October Free Friday

Every Free Friday from 5pm to 9pm, enjoy browsing all of our exhibitions and our landmarked library, and sip on a Brooklyn Brewery beer while listening to live music!

Friday, October 21st: Oktoberfest
From Brooklyn Brewery to Sixpoint Brewery, Brooklyn is full of craft breweries, not to mention the many at-home operations happening throughout the borough. But this is not a new phenomenon: Brooklyn has a rich history of brewing and drinking. Join us for an evening of beer appreciation with a home brewing workshop, beer tastings, a Beauty and the Beer film screening, and more!

Doors open at 5pm, there are drinks, live music, and a special Brooklyn Brewery beer tasting!
Brooklyn Brewery Tasting

The evening's schedule:
5:00pm-7:00pm Brooklyn Brewery hosts a speecial beer tasting
5:45pm-9:00pm BHS archivists showcase Brooklyn brewing history with highlights from the BHS collection. Enjoy special behind-the-scenes tours of the library throughout the evening!
6:00pm-8:00pm Brooklyn Brew shop showcases brewing techniques for the intrepid home brewer.
6:30pm-7:15pm Chris Heuberger gives a talk on the history of brewing in Bushwick.
7:30pm-8:45pm Screening of Beauty and the Beer, a documentary about the incredibly popular Miss Rheingold contest, a beauty contest for the Rheingold Brewery in Bushwick.
Brooklyn Brew Shop
Beauty and the BeerA Brewing History of Brooklyn

Think you'll be able to make it on the 21st? Let us know on Facebook!

Fall 2016 Free Fridays:

September 16th
October 21st
November 11th
December 9th

Sponsored by: TD Bank and National Trust Insurance
Beer generously provided by: Brooklyn Brewery Free Fridays

Free Fridays are supported by the George Hannah Society, a committee of culturally engaged young professionals, including:
Michael Adams
Joseph Alexiou
Tal Bar-Zemer
Lucy Baumrind
Maude Delice
Ryan A. Donaldson
Naeem Douglass
Cathy Erway
Tara Fitzgerald
Inna Guzenfeld
Will Kuntz
Oriana Leckert
Joe Liebman
Sarah Lohman
Eugena Oh
Robby Pande
Emily Pinkowitz
Maeve Ryan
Ben Samuel
Sara Sarakanti
Nathan Storey
Marianne Ways
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