The Commons Galleries

The Commons Galleries at Snug Harbor works with local artists and curators to strengthen community engagement.

The Galleries opened in Spring 2016 and are located within the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art.


MVMT: Sketches

Exhibition lasts from October 21 – December 31, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 21, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

In MVMT: Sketches, interdisciplinary artist Brandon Perdomo reacts to the interconnectivity of personalities that enter his social-scape in a nonlinear state of flux and awe.  His photo series is an ongoing study of the contour the body and how storytelling is expressed with the skeletal-medium.  On display will be photographs created with an international display of MVMT artists, as well as recent performative exploration and collaborations.


Staten Island in Movement

Exhibition lasts from October 21 – December 31, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 21, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Staten Island in Movement activates varying environments through movement. Rosita Roldan, professional dancer and choreographer for over 35 years, uses photography to capture the beauty of local dancers as they meld into the landscape.