Announcing our Fall 2022 Season!

Why Not Art is entering our 2nd season of curating and producing "pop-up" art exhibits in the Gowanus area. Join us for one - or all - of the shows we are presenting this fall. All shows are open for Arts Gowanus Open Studios weekend Sat/Sun October 15-16 and remain on view until December or later.

BELONGING - A Textile Arts Exhibit with Kimberly Bush, Stephanie Eche & Traci Johnson

The Old Stone House, 2nd Flr Gallery (Great Room), 336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 

On View October 7, 2022 - January 23, 2023

Artist’s Reception - Thursday, October 13, 5-8pm  - RSVP Invitation Link: 


The Faces of CHiPs - What if God lived in Gowanus?

featuring drawings and paintings by Michael James Freedman

Littlefield, 635 Sackett St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

On View: October 12 - December 21, 2022

Reception Date TBD 

RSVP for Arts Gowanus Open Studios & to be informed of reception date - Sat 10/15 or Sun 10/16

All sales from Freedman's show will be donated to CHiPS which provides services for the hungry and homeless in Gowanus/Park Slope


4th Avenue Connects! - 4th Ave Community Yarn Bomb - On view October 2- November 13

Arts Gowanus, Forth on Fourth Avenue (FOFA), The Old Stone House and Why Not Art are supporting this community effort to “yarn bomb” the fence bordering 4th Avenue. Featuring iconic images from the neighborhood and important social justice messages that are important to our community, the "4th Ave Connects" yarn bomb brings a vibrant, colorful expression to the area. Artistic Direction by local artist Beverly Crilly with over 30 contributors from all over NYC.

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We were proud to host 6 pop-up art exhibitions from Oct 2021- June 2022.

SPRING 2022:

-- Laughing on the Outside - April 1 - June 24, 2022 - Littlefield Gallery, 635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY

Photos from Opening Reception HERE.

-- Reflections - A Collaboration with Michael James Freedman and Dancewave - May 7th to June 17, 2022

-- 3 Shows during the Arts Gowanus ArtWalk on Atlantic Ave, June 18-19 - Sunday June 2, 2022 at the Nu Hotel (85 Smith St at Atlantic Ave)

Abstract on Atlantic

Let's Chat About Climate Change

The Portrait Project

Our 2021-22 season is still available to view online. Please inquire for artwork availability.


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