the Yard during World War II on this interactive tour drawing from the experiences of the 70,000 wartime workers who made it the “Can-Do” Yard. Visitors will explore the role of New York City’s waterfront in the war effort and make connections between the Yard and famous battles of WWII.  Highlights include the Naval Hospital campus, the Naval Film Exchange, a working dry dock, and legendary sites in the surrounding community. For more information and to register, visit http://bldg92.org/events/.

 

BLDG 92 Presents…Wesley Fagan: A Life in Pictures

Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm – 6pm.  Ongoing

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

FREE

Jazz musician and the Navy Yard’s first African-American photography director passed away last year at the age of 101.  A Bed-Stuy local, his great American story and selections of his work—including his capture of the USS Constellation blaze, one of Brooklyn’s most disastrous—are now on view at BLDG 92.  For more information, visit http://bldg92.org/exhibitions/special-exhibits/.

 

Brooklyn Navy Yard Overview tour:  The Past, Present, and Future of the Yard

Saturdays (Ongoing).  Sundays 12/8, 1/5, 3/23 and 3/30.   2:30pm – 4:30pm.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

$30.  Members of BLDG 92; Brooklyn Historical Society; Brooklyn Greenway Initiative; Intrepid; and Lower East Side Tenement Museum receive a 10% discount.

Guided bus tour explores intriguing sites of the 150-year shipbuilding facility including a Civil-War era dry dock, the 24-acre former Navy hospital campus, and the nation’s first multi-story LEED Gold-certified industrial building.  For more information, visit http://bldg92.org/events/.

 

Gallery 92 exhibit: Reflections on Rosie

Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm – 6pm.  Through May 2013.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

FREE

In a new art installation and exhibit, four women working in the Yard today reflect on the experiences of women who entered its gates for the very first time seven decades earlier. Incorporating oral histories, sculpture and fashion, “Reflections on Rosie” explores the irrevocable transformation of women in WWII and celebrates the legacy of contemporary female entrepreneurs. For more information, visit http://bldg92.org/exhibitions/gallery-92/current-exhibit/.

 

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present and Future

Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm – 6pm.  Ongoing.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

FREE

Inaugural exhibit traces the Yard’s 165-year history as the nation’s premiere naval industrial facility to its present as home to the greatest concentration of manufacturing and green businesses in New York, emphasizing the area’s impact on labor, politics, education, and urban and environmental planning.  For more information, visit http://bldg92.org/exhibitions/.

 

Designing the Future

Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm – 6pm.  Ongoing.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92

FREE

The second installation of a prototype showcase by Brooklyn’s best and brightest design and engineering students—ideas and products that may one day be developed and manufactured in the Navy Yard.  Featuring inventions by students from NYU-Poly Dynamic Systems Laboratory, City Tech School of Technology and Design, and Pratt Institute School of Art and Design.  For more information, visit http://bldg92.org/exhibitions/.

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