2/28 deadline: Artist in Residence Program

The Artist in Residence (AIR) program will sponsor residencies to approximately 6-8  local artists from Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights communities. Residencies of four to ten weeks include studio space, stipends and program supplies. AIRs become part of a dynamic community of artists participating in the libraries other programs, allowing for exchange and collaborative relationships to develop between the artists and Brooklyn Public Library. Artists also have the option of creating a piece of art during the residency period that will belong will become a part of the library’s collection. Artists selected for this program are at all stages in their careers and work in all media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music, interdisciplinary, social practice, and architecture.

This program is in partnership with STooPS Bed-Stuy.

Submit your application by February 28th.


February 2018 Events at the Crown Heights Mediation Center






Interested in Attending W.E.B. Du Bois High School?

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W.E.B. Du Bois High School is conducting interviews
Monday – Friday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

To schedule an interview please contact us at
(718) 773-7765, ext. 1142 or ext. 1141
or send an email to sadams2@schools.nyc.gov .

After a recent visit to W.E.B. Du Bois High School Chancellor Farina wrote , “I was excited to see that your classrooms and hallways were so alive with energy and interaction; there is a clear love of learning that is embedded into the core of W. E. B. Dubois Academic High School Community, and it is a testament to the terrific work being done by you, your passionate teachers, and staff members.”

Our program benefits over-aged, under-credited students in many ways:
1. Students have the opportunity to accelerate credit accumulation through our online and blended courses.
2. Students are given the right amount and right kind of support needed to succeed.
3. Students form strong relationships with adults who provide valuable guidance.
4. Students are encouraged to make their own decisions about the path their education will take.
5. Students graduate prepared for success in college and/or career by participating in College Access 4 All
6. Students are given a voice through participation in service learning and student leadership.
Students who are interested in pursuing a career in music production, video production, radio, or television are strongly encouraged to apply to W.E.B. Du Bois High school. Our state-of-the-art music and television production studios are the perfect places to gain hands-on experience in these fields.

PLEASE NOTE: Students should be accompanied by Parents/Guardians.

Please bring your latest transcript, RISA, RESI, Immunization and proof of address to discuss.

We are located in Central Brooklyn at 402 Eastern Parkway (@ Bedford Avenue). We are easily accessible via the 2,3,4,5 trains to Franklin Avenue, the S train to Botanical Garden, 45 bus to Rogers Ave or Bedford Ave and 48,49, 44 buses to Eastern Parkway.




1/25 Event: DACA & Civil Rights Town Hall Panel

DACA Civil Rights Town Hall