2018 Exhibitions

In 2018, exhibits at Open Source will encourage conversation about and engagement with diverse global perspectives through art. Through solo exhibitions, artists will involve our community in global-scale issues and explore the impacts of these problems locally and internationally. Through solo and curated group exhibitions featuring local, national and international artists, we will explore themes concerning human rights, community and culture.

Exhibitions will include:
In Practice: KoKo NYC Teaching Artists Exhbition
Pirmin Hagen and Christine Katscher: hand luggage (Austria)
Tomás Rivas (Chile)
Matthew Jensen (USA, curated by Ian Cofre)
Xyza Bacani (Philippines)
Betty Yu (USA)
Khaled Jarrar (Palestine)
Immy Mali (Uganda)

Xyza Bacani, Untitled, 2014, Black and white photograph, Hong Kong

OPEN SOURCE is a participant-driven art initiative in Brooklyn, NY that provides space, community and conceptual context for creative play and critical commentary.


Cook Thugless at Freddy’s

In Practice: KoKo NYC Teaching Artist Exhibition | Press Release | Cook Thugless at Freddy’s | KoKo NYC February 7, 8:30pm Freddy’s Bar and Backroom In conjunction with In Practice: KoKo NYC Teaching Artists Exhibition at Open Source Gallery, Cook Thugless will be performing at Freddy’s Bar and Backroom. In Practice is our first annual […]


church of monika

cHURCH OF MONIKA: Music for the Doomed

What is the cHURCH? | cHURCH OF MONIKA: The Intersection of Art and Activism | Watch on Livestream February 11, 2018 11:00am Join us at the cHURCH OF MONIKA for a staged reading of David Brensilver’s Music for the Doomed. This is a free event. Bagels and coffee will be served. In the not-too-distant future, […]

Kids program


Our partnership with Fuseworks means they will have a presence at some events with a range of their wares available for purchase.