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Mission Statement

A FREE , sprawling feast for the senses unlike any other in the city, the Festival takes over the entire neighborhood for three days, transforming its streets, parks, bridges, buildings, loading docks, galleries, and studios into canvasses, stages, exhibition spaces. More than 200,000 thrill-seekers can expect to experience a bonanza of brilliant local, national, and international art. Set amid the backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline in one of the city’s most culturally-rich and tech-friendly hubs, the festival offers something for everyone -- from unexpected installations in stores and lobbies to huge, multi-story projections, interactive social experiments, participatory performances, and eye candy of all sizes. This year, the Festival will take place on Friday, September 26th, Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th.

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The DUMBO Arts Festival is a FREE public event. Each year it seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

The DUMBO Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 400 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. This year, the Festival will take place on Friday, September 26th, Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th. The official Festival hours are Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday noon to 9pm, Sunday noon to 6pm.

Art revelers can enjoy: outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, dancers, poets as well as performers throughout the neighborhood, on street corners, and in the park.

Please join us at the Festival that brings DUMBO’s creativity to the world and the world’s creativity to DUMBO every Fall.

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http://dumboartsfestival.com

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