Access Information

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

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).


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


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


Access information

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.


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.


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.


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: 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