Where Brooklyn comes to learn, play, grow and connect

Upcoming Events

Open Calls for Artists

Submit your artwork for exhibition at OSH! We have 3 open calls for upcoming shows, click the links below for more information and applications:

Together We Will…

Open Call for LGBTQIA+ Artists, Deadline: April 30, 2023

Family Ties

Open Call for BIPOC Artists, Deadline: May 15, 2023

Picturing The Constitution

Open Call for All Artists, Deadline: May 15, 2023

Rock The House

Rock the House is our biggest party of the year, join us on June 1 for an exclusive grown ups only night in the playground.

Tickets include dinner and drinks from local merchants plus a full evening of live music and dancing, all funds raised support our work in the gardens.

This year we are honoring Andrea Parker, Executive Director of the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, for her amazing work in our community.

Get your tickets here!

Visiting the Old Stone House

The Old Stone House is open for walk-in visitation Friday – Sunday from Noon – 4 pm. The permanent exhibit on the first floor and the public restrooms are fully accessible.  The second floor Great Room is only accessible by short flights of stairs with two landings. If you are attending an event and have questions about accommodation, please call 718-768-3195, or email info@theoldstonehouse.org.

While inside The House, masks are recommended but not required. OSH will provide masks if you do not have your own.

School Educators looking to book field trips can see more information on our Education page. Call OSH to discuss your groups needs if necessary.

Please call us at 718-768-3195 or email us at info@theoldstonehouse.org if you have any questions.  We appreciate our community so much, and hope you find joy in the gardens and the park. Kindest regards from all of us at OSH.

Your Rights as a Citizen

Civic engagement is an essential part of our democracy.

Everyone has basic rights under the U.S. Constitution and civil rights laws. Learn more about what your rights are, how to exercise them, and what to do when your rights are violated from the American Civil Liberties Union

Protesting or reporting a hate crime? Visit AAPI Emergency Response Network and Black Lives Matter for resources. Amnesty USA can help you be prepared. Download the free NY Civil Liberties Union Stop and Frisk Watch app. Learn more about the Directory of Community Bail Funds.

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The Old Stone House and Washington Park in Brooklyn