Free Admission Wednesday at BRIC - see INFO below. BRIC presents programs in contemporary art, performing arts, and video that reflect the creativity and diversity of Brooklyn. BRIC also advances and nurtures emerging voices and works-in-progress by local artists and media makers. BRIC supports open access to arts and media by making programs available without charge or at very low cost, through education and public programs, and by enabling and amplifying individual and community voices. BRIC Commits to Be A Light as Part of The Ghostlight Project Our History 1979: The Fund for the Borough of Brooklyn (the Fund) launches the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park with a dual cultural and civic mission, to foster economic revitalization through the arts, to provide opportunities for Brooklyn artists to reach audiences, and to provide free access to cultural programming for Brooklyn audiences. Nanette Rainone was the founder of the organization, and led the Fund until 2002. Burl Hash was the first producer of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. 1981: The Fund, in order to further strengthen the arts sector in Brooklyn, establishes Rotunda Gallery to support the creation of opportunities for visual artists in the borough and to facilitate access to contemporary art for Brooklyn audiences. Jackie Battenfield is the first director of the Rotunda Gallery. More Info below.