Kingsborough Art Museum

Kingsborough Art Museum Arts & Sciences Building Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York 2001 Oriental Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11235 (718) 368-4817
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02/14/2020

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Attention Kingsborough and other CUNY students! THE CUNY CULTURAL CORPS places students in paid internships at local cul...
02/10/2020

Attention Kingsborough and other CUNY students! THE CUNY CULTURAL CORPS places students in paid internships at local cultural institutions. For more information, visit the link below in the comments section.

Please join us on March 11 for the opening reception of "AIDS: You Can't Catch It Holding Hands."  The exhibition celebr...
02/05/2020

Please join us on March 11 for the opening reception of "AIDS: You Can't Catch It Holding Hands." The exhibition celebrates the 30th anniversary of a pioneering animated film by Philip Mathews, based on the drawings of the French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle. On view will be original animation cels and drawings used in the making of the film, as well as posters, correspondence, and other related ephemera. The exhibition runs through April 8, 2020.

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12/04/2019

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Many thanks to everyone who attended yesterday's Artist Talk with Antonio Pulgarin...It was a lively dialogue about his ...
12/04/2019

Many thanks to everyone who attended yesterday's Artist Talk with Antonio Pulgarin...It was a lively dialogue about his work, and it was great to see students engaged in the discussion during the Q&A.

Many thanks to artist Antonio Pulgarin (left) for this afternoon’s Artist Talk @ KAM...and to the students and faculty w...
12/04/2019

Many thanks to artist Antonio Pulgarin (left) for this afternoon’s Artist Talk @ KAM...and to the students and faculty who attended. It was the first time we tried a dialogue/interview format rather than a conventional artist presentation.

Congratulations to current KAM artist Antonio Pulgarin, whose exhibition "I Stand Here, LIke the Sun That Frightens the ...
11/25/2019
Meet the Queer Artist Challenging Latino Masculinity Through Collage

Congratulations to current KAM artist Antonio Pulgarin, whose exhibition "I Stand Here, LIke the Sun That Frightens the Cold" has just been written up in The Advocate. Still time to see the work of this rising young artist!
https://www.advocate.com/photography/2019/11/14/meet-queer-artist-challenging-latino-masculinity-through-collage

Antonio Pulgarin is seeking to challenge the construct of Machismo Culture through his latest work.

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11/12/2019

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10/24/2019

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Upcoming Lecture:  KAM, in collaboration with the English Department, presents a lecture by Artist/Poet Clark Lunberry (...
09/27/2019

Upcoming Lecture: KAM, in collaboration with the English Department, presents a lecture by Artist/Poet Clark Lunberry (University of North Florida) entitled "Poetry Off the Page, Language on the Landscape: Writing on Water and Air," on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 3:00 PM at KAM. Moderated by Natasha Lvovich (Dept. of English), this lecture will explore the artistic intersections between the visual and the verbal. More about Lunberry's work can be found at his website, http://www.clarklunberry.com. Hope to see you there!

Over the years--including this year--KAM has created postcard announcements for its faculty/student exhibitions that par...
09/04/2019

Over the years--including this year--KAM has created postcard announcements for its faculty/student exhibitions that parody various magazines. Can you name their inspirations?

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09/04/2019

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KAM is proud to present Antonio Pulgarin as the featured artist in our Fall 2019 exhibition season.  A former Kingsborou...
08/26/2019
Antonio Pulgarin: I stand here, like the sun that frightens the cold/Aquí me paró, como el sol que asusta el frío

KAM is proud to present Antonio Pulgarin as the featured artist in our Fall 2019 exhibition season. A former Kingsborough Student, Pulgarin has garnered critical attention for his incredible collages that address issues of gender, cultural identity, national identity, and constructions of masculinity. The exhibition will run from October 30 through December 4 (opening reception on October 30, 3-5 PM), and will follow our Annual Art Faculty Exhibition (September 26-October 16). Hope to see you there!

http://www.kccartmuseum.org/antonio-pulgarin.html

August 26, 2019, Brooklyn, NY – The Kingsborough Art Museum is pleased to announce its fall exhibition, I stand here, like the sun that frightens the cold/Aquí me paró, como el sol que asusta el frío, an exhibition of photographic collages and mixed media works by artist Antonio Pulgarin. The s...

We wanted to share with you this incredible photograph of this weekend's heatwave by Allen Pierre, our featured artist i...
07/22/2019

We wanted to share with you this incredible photograph of this weekend's heatwave by Allen Pierre, our featured artist in Fall 2017. For more of Allen's amazing photographs, check out his Instagram page (link in comments below).

Photograph credit: © 2019, Allen Pierre. No unauthorized use without expressed consent of the artist.

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07/22/2019

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Pop-Up Exhibition opens TODAY @ KAM, "Seeing the World Anew: Works by Artists from The Block Institute."
07/09/2019

Pop-Up Exhibition opens TODAY @ KAM, "Seeing the World Anew: Works by Artists from The Block Institute."

Please join us tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9) from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM for the opening of a special Summer Pop-Up Exhibition,...
07/08/2019

Please join us tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9) from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM for the opening of a special Summer Pop-Up Exhibition, "Seeing the World Anew: Works by Artists from the Block Institute."

The Block Institute of Brooklyn, New York, is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. The exhibit will feature paintings, photographs, and other works created by these amazingly talented and creative artists. The show runs from July 9 through July 16.

Please join us for this exhibition that celebrates our local community, and the art spirit that speaks through us all. Hope to see you there!

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07/08/2019

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Tonight at 7:00 PM! KAM hosts the Third Annual Rarebit Animation Festival!  Curated by Professor Tom Eaton, this event s...
05/30/2019

Tonight at 7:00 PM! KAM hosts the Third Annual Rarebit Animation Festival! Curated by Professor Tom Eaton, this event showcases animation by CUNY students, faculty, and alumni. Hope to see you there!

05/30/2019

Congratulations to all of the Presidential Award, Gallery Award, and Endowed Award winners in the Annual Student Art Exhibition. We're very proud of you!

Spring is here and it's almost time for Directions, the annual student art exhibition @ KAM...please join us for this ce...
05/19/2019

Spring is here and it's almost time for Directions, the annual student art exhibition @ KAM...please join us for this celebration of our students and their artistic achievements over the past year...The student art awards ceremony/opening reception will be held on Wednesday, May 29, from 2:00-4:00 PM. Hope to see you there!

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05/19/2019

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Former Kingsborough Art Gallery director Peter Malone wrote a nice review of KAM's current exhibition, "Time & Tide: Pai...
05/03/2019
ART REVIEW: Frank Lind Paintings Mine Emotional Promise of Where Sea Meets Shore | Hamptons Art Hub

Former Kingsborough Art Gallery director Peter Malone wrote a nice review of KAM's current exhibition, "Time & Tide: Paintings by Frank Lind." https://hamptonsarthub.com/2019/05/01/reviews-art-review-frank-lind-paintings-mine-emotional-promise-of-where-sea-meets-shore/?fbclid=IwAR1kNJ6BXmOa6NGDrNC3kpFJ50TVmpqjhrR9H61O582g0llp6508HyNrAUw

Frank Lind explores a fascination with Long Island's shoreline through the lens of art and science sensibilities coupled with elements of symbolism

Kingsborough professor Rick Klauber's drawing class doing some serious visual exploration this afternoon at the Frank Li...
04/30/2019

Kingsborough professor Rick Klauber's drawing class doing some serious visual exploration this afternoon at the Frank Lind exhibition.

Please join us this afternoon for the Opening Reception of "Time & Tide: Paintings by Frank Lind," 3-5 PM at the Kingsbo...
04/17/2019

Please join us this afternoon for the Opening Reception of "Time & Tide: Paintings by Frank Lind," 3-5 PM at the Kingsborough Art Museum. Meet the artist and enjoy some light refreshments. Hope to see you there!

Attention CUNY animation students and faculty!  Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Rarebit Animation Festiv...
04/11/2019

Attention CUNY animation students and faculty! Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Rarebit Animation Festival @ the Kingsborough Art Museum...For submission information, see: https://forms.gle/Xv8RZtXkvMuzyDoV9

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04/11/2019

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Something new on the KAM website: Digital Exhibitions!  The most recent is "Simone Zimmermann: The Future Looks Bright,"...
04/09/2019
SIMONE ZIMMERMANN: THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

Something new on the KAM website: Digital Exhibitions! The most recent is "Simone Zimmermann: The Future Looks Bright," featuring digital collages that are wonderful, wondrous, and engaging...enjoy!

Note: The Kingsborough Art Museum is not responsible for any content found on external links, such as artist websites, etc.  Please note that external links may contain contain images intended for mature viewers.

Did anyone else catch Melvin Edwards in this weekend's New York Times? KAM's featured artist in spring 2018, Edwards is ...
03/25/2019

Did anyone else catch Melvin Edwards in this weekend's New York Times? KAM's featured artist in spring 2018, Edwards is an internationally-renowned sculptor whose work is increasingly being recognized as among the most important of his generation. If you missed the exhibition, please feel free to stop by KAM and request a free brochure from the exhibition.

KAM has a limited number of free Family & Friends Passes available for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA); the pass is good...
03/25/2019

KAM has a limited number of free Family & Friends Passes available for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA); the pass is good for up to five (5) people, and is also valid at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. This is a great opportunity for you and your family/friends to see MoMA for free before it closes in June for renovation. If you'd like one, please stop by the reception desk @ KAM. Thanks!

Reminder: The opening reception for SUPERNATURAL: WORKS BY DOLORES FURTADO is TODAY, MARCH 6, from 3:00 - 5:00 PM.  Hope...
03/06/2019

Reminder: The opening reception for SUPERNATURAL: WORKS BY DOLORES FURTADO is TODAY, MARCH 6, from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Hope to see you there!

The first exhibition of the spring semester, "Supernatural: Works by Dolores Furtado" is part of KAM's ongoing Emerging ...
01/24/2019

The first exhibition of the spring semester, "Supernatural: Works by Dolores Furtado" is part of KAM's ongoing Emerging Brooklyn Artists series. It opens on March 6 and runs through April 10.

Save the date!  The first exhibition of the spring semester will be "Supernatural: Works by Dolores Furtado."  Argentini...
01/22/2019

Save the date! The first exhibition of the spring semester will be "Supernatural: Works by Dolores Furtado." Argentinian-born Brooklyn artist Dolores Furtado creates intriguing sculptural forms from a variety of materials and processes; her work explores and pushes the boundaries between natural and abstract form. Supernatural: Works by Dolores Furtado is part of KAM’s ongoing Emerging Brooklyn Artists series. The opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 3-5 pm; the exhibition runs through April 10.

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01/07/2019

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12/12/2018

The Kingsborough Art Museum wishes you and yours a wonderful and wondrous holiday season. Good luck to all of our students taking exams over the next week!

KAM will be closed from November 22-23 for Thanksgiving.  We wish you a wonderful, wondrous, and peaceful holiday season...
11/15/2018

KAM will be closed from November 22-23 for Thanksgiving. We wish you a wonderful, wondrous, and peaceful holiday season.

The Third Annual Rarebit Animation Festival will be held at KAM on Thursday, May 30, 2019...Animation students and facul...
11/15/2018

The Third Annual Rarebit Animation Festival will be held at KAM on Thursday, May 30, 2019...Animation students and faculty from across CUNY will screen their works...always a great evening of animated shorts! Submission information will be posted soon.

The Kingsborough Art Museum will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 9. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please vis...
11/08/2018

The Kingsborough Art Museum will be closed tomorrow, Friday, November 9. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit during our regular hours next week, Monday-Friday, 10 am - 3 pm. Many thanks!

Today's the day!  The opening reception for "Inspiring Images: The Museum Project" will be held today from 3:00-5:00 pm ...
11/07/2018

Today's the day! The opening reception for "Inspiring Images: The Museum Project" will be held today from 3:00-5:00 pm @ KAM. Hope to see you there! Photo: Robert von Sternberg, Rockview Trailer Park, Morro Bay, California. Archival Pigment Print, 2013 (2017).

Just a reminder that the opening reception for "Inspiring Images: The Museum Project" is this Wednesday, November 7, fro...
11/03/2018

Just a reminder that the opening reception for "Inspiring Images: The Museum Project" is this Wednesday, November 7, from 3-5 pm. The exhibition brochure is available on the KAM website, www.kccartmuseum.org. Hope to see you there! In the meantime, here are a few images from the exhibition to whet your appetite!

KAM reminds you to vote on Tuesday, November 6!  (Election poster by Strawberryluna, a Pittsburgh-based design studio).
11/03/2018

KAM reminds you to vote on Tuesday, November 6! (Election poster by Strawberryluna, a Pittsburgh-based design studio).

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10/29/2018

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10/19/2018

Just a few more days to catch the annual Art Faculty Exhibition @ KAM...stop by before it closes on Wednesday, October 24!

Address

2001 Oriental Blvd
New York, NY
11235

General information

Arts & Sciences Building Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York 2001 Oriental Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11235 (718) 368-5449 Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on days when classes are in session. The Gallery is closed during the months of December, July and August. Directions: Car: Belt Parkway to Exit 8 (Coney Island Avenue) then follow signs. Bus: B-1 and B-49 bus to last stop. Train: BMT Brighton line - B or Q train to Brighton Beach Station, then take B-1 bus to last stop.

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
Friday 10:00 - 15:00

Telephone

(718) 368-4817

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Curator Brian is knowledgeable and and can always be relied upon to extend a warm welcome to the KAM.
Animator Q&A at last night's Rarebit Animation Festival.