Museums, Galleries & Theaters in Brooklyn

World-class installations, renowned performances, and undiscovered talent can all be found at the museums, galleries and theaters throughout Brooklyn, NY.

Visit These Local Museums & Theaters

Brick Theatre (1.5 miles) – This former auto body shop is home to a not-for-profit theater company offering world premieres, monthly performance series, and seasonal festivals

Annoyance Theatre NY (1.8 miles) – Casual theater for bold, uncensored improv and sketch comedy as well as musicals

The Billie Holiday Theatre (2 miles) – 218-seat theater featuring original theatrical works by African-American playwrights and performers

Brooklyn Children's Museum (2.3 miles) – Circa 1899, this museum was billed as the world’s first just for kids and features more than 30,000 objects and hands-on exhibits

Building 92 (2.3 miles) – Brooklyn Navy Yard museum offering exhibits and tours Wednesday through Sunday

Music Hall of Williamsburg (2.6 miles) – Triple-tiered club with three bars and a stage offering live music performances

Kumble Theater (2.9 miles) – State-of-the-art theater at LIU Brooklyn showcasing theater, music, and dance productions

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) (3 miles) – Performing arts venue open since 1861, well-known for progressive and Avant-garde performances

Brooklyn Historical Society (3.3 miles) – Founded in 1863, the Brooklyn Historical Society is a museum, library, and education center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn’s 400-year history

New York Transit Museum (3.3 miles) – Housed in a 1936 subway station, this museum features historical artifacts and exhibits of the New York City Subway, bus, commuter rail, and bridge and tunnel systems

Brooklyn Museum (3.5 miles) – Beaux Arts landmark museum featuring an art collection of 1.5 million works, including ancient and modern art collections and world-class temporary exhibitions

The Wyckoff House Museum (4.9 miles) – Historic home and museum located in Milton Fidler Park, built in 1652

Kings Theatre (5 miles) – Located in Flatbush, this landmark theater offers regular concerts, performances, and events in a spacious, ornate interior

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts (5.6 miles) – Brooklyn College concert hall presenting outstanding performing arts and arts education programs reflective of Brooklyn's diverse communities


Check out These Art Galleries in Brooklyn

Grace Exhibition Space (0.2 mile) – Devoted exclusively to Performance Art, this gallery offers an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists, whether emerging, mid-career or established

SILENT BARN (0.3 mile) – Basically bridging all public spaces at Silent Barn are murals and art done by artists that submit to the barn and create work that can be up for three months to years in the space

LOFT 594 (0.3 mile) – Curates experimental, socially relevant, contemporary art exhibitions

The BogArt (0.6 mile) – The BogArt is home to major non-profits, galleries and artists, and all lofts have at least 108-inch windows that offer great light for painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry designers, and craftsmen

NURTUREart Non-Profit Inc (0.6 mile) – Former factory building that provides resources and exhibition opportunities for emerging artists, curators and local public school students

Microscope Gallery (1.5 miles) – Presents film, video, sound, performance, new media, and other time-based artists through exhibitions, screenings, and other events

I.M.A.G.E. Gallery (1.6 miles) – Founded in 2014, I.M.A.G.E. is connected with the raw and organic culture Brooklyn has to offer, and showcases some of the finest contemporary artist from around the world

Apostrophe (4.5 miles) – Apostrophe is more than just a gallery; it's a communal gathering spot for artists, musicians, and the public to collaborate and revel in each other's art, intellects, and good looks

Silver Project (4.8 miles) – A project space for analog photography, silver nitrate, and analog processes; time-based media; light sensitivity; and black and white, halftones, second place, near misses, and failed attempts

Luhring Augustine Gallery (7.3 miles) – This well-regarded Chelsea gallery recently opened its own Bushwick annex

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