United States

123 Smith St
New York
Phone: 718 797-3116

Micro Museum

Micro Museum is a living art center with 20 years of community roots in Downtown Brooklyn.

Micro Museum, founded in 1986, is an interdisciplinary art center with over six hundred working artists. Classes, workshops and meetings using the rehearsal spaces at Micro Museum are operated fully by the teachers. Contact them directly if you have any questions about their services.

Our clients are award winning actors, dancers, directors, performers, musicians, clowns, belly dancers, photographic, literary and media artists who are producing work for audiences and viewers all over the world.

Our visual artists have gained the attention of NY Times, Time Out NY, Daily News, ARTnews, Brooklyn Rail, NBC Channel 4, Videography Magazine, Brooklyn Eagle, Courier News, Brooklyn Heights Press, and FLAUNT Magazine.

Permanent Collection

Interactive and media art by William and Kathlen Laziza. Media from contemporary artists 1980- 2006


Guest artists in 2007, monthly exhibition "Spectrum - The Chakra Element" (April-November) and weekly "Open Walls" (one day show with four day regiment Wednesday through Saturday). For addition information please visit

Previous Exhibitions

"Circus Surreal"- an extravaganza of artwork from across the USA including the surreal works of 43 free thinking artists. "Pursuit of Happenstance"- dueling light projector performance by William and Kathleen Laziza.
"Not Still Art Festival"- a forum for abstract and non-narrative electronic motion imaging with music and sound design.

Forthcoming exhibitions

Spontaneous Combution Series, monthly Brooklyn cable access television Open call - Mini DV or DVD.


$2 p/p Saturdays
$10 p/p special events, openings, etc....
Weekday bookings vary.

Opening hours

Saturdays open to the public 12p.m.-7p.m.
Weekdays 9a.m-9p.m. for professional use with booking. (718) 797-3116

Getting there

We are 2 blocks away from the F and G trains at Bergen street station.


We are a disability friendly community art center. Yes we have restrooms.

Museum internal and external photos (2)

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News and events

"Hidden Treasures" in collaboration with the Brooklyn Cultural Circuit.


Q: Is Micro Museum a place for small objects?
A: Micro Museum is not a place for small objects. It has a digital collection and looks closely at contemporary artists.


Schools can work directly with staff on art and techlonogy projects (fee based).


Tour buses welcomed 10a.m- 1p.m. (fee based)


Field trip bookings available


Welcomed Saturdays from 12-7


Micro Museum is especially good fro elementary aged students and older.


Internships available


Volunteer opportunities




Happily accepted

Venue hire

Open for performance based rehearsal space and special art events.