ANNUAL ART CRAWL
Despite the trying times we are facing, STooPS is still committed to uniting our community both locally and virtually through art. Since you all can't come to us, this year we will come to you...
On July 24 from 1-5PM at 398 Hancock St. we invite our neighbors and audiences to enjoy performances of dance, music, comedy and more while staying at a safe distance. Can't make it BedStuy? No worries! Check out the show on our IG Live or Facebook page @STooPSBedStuy or on Zoom!
During our annual STooPS ART CRAWL event, we use the arts to bring people outside and promote social interaction among artists, homeowners, residents, and businesses of Bed-Stuy. Every summer since 2013, Bed-Stuy homeowners have collaborated with local artists to host performances and art showcases on their stoops, storefronts, yards, or sidewalks. To encourage family-wide participation, our Kiddie Korner features various children’s art activities.
On the day of the event, artists showcase creations of all genres including, but not limited to, dance, music, theatre, visual art, spoken word, and film/video. All artists are also available between performances to discuss their work, get to know audience and neighbors, and inspire community members to connect with each other. STooPS SightSeer Schedules are the guide for the day with a map of locations and schedules for all performances.
STooPS culminates in with a gathering for participants and attendees featuring more performances by local youth, a Viewers’ Choice STooPS Artist, our Founder and organizing team OR Brooklyn-based headlining artists like Les Nubians, the Noel Pointer Foundation’s Phantazia String Players, Tamar-kali, and LAVA! Our culminating event is where we also give our extra special shout outs to our sponsors who make the event possible. STooPS unites the community!