651 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 636-4181
Fax: (718) 636-4166
Founded in 1989, 651 ARTS is Brooklyn’s premier presenter of contemporary dance, theater and music that comes from the African Diaspora. Among our signature programs are: Mainstage Performance Series including Black Dance; Tradition and Transformation and Salon 651 which present finished work by emerging and established artists; Africa Exchange which prioritizes African culture by supporting exchange projects and providing access for African artists to perform in the United States; Artist Development Initiative which provides the space, finances and marketplace advocacy for artists to create work; and Education and Community programs which engage artists in adult and youth learning.
651 ARTS is committed to presenting a high level of excellence in the contemporary performing arts of the African Diaspora. Our presentations, humanities events and artist development activities seek to further quality cultural programming by and for people representing the full breadth of the Black and African Diasporic experience.
House Capacity: 250
Disciplines: Dance, Music, Theatre, Spoken Word, Multi-Discipline