05 December 2008

gowanus: a sense of place

Want to help preserve and restore one of the great NYC waterways while perusing art in a Brooklyn gallery? Check out Gowanus: A Sense of Place, a limited run art show opening night to benefit the Gowanus Canal Conservancy. Details below:

[Image: Eddie Earl Cato, Gowanus El, 1972]

Please join us for Gowanus: A Sense of Place, a limited-time art show and sale running from Dec. 5 to Dec. 22, 2008, which will be comprised of representational views of streetscapes and landscapes of Gowanus and surrounding neighborhoods.

The objectives of the show and sale are to raise funds for the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, highlight the Gowanus as the center of northwest Brooklyn neighborhoods, generate interest in the preservation of the Gowanus landscape, and foster opportunities for local artists. The works in this show will also be available for sale at the gallery and most will be priced between $200 and $1,000.

Gowanus: A Sense of Place
298 bond street, between Union and Sackett Streets

Opening reception on Friday, December 5, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The public is welcome!

Regular gallery hours (Dec. 6 through Dec. 22, 2008):
Thursdays 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fridays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Final day sale (extended hours):
Monday, Dec. 22 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

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