How It's Made in Brooklyn, Borough of Artisans
Spend a weekend in Brooklyn, one of the world’s hotbeds of creativity. From coffee to spirits to 3-D digital fabrication, learn about the borough’s flourishing manufacturing and tech scenes and hear from Times experts covering restaurants, arts and entrepreneurship. Explore the flourishing, innovative ecosystem of makers, artists and makerspaces that comprise Industry City.
Learn from Times experts about Brooklyn-based start-up companies, and how a brainstorm becomes a business. Go behind the scenes at a craft sake brewery to see the process of turning rice into sake and participate in a guided tasting. Visit Brooklyn-based studios, makerspaces and factories and meet local artisans. Sample Brooklyn-made chocolate and local honey harvested from rooftop gardens. From concept to creation, explore the process of how ceramics, textiles, metalwork and furniture are made. Make something of your own at a guided workshop and leave with a new understanding of the unseen processes going on all around us and an appreciation for how things are made.
Get an insider’s look at Industry City in Brooklyn, a historic shipping and manufacturing complex where artists, producers and entrepreneurs design and manufacture innovative goods.
Learn how a local craft brewery sources, develops, tests and produces sake.
Create your own products guided by local artisans.
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Overnight accommodations are not included in the cost of the weekend. Please contact us if you have questions about where to stay in New York City.
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