Tour the Yard, bike through history, see "industry in action" on a factory tour, experience cultural performances or make something in a hands-on workshop. Our public programs are an exciting look into the Yard’s past, present and future. 

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"Tools & Talent" Workshops

Brooklyn Grange @ BLDG 92: Herbs and Remedies for Winter Immunity

THU FEB 11 2016 > 6:30 p.m.

Perhaps an infusion, rather than an injection can help you get through the cold and flu season unscathed. During this class, several traditional recipes will be demonstrated, and the herbal actions of each ingredient will be discussed. Comfort from cold symptons may be as close as your cupboard.

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SAT FEB 13 2016 > 2 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

The "Can Do" Yard: WW II at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

SUN FEB 14 2016 > 2 p.m.

During World War II, the Brooklyn Navy Yard played a pivotal role in the American war effort – it built battleships and aircraft carriers, repaired over 5,000 ships, and sent troops and supplies to fronts across the globe. The tireless efforts of its 70,000 workers earned it the nickname "The Can-Do Yard."  This tour will explore the role of the New York City waterfront in the war effort, make connections between the Yard and famous battles of World War II, and visit historically significant sites within the Yard and in the surrounding communities. Highlights include the Naval Hospital campus ...

Factory Tours

Whiskey Wars Factory Tour!

SUN FEB 14 2016 > 4:30 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. 

Factory Tours

Inside Industry Tour: Scott Jordan Furniture and Bien Hecho

FRI FEB 19 2016 > 9:30 a.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 and then heads out into the Yard for an immersive look at makers making it in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SAT FEB 20 2016 > 2 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 ...

"Tools & Talent" Workshops

Brooklyn Grange @ BLDG 92: Starting and Urban Agriculture Business

THU FEB 25 2016 > 6:30 p.m.

If you have a seed of a dream to launch an agricultural endeavor - this program is for you. Anastasia Cole Plakias, Co-Founder of Brooklyn Grange, will lead a survey of the different contemporary models of urban agricultural businesses, with a focus on New York City. 

BLDG 92 Presents...

Black Artstory Performance: The Glass Eye Featuring Hot Hands & members of Victorious Dance Company

FRI FEB 26 2016 > 7 p.m.

Join us for a thought provoking and stirring performance by Hot Hands & members of Victorious Dance Company. The presentation, The Glass Eye, is a multi-disciplinary performance piece for voice, music, dance and film concerning the disembodiment of the black body through police violence; and the subsequent protests in reaction to these incidents— witnessed through the camera eye.

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SAT FEB 27 2016 > 2 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

SAT MAR 5 2016 > 2 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 ...