Special Events

Brooklyn Bounty

Brooklyn Bounty 2015: An Historical Feast
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

26 Bridge
Join us when we return to the stunning 26 Bridge for our annual fall fundraiser, and enjoy tastings, cocktails, music, and more!

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Cocktails and Conversation

Cocktails and Conversation:
An Evening to Honor NYC's First Historic District

Monday, November 23, 2015, 6:30pm
General Admission: $100
Member Price: $80

Brooklyn Historical Society
The Long Island Historical Society, circa 1890, v1973.6.224; Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection,
ARC.202; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Join us for a very special celebration honoring the 50th Anniversary of the designation of Brooklyn Heights as New York City's finest historic district. This elegant evening will include cocktails and a program that features architectural historican Francis Morrone and Anthony C. Wood, founder and chair of The New York Preservation Archive Project (NYPAP). Offered in partnership with NYPAP and the Brooklyn Heights Assocation.

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Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable Series

Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable is a quarterly luncheon series dedicated to examining, analyzing, reviewing and predicting the critical issues in Brooklyn real estate.

Networking cocktail reception in the BHS Tile Lobby begins at 12:00 p.m. The luncheon program commences at 12:45 p.m.

Purchase of a series includes admission to all four luncheons.

Past Events

Thank you for your support of the
11th Annual Library Dinner!

Library Dinner

This year's dinner was a huge success, and the proceeds will support the work and growth of Brooklyn Historical Society’s Othmer Library. If you were unable to attend or if you want to look back on this fantastic evening, click HERE to browse photos.

A pdf of the 2015 program is available here.

Above photos © 2015 Scott Rudd. Right photo, from L to R: Brooklyn Historical Society Trustee Susan Rifkin, Dr. Linda Gordon, Honoree Joanne Witty, Honoree Eugene Keilin, Board of Trustees Chair Jim Rossman and Brooklyn Historical Society President Deborah Schwartz
Thank you to everyone who attended
"An Evening with Ken Burns"

and helped to support BHS' education programs!

Ken Burns

On March 10th, we were honored to host a special fundraising event with Academy Award-nominated producer and director Ken Burns, creator of the acclaimed documentaries “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” In addition to other projects, Burns is currently at work on a film about the life of Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson. This very special evening helped to support BHS' education programs

Thanks to our sponsor

Left Photo by Cable Risdon, Right Photo by Elizabeth Alex

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to see photos from the event.

Thank you for joining us at our annual fall fundraiser to benefit Brooklyn Historical Society! At this year's Brooklyn Bounty, which was held at the stunning 26 Bridge, we tried delectable provisions from an impressive variety of Brooklyn chefs offering everything from tacos, to ice cream, to historic cocktails!

Our program also includeed the 4th Annual Brooklyn Food & Heritage Awards honoring the movers and shakers in the delicious world of Brooklyn cuisine