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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Upcoming Events:

Yard Tours

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SUN SEP 28 2014 > 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

SAT SEP 27 2014 > 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 ...

"Tools & Talent" Workshops

Handcraft an Exquisite Bracelet at a Navy Yard Jewelry Studio

SAT SEP 27 2014 > noon

This announcement is completely off the cuff; the bracelet cuff that is. Master Jeweler and Artist, Carrie Bilbo, will guide you in designing and creating a stylish cuff bracelet. This workshop includes music, drinks and snacks; all sure to fuel your creativity.  You will no longer need to wear your heart on your sleeve because you will have a cuff bracelet on your wrist that is uniquely you.

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

Making it in NYC: Brooklyn Navy Yard Inside Industry Tour

FRI SEP 26 2014 > 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 ...

"Making it in NYC" Programs & Events / Business Friendly

Values of Local Fashion Production in NYC

THU SEP 25 2014 > 6 p.m.

Please note, the venue for this event has changed. This program will take place at TrimLab Showroom, 252 W. 37th Street

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

Factory Tour: Whiskey Wars!

SUN SEP 21 2014 > 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. 

BLDG 92 Presents...

Private(i)

SUN SEP 21 2014 > 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 2014 > 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 ...

BLDG 92 Presents...

Private(i)

SUN SEP 21 2014 > 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.

Yard Tours

Sustainable Architecture & Industry Tour

SAT SEP 20 2014 > 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 ...