Brooklyn Academy of Music
The Brooklyn Academy of Music affectionately known as BAM is a prominent venue for latest in performing arts.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, known simply as BAM, was founded in 1861 making it the oldest centre of performing arts in the United States. BAM has operated from it's present location since 1908 where it's venues include the spectacular Howard Gilman Opera House which seats 2100 patrons; the Rose Cinemas, a four screen theatre that is open every day of year; and the popular BAMcafé BAM also operates the 874 seat Harvey Theatre one block north on Fulton Street.
Each year BAM presents in excess of 200 live performances to an annual audience of over ½ million guests. BAM is well known throughout the art world for it's innovative and sometimes controversial performances.
In addition to hosting many live performances, BAM features daily screenings from it's large collection of classics. Visitors to BAM can enjoy a preshow dinner and refreshments at the very popular BAMcafé which also serves up free live music on Friday and Saturday nights from September through June.
Cost: Varies by event. See the official website for event listings and to purchase tickets.
Hours: Varies by event. See website for details. Daily 6:30am - 8:45pm
Website: Brooklyn Academy of Music
Address: 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn / Harvey Theater - 651 Fulton Street