Events

Inspired by the Water's Edge at the Brooklyn Historical Society

Author Jennifer Egan, whose forthcoming novel, Manhattan Beach, led her to years of research about communities on the water's edge, leads this panel in a conversation about Brooklyn's waterfronts, industrial and liminal, as an inspiration to artists.

Panelists include Nicki Pombier, co-founder of the digital journal, Underwater New YorkElizabeth Albert, author of Silent Beaches, Untold Stories: NYC's Forgotten Waterfront, Marilyn Symmes, curator of the new BHS DUMBO exhibition, Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn's Waterfront, and Nathan Kensinger, filmmaker, curator, and one of the photographers whose work is featured in Shifting Perspectives.

Inspired by the Water's Edge
Wednesday, June 21
Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm
$5 General Admission / Free for Members