Friendsgiving 2019

an Artist Showroom +

Silent Auction


Saturday, November 30th

7:00 PM

Brooklyn, NY


FRIENDSGIVING is our annual kick-off to the holiday season; an end-of-year showcase and fundraiser for friends of the Collective and community. FriendsGiving allows us to support and highlight the creatives we’ve met throughout the community with an evening of live performance and visual art exhibitions, artwork and merchandise for sale, raffles, food and refreshments and top-notch audio selections + family gathering feels. 

** SLAP FriendsGiving: Artist Showroom and Auction is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council.


Visual Artist Open Call

creative theme:


(economical, communal, material, spiritual, social, educational, and occupational)

** Apply to be in FriendsGiving 2019 before November 9th, 2019.


mingle with the artists and view the galleries during

Artist Reception + Gallery Cocktail Hour

7:00 PM

followed by

Performances + Tiered Auctions


We will be featuring visual artists of all materials along with photographers from the community in a salon-style showroom curated by The Art Hub NYC. We encourage you to come spend time taking in the exhibitions, speaking to the creatives, and supporting artists by placing silent bids on artwork you hope to take home.


The Slappenings:

  • This is a COMMUNITY showroom and fundraiser/auction featuring visual art pieces and installations by 30+ artists and local creatives.

  • Artwork and merchandise for sale by artists and local creators

  • All Ticket Purchases come with a complimentary raffle ticket for ticket buyers

  • Any sales made go directly to the named artist

  • Refreshments + live entertainment throughout the evening.

#SLAPfriends #theSLAPcollective #SLAPfriendsgiving

want to lend a hand?

volunteers | sponsors | partners

| media / press |

(we appreciate the kind generosity!)


check out photos from previous

years below

FriendsGiving 2018

BIG thank you to our