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:

Yoga in the Yard

MON JUN 29 2015 > 8:30 a.m.

Re-Fresh & Re-New this summer with Yard Yoga! All classes take place in our beautiful third floor gallery gallery at BLDG 92 and are led by Maria Cutrona. 

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SUN JUN 28 2015 > 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 ...

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Urban Ecology Bike Tour

SUN JUN 28 2015 > 11 a.m.

Discover the natural world in the midst a thriving urban industrial park on this bicycle and walking tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where we will explore New York City's waterways, terrestrial ecosystems and urban farms.  At the stunning 65,000-square-foot Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm, we will learn how they produce 20,000 pounds of vegetables annually – as well as honey and eggs – and are a national leader in the development of rooftop and urban farming techniques. Descending to the bank of the East River, we will visit an oyster restoration project led by a local school and will ...

"Tools & Talent" Workshops

Make Your Own Cutting Board Workshop w/ Bien Hecho

SUN JUN 28 2015 > 10 a.m.

You will feel a cut above the rest when you make your next meal using a cutting board you made yourself. Cut your teeth on woodworking in this workshop presented, by Yard tenant, Bien Hecho. You will get an introdution to the timeless craft; learn the basic properties of wood and the tools of the trade.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present & Future Tour

SAT JUN 27 2015 > 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 ...

Yoga in the Yard

FRI JUN 26 2015 > 4:30 p.m.

Re-Fresh & Re-New this summer with Yard Yoga! All classes take place in our beautiful third floor gallery gallery at BLDG 92 and are led by Maria Cutrona. 

Inside Industry Tour: Interstellar Innovations

FRI JUN 26 2015 > 9:30 a.m.

Interstellar Innovations visits Final Frontier andHoneybee Robotics. This tour takes visitors from the Yard to moon...almost!...as we visit two businesses actively engaged with space research and exploration. From designing space suits for commercial space travel to innovating technologies for planetary exploration, this tour is quite a trip!  Purchase Tickets

Wednesday Exhibit Tour

WED JUN 24 2015 > 11:45 a.m.

Are you taking a Brooklyn Grange Farm Tour on Wednesday? Top it off with a Free guided tour of our exhibit - Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present and Future. While the Grange grows veggies, the Brooklyn Navy Yard grows businesses. On this 1-hour highlights tour, you will learn the history of the Yard and see how the Yard is a fertile environment for business and job creation. The Yard is a unique place - historic, dynamic, relevant and revolutionary!

Yoga in the Yard

WED JUN 24 2015 > 8:30 a.m.

Re-Fresh & Re-New this summer with Yard Yoga! All classes take place in our beautiful third floor gallery gallery at BLDG 92 and are led by Maria Cutrona. 

Yoga in the Yard

MON JUN 22 2015 > 8:30 a.m.

Re-Fresh & Re-New this summer with Yard Yoga! All classes take place in our beautiful third floor gallery gallery at BLDG 92 and are led by Maria Cutrona.