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History. Art. Culture.


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Public Programs

Weeksville Heritage Center's programming lives at the intersection of history, art, and culture. Come be a part our thriving community!

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Learn more about the community of Weeksville, Brooklyn and its themes of emancipation, entrepreneurship, and empowerment resonate today. Tours are now offered at 2pm and 4pm!

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Our world-class gallery space puts Black artists from across the diaspora on the main stage.

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With such a rich history, Weeksville Heritage Center houses an archive encompassing photos, artifacts found during the 1968 dig, and oral histories collected throughout Central Brooklyn

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Meals as Collective Memory

An oral history project powered by Weeksville Heritage Center, in partnership with NYC Commission On Human Rights, seeks to capture the memory-making utility of food, and document both the social and culinary history behind Black-owned restaurants in Central Brooklyn.


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In Our Own Words

An art exhibition and poetry reading celebrating the vastness of the immigrant experience.

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