Morir Soñando curated by Alex Santana. Image by  Penn Eastburn
Morir Soñando curated by Alex Santana. Image by Penn Eastburn

Open Call for Exhibitions and Main Space Projects

Deadline: October 15, 2018

We are currently seeking proposals for exhibitions in our gallery spaces, and short-term events in our Main Spaces! Review the guidelines for open calls for gallery exhibitions and projects in our main spaces, and apply by October 15th! We are also accepting proposals on a rolling basis for Open Capacity – our new space support program for artists and organizers. Take a look at …

Sophia Mak in Double Yolk Moon. Photo by Knockdown Center.
Sophia Mak in Double Yolk Moon. Photo by Knockdown Center.

Sunday Service Fall Season

Fall 2018

Join us this fall for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in our bar, the Ready Room. The fall 2018 season curators include: Miguel Gutierrez, Pamela Liou, Zavé Martohardjono, and Julia Santoli. Each month’s artist lineup to be announced soon! Sunday Service Fall 2018 Schedule: September 16, 7pm: Curator Pamela Liou October …

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Niki Lederer

Temporary Allegiance: Open Call

Inaugural Flag: June 14th, 2017

Open Call: Ongoing

Knockdown Center re-launches Philip von Zweck’s project Temporary Allegiance, an ongoing open call for artist-made flags to be featured temporarily on our prominent 40 foot flagpole at the building’s entrance. Each flag will be on view for two weeks. Beyond guidelines listed, all flags submitted will be flown in the order they are received. Please see submission guidelines below. About …

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Sunday Service Spring Season

Spring 2018

Join us this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in our bar, the Ready Room. The spring season curators include: Jess Pretty, Rena Anakwe, Janani Balasubramanian, and Mariana Valencia. Each month’s artist lineup to be announced soon. Sunday Service Spring 2018 Schedule: March 4, 7pm: Curator Jess Pretty April 8, …

Yeah, That's What She Said! Annual Pop-up. July 217.
Yeah, That's What She Said! Annual Pop-up. July 217.

Open Call: Exhibitions and Artist Projects

Deadline: Sunday, April 15, 2018

We are currently seeking proposals for exhibitions, short-term projects, and events! We’ve rolled out a fresh proposal process, which you can find here. Review the guidelines for open calls for gallery exhibitions and projects in our main spaces, and apply by April 15th! We are also seeking proposals on a rolling basis for Open Capacity – our new space support program for artists …

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Chroma Presents Continuity: A Conference on Self-Preservation for Women of Color

April 14 – 15, 2018

2:00-8:00pm

Suggested Donation

Chroma Presents Continuity: A Conference on Self-Preservation for Women of Color. In 2017, Chroma partnered with 8 Ball Community and Red Bull and hosted The Working Woman of Color Conference, a live podcast event employing self-actualization as an organizing principle to think, construct and shape powerful narratives of mobility for women of color. Over 30 women from different backgrounds were …

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Doors 3:30 PM

Show 4:00 PM

Assemblymember Brian Barnwell, in collaboration with Titan Theatre Company, proudly presents, “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”. Brian Barnwell is the Assemblymember of Assembly District 30, which includes Maspeth, Middle Village, Woodside, Sunnyside, Astoria, Long Island City, Rego Park, and Glendale. It has been Assemblymember Barnwell’s goal to promote the performing arts in our community and recognize local talent. We are pleased …

Drawing by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot
Drawing by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot

Sunday Service: Janani Balasubramanian presents JP Ventura, Elliana Schwab, Sophia Mak and Bex Kwan, Mark Popinchalk, and Moiya McTier

Sunday, May 6, 2018

7:00pm

“We were peering into this darkness, crisscrossed with voices, when the change took place: the only real, great change I’ve ever happened to witness, and compared to it the rest is nothing.” —Italo Calvino, Cosmicomics For some nine months now, Sunday Service host Janani Balasubramanian has been in residence with the brown dwarf research group at the American Museum of …