Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

Unless otherwise noted, canoeing events depart from 19th St. off of 3rd Ave. Walking tours start from different locations and bicycle tours depart from Brooklyn Borough Hall.  Other events occur inside or outside our boathouse, at 165 2nd St. / off Bond St.

[ Rain 30 min. Prior to start time may cancel event and dates +30 days in the future are subject to change ]

 

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“Broadchannel” by Mia Martelli

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

"Broadchannel" is a solo by Mia Martelli that visits childhood bedroom performance-making. Photo by Kiana Kodama The early 2000s-era sounds, drawings, lighting, poems, and unfinished choreographies created in private are put on display and repurposed as a platform for contemporary questions around aging, spirituality, and environmental collapse. Improvised dances emerge in response to the rhythm, […]

“Broadchannel” by Mia Martelli

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

"Broadchannel" is a solo by Mia Martelli that visits childhood bedroom performance-making. Photo by Kiana Kodama The early 2000s-era sounds, drawings, lighting, poems, and unfinished choreographies created in private are put on display and repurposed as a platform for contemporary questions around aging, spirituality, and environmental collapse. Improvised dances emerge in response to the rhythm, […]

Event Series Gotham Sidewalk Tours

Art Walk with Gotham SideWalks

Local artist Rich Garr leads this exploration through the Gowanus waterfront. He is a longtime area artist focusing on public art and community. This walking tour is a multi-sensory collage featuring art, and responding to the area's renowned history and current events. Swoon, Mast, Guild, Wolf Tits and other funky street artists are typically featured. […]

A Persistence of Cormorants Poetry Reading

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A Persistence of Cormorants is a summer-long poetry reading series on our shoreline featuring accomplished and exceptional poets from the New York area, many of who live in Brooklyn. On each of the scheduled Sundays, from 1:30 to 3:30, up to four featured poets will read for 10 to 15 minutes each. Gerry reads poetry at […]

A Persistence of Cormorants Poetry Reading

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A Persistence of Cormorants is a summer-long poetry reading series on our shoreline featuring accomplished and exceptional poets from the New York area, many of who live in Brooklyn. On each of the scheduled Sundays, from 1:30 to 3:30, up to four featured poets will read for 10 to 15 minutes each. Gerry reads poetry at […]

Arts Gowanus presents: Gowanus Art Parade – Creatures of the Canal!

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Come one! Come all! March with Arts Gowanus and creatively show everybody your Gowanus love ❤️! All are invited to join us on Saturday, June 1 in the inaugural Gowanus Art Parade! The theme is Creatures of the Canal – Real or Imaginary. Come rain or shine, join us and show us your creature creations! Wear your art! Don your […]

Event Series Gotham Sidewalk Tours

Art Walk with Gotham SideWalks

Local artist Rich Garr leads this exploration through the Gowanus waterfront. He is a longtime area artist focusing on public art and community. This walking tour is a multi-sensory collage featuring art, and responding to the area's renowned history and current events. Swoon, Mast, Guild, Wolf Tits and other funky street artists are typically featured. […]

Emily Chiavelli: The Sky Is Blue in Boston

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

The Sky is Blue in Boston is a solo exhibition by Gowanus-based photographer Emily Chiavelli. The exhibition comprises analog images she shot in the year following her mother’s death in March of 2023, primarily in California’s San Joaquin Valley, intertwined with the medical texts her sister studied during the same period. Reception: June 8, 2024, 6:00-8:30 PM Open 1-5 PM Saturdays in June - […]

A Persistence of Cormorants Poetry Reading

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A Persistence of Cormorants is a summer-long poetry reading series on our shoreline featuring accomplished and exceptional poets from the New York area, many of who live in Brooklyn. On each of the scheduled Sundays, from 1:30 to 3:30, up to four featured poets will read for 10 to 15 minutes each. Gerry reads poetry at […]

Emily Chiavelli: The Sky Is Blue in Boston

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

The Sky is Blue in Boston is a solo exhibition by Gowanus-based photographer Emily Chiavelli. The exhibition comprises analog images she shot in the year following her mother’s death in March of 2023, primarily in California’s San Joaquin Valley, intertwined with the medical texts her sister studied during the same period. Reception: June 8, 2024, 6:00-8:30 PM Open 1-5 PM Saturdays in June - […]

The Beginning of Swimming Season at the End of the World

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A participatory archival activation about swimming, flooding, and water relationships created for the 2024 Culture Push symposium. Visit the archive. Share your own water stories, feelings, fears, and memories. The Beginning of Swimming Season at the End of the World is part of a research and public art project about swimming, flooding, and water relationships called Open […]

Emily Chiavelli: The Sky Is Blue in Boston

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

The Sky is Blue in Boston is a solo exhibition by Gowanus-based photographer Emily Chiavelli. The exhibition comprises analog images she shot in the year following her mother’s death in March of 2023, primarily in California’s San Joaquin Valley, intertwined with the medical texts her sister studied during the same period. Reception: June 8, 2024, 6:00-8:30 PM Open 1-5 PM Saturdays in June - […]

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