Norte Maar kicks off its fall season of programming with a two solo exhibition of new paintings by Brooklyn-based artists and a new collaborative ballet!
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When the 4th Annual Jay Invitational of Clay opens this week it will feature in addition to the 30+ artists from the Adirondack Region and including ceramic artists from Brooklyn, North Carolina, Georgia and Boston, a memorial exhibition celebrating local potter Paul Z. Nowicki. The exhibition, titled “The Mark We Leave Behind: selected works by Paul Z. Nowicki,” will be held in the main tent on the grounds of the Jay House in tandem with the Jay Invitational of Clay. Opening reception will be Fri, Jul 14, 6-9pm. The exhibition will run through the weekend, Sat + Sun, 9am-6pm.
From exciting new exhibitions of art to riveting performances, Norte Maar is pleased to announce our 2017 Winter / Spring Public Programs!
Apartment galleries have a special place in our heart. Norte Maar’s apartment gallery at the corner of Wyckoff Avenue and Suydam Street in Bushwick, served not only as the foundation of our visual art program but also a historic role in the development of the Bushwick art scene from 2006-2016. Alternative art spaces play a vital role in facilitating conversation, building community, and inspiring creative collaborations. Artist Lynn Sullivan hosts regular pop-up exhibitions in her studio and home.
Norte Maar’s cutting edge visual arts program continues at its new home in Cypress Hills! Norte Maar is excited to open its fall season with Paracosm: new worlds in glass curated by Suzanne Peck and Erin O’Connor.
The Summer of 2016 has come and gone! But before we leap into the fall, we’re recapping one of our most epic summers ever.
Norte Maar is pleased to return to 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery with a major exhibition titled Ways and Means: a new look at process and materials in art. Ways and Means will open with a reception on Monday, July 18 from 6-8pm, after which the show will continue through Friday, October 7.
Norte Maar opens a new exhibition space in Cypress Hills! Inaugurating the new space will be Kris Graves: The Testament Project, a riveting photography series that skillfully chronicles the artist’s motivation to capture a “re-conception of the contemporary black experience.”
Norte Maar re-imagines the Beat Nite featuring the artistic community of Gowanus, Brooklyn! Beat Nite is the neighborhood-wide late night gallery hop recognized for putting Bushwick on the map, and for this 13th edition sets its sights on a new part of Brooklyn. On Friday, October 16, join the throngs of art ponies that will trek out to discover the thriving art scene in Gowanus through a self-guided tour featuring 10 galleries and alternative art spaces .
Another Adirondack Summer! As Norte Maar continues to be a leading force in Brooklyn, many may not realize that the organization was originally founded on the shores of Lake Champlain in the summer of 2004 by curator Jason Andrew and choreographer Julia K. Gleich, playing a major role in revitalizing the arts in the North Country from 2004-2010. Through exhibitions at the farmhouse in Rouses Point and ballet performances in a converted ice rink at the Civic Center, Norte Maar became a signature advocate and presenter of the visual, literary, and performing arts connecting an emerging artistic community within the North Country.
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