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Washington Street and Prospect Street

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Washington Street and Prospect Street
DUMBO, Brooklyn 11201

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Current Exhibitions At This Location

A Place Where the Dream Lives

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by National Geographic

In a nation with a history of racist housing policies, this community became an enduring exception — and a point of pride.

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For autistic youths entering adulthood, a new world of challenges awaits

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by National Geographic

Finding work, love, and independence can be especially difficult for those on the spectrum.

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The urgent need to protect the Serengeti’s intricate web of life

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by National Geographic

The vast and varied ecosystem of thousands of plant and animal species is a place of astonishing resilience — but it needs the support of Kenyans and Tanzanians to survive.

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Archive Exhibitions Shown At This Location

Secrets of the Whales

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Secrets of the Whales plunges viewers into the epicenter of whale culture, to experience the extraordinary communication skills and social structures of five whale species: orcas, humpbacks, belugas, narwhals, and sperm whales.

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Living Lullabies

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Living Lullabies illuminates critical concerns for women and children around the world by drawing on the storytelling from families’ nighttime rituals. It explores how caregivers prepare children for sleep in environments fraught with hazard, and highlights the unique role the lullaby plays in placemaking.

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Reclaiming History

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Monuments examine passive relics of America’s racist past in the Confederacy, the dynamic changing of these landscapes, and who will be honored now.

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Flamingo Bob

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Flamingo Bob is a celebrity on the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, where he acts as an emissary for conservation and protecting nature.

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Portrait of Grief

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Wayne Lawrence’s collaborative portraits of loss remove abstraction and remind us that every life lost during this pandemic is profound, and deeply personal.

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Redefining Beauty

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Beauty standards are at once a celebration of femininity, and an agent of conformity. Around the world, technology and social media have put the power to define beauty in the hands of the people. We are in an expansive moment where everyone is beautiful.

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