When: The 17th annual Gowanus Open Studios (GOS 2013) on October 19-20, 12noon – 6PM.
Why: This annual event invites the public to visit, view, purchase and talk to artists about their art and art-making processes. Featuring over 150 artists located throughout Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal area, visitors to this event can meet Brooklyn artists within the intimacy of their work spaces in former factories, warehouses and studio buildings. Painters, sculptors, jewellers, ceramicists, installation artists, performers, photographers, printmakers and mixed media artists are all opening their studio doors to the public. GOS endeavours to encourage the appreciation and practice of art in the broader community.
Where: Gowanus is located at the juncture of Park Slope and Carroll Gardens, near Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and adjacent to Red Hook.
How: You can get to Gowanus Open Studios on foot, by bike, kayak, bus, LIRR, car or subway
• F, G or R to 4th Ave/9th Street Station
• R to Union Street
• F or G to Bergen or Carroll
• D, N ,R , B , Q, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic Av-Barclay’s Center and head south on 4th Ave
• B37 bus
Plan your visit: A PDF map and Directory of Artists will be available at www.artsgowanus.org where you can mark your favorites and plan an itinerary around Gowanus.