EVENTS 2017

October 5, Acoustic Blues Performance and Conversation with Ron Baron, Stephen Ellis, and Scott Williams: A special acoustic blues performance lead by current Smack Mellon exhibition artist Ron Baron, in collaboration with musicians Stephen Ellis and Scott Williams. 

August 5, Open Book Test: An engaging performance with Dennis Redmoon Darkeem questioning how much we really know about “American History” and whose narratives are behind our understanding of past in the US.

August 3, Rap on Race with RiceAn interactive performance with Dominique Duroseau inviting participants to separate black and white rice from each other as they discuss issues of race and racism.

July 26, Teaching Artist Roundtable: A discussion with Michael Paul Britto, Uraline Hager, Clare Kambhu, jc lenochan, Shaun Leonardo, and Kameelah Janan Rasheed reflecting on how their experience in the classroom informs their practice and their practice informs their teaching.

July 19, Restorative Justice: An interactive workshop with The Morningside Center for Teaching and Social Responsibility equipping all stakeholders in the community with tools necessary for transforming relationships between students and authority.

June 29, School Segregation: A roundtable discussion with Kyle Spencer and NYC Public School Educators

June 24, Kayla Muldrow: A poetry performance exploring freedom, mental bondage, and her first-hand experience in the high school system as a creative individual.

May 13-14, DUMBO Open Studios 

May 6, Kentucky Derby Party and Art Auction Fundraiser

April 23, Closing reception and artist talk with Linda Herritt

February 27, Joiri Minaya at Moving Image New York

February 26, Danny Dolan Performs New Moon

February 25, Abigail Levine Performs Walk Moon

February 11, Abigail Levine and Paula Matthusen Performance Two: Related Parts

February 10, Danny Dolan Performs Full moon, Lunar Eclipse

February 2, Reading of The Moon during DUMBO First Thursday

EVENTS 2016

December 1, Performance by Lea Bertucci

July 31, Martha Wilson as Donald Trump – Politics and Performance Art Are One and the Same & Community practices: Art and Intervention Panel Discussion

July 30-31: T.RUMP Bus 

July 28, Silkscreen Workshop by Brooklyn Hi-Art Machine

July 27, Art and Propaganda co-presented by Smack Mellon and Hyperallergic

June 18, Campaign Office, performance/installation by Jeremy D. Olson 

June 17, Filibuster #2 by Alicia Grullón

April 24, Entry Points: Recent Writing on Art and Social Justice, organized by The Vera List Center for Art and Politics in partnership with Smack Mellon 

May 7, Kentucky Derby Party and Art Auction fundraiser

April 3, GENDER/POWER: Composition IV performance 

February 6, Nona Faustine in Conversation with Jorge Alberto Perez 

 

EVENTS 2015

November 5,Brooklyn Poets Reading Series

July 2, 
Brooklyn Poets Reading Series

May 2, Kentucky Derby Party and Art Auction fundraiser 

January-February, RESPOND events

EVENTS 2014

November 9, Guided Meditation with Biet Simkin

July 2, FOODprint panel discussion and beer tasing with KelSo.

May 3, Kentucky Derby Party and Art Auction Benefit 2014

April 3, Screening of the Otolith Group's The Radiant in conjunction with In Plain Sight

EVENTS 2013

June 20, Good-Bye Sandy, Hello Summer party

May 4, Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2013

March 9-10, Open Studios

March 8, Armory Tour

EVENTS 2012

October 21, Usonia Tour

July 10, Panel Discussion: Connecting Professional Artists with Teen Artists

May 5, Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2012

EVENTS 2011

September 23-25, The Window Series, by Shannon Plumb

September 24, WET EXIT by Janet Biggs

July 7, Performance by The Ice Machine and Swift

May 7, Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2011

EVENTS 2010

November 4, Press Play music series featuring Victoire

October 7, Press Play music series featuring Larry Krone

September 2, Cinema 16 featuring Ablehearts

July 17, Performance  by Pablo Helguera with special guests Ryan Hill and Larry Krone

June 6, Cinema 16 featuring Lemonade

May 12 - 16, New York Photo Festival

May 6, Cinema 16 featuring MotMot

May 1, Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2010

April 1, Press Play music series featuring Teletextile

February 4, Press Play music series featuring Mahogany

 

EVENTS 2009

December 3, Press Play music series featuring Cabiria

November 8, UTOPIAS AND DYSTOPIAS IN SCIENCE FICTION

November 5, Press Play music series featuring Takka Takka

October 1, Press Play music series featuring Blues in Space

September 10, Cinema 16 featuring A FERMATA

July 26 - Artists Talk: Beauty Underfoot

July 9, Press Play music series featuring The Loom

June 4, Cinema 16 featuring Nick Yulman

May 21Art Ready: Selected Work from the Artist Mentorship Program

May 14,  The New York Photo Festival

May 7,  Cinema 16 featuring Lycaon Pictus

March 5,  Press Play music series featuring Nutria NN

February 5,  Press Play music series featuring ACME + Line C3

January 20, Inaugural Ball of Barack Obama

 

EVENTS 2008

Summer Arts Intensive Program 2008

Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2008

DUMBO's First Thursday Gallery Walk

 

EVENTS 2007

Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2007

Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant Information Session

 

EVENTS 2006

DumboFest 2006

Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit 2006 

April 30, On Flexible Architecture, workshop with Michael Rakowitz in conjunction with Mind the Gap

April 30, Frequency, performance by neuroTransmitter in conjunction with Mind the Gap

April 2, Performance by Graham Parker in lower Manhattan in conjunction with Mind the Gap

March 4, Fantasy of Description II - Discussion & Notes from an Amateur Materialist in conjunction with Site 92

February 11, Fantasy of Description I - Discussion in conjunction with Site 92

January 21, Performances by Eliza Newman-Saul in conjunction with Site 92

EVENTS 2004

March 20, Performance by Mark Dresser in conjunction with Ricoh Gerbl & Robert Taplin

EVENTS 2003 

November 8, Performance Nora York in conjunction with Big Cry Baby

June 14, Performance by Cory Arcangel in conjunction with Outpost

March 8, Performance Landscape and Oscillations by neuroTransmitter in conjunction with Raw

EVENTS 2001

December 1, Performance by Nicolas Dumi-Estevez in conjunction with Peppermint