Bringing J'Ouvert to the Forefront

Logo design by Mustafa Nasir. Logo art honors the memory of Kwame Rennie, a key force in Brooklyn's J'Ouvert community.

This initiative aims to create sustainable tourism, apprenticeship, and career opportunities around Brooklyn's J'Ouvert celebration and parade by providing job skills training to artists to seek employment as tour guides, teaching artists, and skilled tradespeople. 

Teaching Pan Literacy with Khuent Rose

This fall, Khuent Rose will lead 14 training sessions on music literacy and steel pan arranging. Presented by Brooklyn Arts Council and Achievement First Brooklyn High School in partnership with J'Ouvert City International. 

September 29 - December 19, 2019 | Achievement First Brooklyn High School

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J'Ouvert Steelpan Yard Tour

Join us for a behind-the-scenes bus tour of Brooklyn's steelpan yards and mas camps as they prepare for the annual J'Ouvert celebration! 

(This tour is now at capacity. If you would like to be added to a waitlist, email

Wednesday, August 28 & Thursday, August 29, 2019  7:00-11:00 pm  | Brooklyn Museum

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