Tour the Yard, bike through history, see "industry in action" on a factory tour, see film, theater and musical performance, sit in on “BLDG 92 Talks” or make something in a hands-on workshop. Our public programs are an exciting look into the Yard’s past, present and future. 

More about public programs

Upcoming Events:

Yard Tours

Sustainable Architecture & Industry Tour

SAT SEP 20 > 5 p.m.

Get a "handle" on sustainable architecture and industry on this bicycle tour of Yard. You'll learn about many of the Yard's green initiatives, including adaptive reuse of historic structures and materials, cutting edge LEED-certified buildings, alternative energy projects, and sustainable manufacturing practices employed by Yard tenants. Get an up-close look at the nation's first green multi-story industrial building, see wind-and-solar-powered lamps built and installed at the Yard, and peer down into a 19th-century dry dock that is still in use today. Along the way, we will enjoy stunning waterfront views and learn how the Yard has been ...

BLDG 92 Presents...

Private(i)

SUN SEP 21 > 1 p.m.

BLDG 92 Visiting Artists, Fixed Agency, return to Yard with their critically acclaimed immersive mixed-reality adventire, Private(i). After a sold-out debut in April, BLDG 92 is thrilled to invite new visitors to "enjoy the hide" in this unique experience of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

BLDG 92 Presents...

Private(i)

SUN SEP 21 > 3 p.m.

BLDG 92 Visiting Artists, Fixed Agency, return to Yard with their critically acclaimed immersive mixed-reality adventire, Private(i). After a sold-out debut in April, BLDG 92 is thrilled to invite new visitors to "enjoy the hide" in this unique experience of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SUN SEP 21 > 2:30 p.m.

For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Today, the Yard is considered a national model for sustainable urban industrial parks. This tour, given in partnership with Turnstile Tours, explores the 300-acre facility and offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock that's been used since before the Civil War, the 24-acre former Navy hospital campus that is virtually frozen in time and the nation's first multi-story LEED ...

Factory Tours / "Making it in NYC" Programs & Events

Factory Tour: Whiskey Wars!

SUN SEP 21 > 4:15 p.m.

In the 19th century, Marines were dispatched from the Navy Yard to crack down on illegal whiskey distilling in what became known as the WHISKEY WARS. Today, Kings County Distillery is proudly making moonshine and more on premises. Join BLDG 92 and Kings County Distillery on a tour (and tasting!) that explores whiskey scandals of the past and the resurgence of the industry today. 

"Making it in NYC" Programs & Events / For Businesses

Values of Local Fashion Production in NYC

THU SEP 25 > 6 p.m.

Outsourced production has cost NYC many of the skilled garment workers and suppliers who support the local fashion design community. Concerns about using fair labor, directly monitoring quality, and getting products quickly to market motivates certain designers to produce locally. The challenge is to sell at a price cost-conscious consumers now expect. Author Elizabeth Cline guides a discussion with local fashion designers on the opportunities and challenges they meet in producing locally.

Yard Tours / "Making it in NYC" Programs & Events

Making it in NYC: Brooklyn Navy Yard Inside Industry Tour

FRI SEP 26 > 3 p.m.

Experience the work of artisans, techies, and manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and learn why they, and hundreds of other companies, have chosen to make their products locally. This 90-minute guided tour will begin at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92′s Making It In NYC gallery, an exhibit that explores a new era of manufacturing in New York City today. Participants will then head out into the Yard for an immersive look at “making it” then and now at the Yard and for two site visits. The first stop is at SITU Fabrication for a behind-the-scenes ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SAT SEP 27 > 2:30 p.m.

For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Today, the Yard is considered a national model for sustainable urban industrial parks. This tour, given in partnership with Turnstile Tours, explores the 300-acre facility and offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock that's been used since before the Civil War, the 24-acre former Navy hospital campus that is virtually frozen in time and the nation's first multi-story LEED ...

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SUN SEP 28 > 2:30 p.m.

For over 150 years, the Brooklyn Navy Yard churned out America's most famous fighting ships, from the USS Maine to the USS Missouri. Today, the Yard is considered a national model for sustainable urban industrial parks. This tour, given in partnership with Turnstile Tours, explores the 300-acre facility and offers opportunities to get off the bus for a closer look at the Yard's most intriguing sites, including a dry dock that's been used since before the Civil War, the 24-acre former Navy hospital campus that is virtually frozen in time and the nation's first multi-story LEED ...

For Businesses

Hurricane Sandy Business Loan and Grant Program, Information Session

THU OCT 2 > 2 p.m.

The New York City Department of Small Business Services has made some major changes to the Hurricane Sandy Business Loan and Grant Program (HSBLGP).  To learn more about these changes, join NYC Business Solutions staff for an information session at 2pm in the Employment Center (3rd Floor, BLDG 92).