If there is one thing we do well here in Brooklyn, it is creation and collaboration. We’re a not only a tightly knit community, but we pride ourselves on our resident artists and artisans and take joy in local arts and crafts. In fact, high on our list of things to do in Brooklyn, you will often see creative activities as being highly valued by the community.

SPark Workshop, located on 34th St / 2nd Avenue, provides the perfect space for both creativity and collective endeavour. Set in a beautifully airy, light, spacious building, SPark offers people the chance to share space collectively, and use the facilities to create and develop creatively. With over 10,000 square feet of space, this innovative workshop allows access to well equipped studios, woodworking areas, plus all tools, equipment and amenities.

Often, when looking for creative things to do in Brooklyn, it can be all too easy to dismiss art and crafts, based on the fact that it is so expensive to set up your own studio space. SPark seeks to eradicate this issue, by encouraging collaboration and shared facilities, at a fraction of the cost. In short, it is the perfect solution for all you talented crafty people out there, whether a novice wood worker or an experienced artist.

April 26th sees Spark hosting its first ever gallery show, Ignition. This exciting event will showcase some of the area’s finest artists and makers, and show real diversity and eclecticism. So, if you are looking for things to do in April, mark this event for your diary, it is not to be missed!