Second Sundays

Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education.

Come early for Gallery Dialogues with Demian DinéYazhi’ at 3pm.

Food and Beverage by Grasshopper Brooklyn, Dolce Brooklyn, and Pioneer Works Bar.


On View


Maia Cruz Palileo: Meandering Curves of a Creek

Through a selection of paintings and drawings, Meandering Curves of a Creek highlights Maia Cruz Palileo’s artistic exploration of her personal identity, cultural heritage, and feelings of multiplicity as a Filipino-American.

Demian DinéYazhi' and R.I.S.E.: Radical Indigenous Survivance & Empowerment: A Nation Is a Massacre

Utilizing the artistic style of agitprop activist propaganda, artist Demian DinéYazhi’ brings attention to ongoing acts of violence against indigenous bodies via posters and flyers made at Pioneer Works and Small Editions.

Participatory Programs


TYGAPAW in Studios

Visit resident TYGAPAW in the music studio as she prepares for a DJ set at 7:30pm in the North Hall.

NIC Kay Performance Works-in-Progress

Resident NIC Kay will present three performance works-in-progress beggining at 4pm in studio 3A, on Pioneer Street, and in the Garden.

Reanimation Library: Stereoscopic Books

Make stereoscopic books as you learn about early photography and VR technologies using found images from the Reanimation Library, a collection of over 2,000 obscure or out-of-print publications housed across the street at Pioneer Books.

Tech Lab / VE Lab Open Studios

Visit the Tech Lab for a look at work produced by our residents. Xin Liu will present videos-in-progress, Victoria Scott will show an in progress VR work, and Ann tbd will display experimental technologies.

Radical Digital Painting

Explore drawing games, digital painting theory, and custom painting software made by traveling artist and lecturer Jeffrey Alan Scudder.

Software for Artists Day Installations

See installations from our recent Software for Artists Day conference, made by Kristin Lucas, Damjanski, Pioneer Works Tech Lab, Looking Glass Factory, Jeremy Couillard, Jakob Kudsk Steensen, {UNGLITCH}, Melissa F. Clarke, DiMoDA, and Margaret Anne Schedel.

S4AD Installation: Cowboy in Totality

Cowboy in Totality allows users to interact with an uploaded consciousness named Cowboy. Lightfield display by Looking Glass Factory and AI provided by IBM Watson.

S4AD Installation: Cosmic Sugar

David Lobser’s Cosmic Sugar is an elegant, GPU-driven simulation space that allows participants to craft nebulas.

S4AD Installation: glass menagerie

Margaret Anne Schedel and Melissa F. Clarke present their work glass menagerie, a VR experience showing unique renderings of nanoscience data.

S4AD Installation: DiMoDa 3.0 presents TALISMANS (74L15M4N5) and MIND BODY DUALISM (MND//BDY)

The Digital Museum of Digital Art (DiMoDA) presents two new projects: New Talismans explores the embodiment of computer witchcraft and Mind Body Dualism examines existence as the simultaneity of the physical being and the digital being.

Solar and Star Gazing with Amateur Astronomers Association

Join the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York in the garden for an interactive look into the sky. *Weather permitting*




TYGAPAW (Dion McKenzie) is a multi-disciplined producer and DJ based in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Her Jamaican ancestry and upbringing fused with 13 years living in New York City have influenced a music style she dubs “Sultry Club.”