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Interact with over 400 artists at the Greenpoint Open Studios this weekend

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Meet and greet with hundreds of local artists this weekend in Brooklyn.

Greenpoint Open Studios (GOS) is hosting a free weekend of art in order to build, sustain, and support the thriving creative community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The showcase will highlight over 400 local artists and allow visitors to interact directly with the creators in their space.

The weekend will kick off on Friday, June 1 with a Launch Party at Java Studios, located at 252 Java St. From 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., GOS will host an outdoor reception complete with a gallery show opening, live music and art performances, video screenings and more.

Guests can drink beer provided by Greenpoint Beer & Ale and Hungarian rosé provided by Greenpoint-based importer Palinkerie.

On Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, over 400 artists will open up their studios across the neighborhood from noon to 6 p.m. each day. Walking tours and free special events will be hosted by local galleries, community organizations and businesses throughout the weekend. If you want to explore the art on your own, you can pick up a free GOS Guide, which contains a map and a schedule of events, and take a self-guided tour.

For a full list of artists, visit the GOS website.

The weekend will wrap up on Sunday, June 3 with a wrap party from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Northern Territory, located at 12 Franklin St. Guests will enjoy beer from Founder’s brewing, plus food, music and a stunning view of the Manhattan skyline from the building’s rooftop.

Presented by Greenpointers, GOS is made possible by volunteers and their sponsors: Hyperallergic, A/D/O, Anima Mundi, Java Studios, Kingsland Wildflowers, Morgan Fine Arts, Northern Territory, and Pirate Studios.

For more information, visit the GOS website.

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