An art lover’s guide to NYC: Where to find galleries, creative space, and public art in Dumbo | 6sqft

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Top right photo: Cey Adams’ “Love” mural; Photo courtesy of Dumbo BID Dumbo, “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,” is a highly Instagrammable neighborhood that also happens to boast world-class art and cultural attractions. Once a manufacturing hub full of abandoned warehouses, Dumbo is now a vibrant area that is one of Brooklyn’s biggest draws. With newfound popularity buoyed by an influx of galleries, creative spaces, and public art, this former no man’s land has been refashioned into the height of cool. Mural by Victor “MARKA27” Quinonez; Photo courtesy of Dumbo Bid Mural by Sophia Dawson; Photo courtesy of Dumbo Bid Public art From window installations to monumental murals, Dumbo has a wide range of public artworks on constant rotation. “Every project is different,” explains Alexandria Sica, President of the Dumbo Improvement District. “For example, our latest round of mural installations which include works by Cey Adams, Marka27, and Sofia Dawson, were part of a new

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