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Refuse: Art From the Everyday

A two-part exhibition exploring creative reuse and Gowanus history taking place in our Lobby, Small Hall, and surrounds.


Nancy Rubins with Eric Shiner & Phong Bui

The renowned sculptor and installation artist Nancy Rubins will join PHA President Eric Shiner and The Brooklyn Rail’s Phong Bui to celebrate the upcoming publication of Rubins’ monograph.

moon do bang master class

*** SOLD OUT ***
This two-day master class will take place on March 15th and 16th from 10am – 5pm (with a one-hour break). On both days, Moon will share his philosophy for throwing large jars and functional wares, as well as provide demonstrations and offer chances to do hands-on work.

moon do bang demonstration

*** SOLD OUT ***
This two-hour demonstration will take place on March 16th from 6pm – 8pm. Moon will share his philosophy for throwing large jars and functional wares demonstrating Korean techniques such as throwing clockwise and stretching cylinders to make large expansive forms.

gowanus community action event

Co-hosted by Powerhouse Arts and Voice of Gowanus, join us on Wednesday, March 20 at 6pm for a screening of the documentary The Clash followed by a panel discussion between The Clash director Benjamin Heim Shepard, editors of the Disruptive Engagement handbook, and members of Voice of Gowanus about local activism and issues impacting our Gowanus community.

conversation series

Humor, Vulnerability, and the Shaping of Narratives with Ceramicist Lauren Cohen and PHA Ceramics Studio Director Biata Roytburd

conversation series

Design Consciousness, Identity, and Process with Stephen Burks and Eric Shiner

black zine fair

A celebration of all things Black and independent publishing in New York City.