Author Archives: Janice

About Janice

Janice Monger is Associate Director of Brooklyn Historical Society. She is overseeing the current renovation of BHS's first floor and lower level and is director of the exhibition program, including the Public Perspectives Exhibition Series.

Brooklyn Summer H.E.A.T. Reflections

Today’s post is written by Evan Threadgill, who worked at BHS this summer through the Borough President’s Office program, Brooklyn Summer H.E.A.T. Evan is entering his junior year at East NY High School of Transit Technology.  BHS is proud to … Continue reading

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What is it about Brooklyn?

Okay, I’ll admit it right now. I am not a native Brooklynite. I originally come from Seattle, on the Left Coast, as many say here.  And do I live here in Bklyn now? No. Not yet, I always say sheepishly … Continue reading

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Got an idea you want to see on our museum walls?

Public Perspectives is on my brain. This is an exhibit series for which we issue an annual call to Brooklynites – anyone in Brooklyn with an idea for an exhibit can apply. Then three proposals are selected by a group of cultural … Continue reading

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Exhibit Opening Sept 10 – Counter/Culture: The Disappearing Face of Brooklyn’s Storefronts

I want to let everyone know about a new community-curated exhibit in our Public Perspectives series that will open at BHS on Wednesday, September 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Counter/Culture: The Disappearing Face of Brooklyn’s Storefronts features color photographs by … Continue reading

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