Access Information

Address
51 Bergen St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(Between Smith Street and Boerum Place)

Hours
Thursday – Saturday: 1-7pm
Sunday: 1-5pm
Tuesday – Wednesday: by appointment
Monday: closed

We are also closed on major holidays (including Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day).

Our exhibition schedule varies. Please check our calendar to see what is on view when planning your visit.

 

Public transportation
The closest MTA subway stations are the Bergen Street F, G (approximately 200 ft away) and the Hoyt Street C, G (half a mile away).

The closest wheelchair accessible stations are the Borough Hall 2, 3 and The Jay Street MetroTech A, C, F, R (both stations are about half a mile away).

 

Parking
There is limited street parking near the building.
The closest parking garage is at 238 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

 

Admission
There is no admission fee to visit the Invisible Dog exhibitions and the majority of our ticketed events are by donation.

 

Access information

Entrances
The entrance to the main gallery of The Invisible Dog is up a 3-inch step and through a 35 inch door. There is also a 7-foot-wide freight entrance that has no step. There is a doorbell to request ramp access or access through the freight entrance.

The entrance to the Glass House is up one step with a permanently installed wooden ramp. The doors and ramp are 60 inches wide.

The entrance to the garden is up and down three steps. Ramp access is available one door down between 11am and 7pm daily.

 

Bathrooms
We have two all-gender bathrooms in the main space that do not meet ADA guidelines. The nearest ADA approved bathroom is three doors down at 61 Local. 61 Local has been made aware that Invisible Dog visitors may come in to use their bathrooms.

 

Scent
The Glass House is a scent-free space. The main space is not a scent-free as it is shared with a shop that sells perfume.

 

Seating
For events, we use folding chairs. Folding chairs are also available for exhibitions by request.

 

All are welcome
If you need to move around, twitch, pace, or not make eye contact, you are welcome here.

 

Large format text
Large format text options are available upon request.

 

No flash policy
If you choose to photograph in the space, please do not use flash.

 

Additional resources
Please let us know if you require sound amplification, ASL interpretation, audio description, closed captioning, or have any other access needs: shannon@theinvisibledog.org. We will work with you to support your needs.

 

This access text is adapted from the text written by the Canaries for their project at Recess