51 Bergen Street
(between Smith St and Boerum Pl)
Brooklyn, NY 11201



Gallery hours:
Thursday – Saturday: 1 – 7pm
Sunday: 1 – 5pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: Closed (open by appointment only)

Please note:
Our exhibition and performance schedule varies. Please check our calendar to see what is happening in the space and plan your visit accordingly.

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


Public Transportation:
The closest MTA subway stations are:
Bergen Street F/G (approximately 200 ft away)
Hoyt Street C/G (half a mile away)

The closest wheelchair accessible stations are:
Borough Hall 2/3 (half a mile away)
Jay Street MetroTech A/C/F/R (half a mile away)

By subway, The Invisible Dog is:
15 minutes from New Museum
20 minutes from The Strand Bookstore (Union Square)
30 minutes from Times Square
35 minutes from MoMA
40 minutes from Lincoln Center
45 minutes from the Guggenheim Museum
30 minutes from MoMA PS1
30 minutes from Coney Island

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 The Invisible Dog exhibitions, and the majority of our ticketed events are by donation.  


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.

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.

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