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Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Paros, Greece

Holland Tunnel Gallery est. 1997:
A unique art space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.

Dutch artist and Williamsburg pioneer Paulien Lethen opened Holland Tunnel Gallery in her newly installed Home Depot garden shed. The mini art space rapidly gained recognition in the art world and became a neighborhood icon.
From 1997-2007 the gallery presented a monthly show schedule and is now open for special exhibitions and events.

In 2000, Holland Tunnel opened a second branch located on Paros island in Greece, with yearly summer exhibitions, music and cultural events.

In 2003, Stairmasters was launched in the hall and monumental four flight staircase of the brownstone next to Holland Tunnel Gallery for long term exhibitions open for special exhibitions

November 7, 8, 9 Williamsburg Brooklyn: Weekend of Events Celebrating 17 years Holland Tunnel Gallery 1997-2014

OPENING OF FRAMED mega group show in Stairmasters with more than 100 of the 700 Holland Tunnel Gallery Artists 
BOOK LAUNCH: HOLLAND TUNNEL GALLERY williamsburg Brooklyn Paros Greece 1997 - 2014 by Paulien Lethen & Heleen Schuttevaêr
One-weekend installation in Holland Tunnel Gallery by Paulien Lethen, Bix Lye, Jan Mulder    
complete 3 day program and time schedule  (New schedule)  
Performances by Syberen van Munster QuintetLex Grey and the Urban Pioneers, the Heleen Schuttevaêr / Ron Jackson Quartet, and De Stille Fanfare (The Silent Brass Band) 
This event is part of 5 Dutch Days, the Netherland-America Foundation’s annual cultural program celebrating the continuous influence of Dutch arts and culture in NYC

HOLLAND TUNNEL GALLERY BOOK available from November 5  

By Paulien Lethen and Heleen Schuttevaêr  
Special price when ordered before November 4 
Click here for the Holland Tunnel Book
For ordering in The Netherlands click here 
For a preview of the book click here

In November 1997, Dutch artist Paulien Lethen organized an exhibition in her Home Depot garden shed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, then known as the New Bohemia. It was a totally different way to experience art! This is the story of the Holland Tunnel Gallery. It spans a period of almost two decades and depicts a unique microcosm in a changing neighborhood. 
The book gives a complete survey of the exhibitions and events that took place in the Williamsburg gallery, in the summer extension on the Greek island of Paros, and in Stairmasters, the long-term exhibition space in the brownstone next to the gallery, from 1997 to 2014.
More than 550 photos, group photos and snapshots, the story of the gallery that became an icon in Williamsburg; introductions; Index with 800 artists, musicians and performers; press reviews, and more 
Hardcover, 260 pages.
Avoid postal costs; pick up your copy in Williamsburg Brooklyn NY, Utrecht (The Netherlands) and Paros (Greece) 

NY Book launch party November 7-8-9 at opening weekend of the mega group show Framed 
Dutch Book launch party Spring 2015 (dates t.b.a.)
Greek launch party will be held summer 2015, when Holland Tunnel Paros Greece celebrates its 15thanniversary (dates t.b.a.) 

The Holland Tunnel Gallery book has received funding through a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation