The Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance (DBAA) is a coalition of 46 cultural groups organized to connect and serve Downtown Brooklyn cultural organizations, to communicate their impact on Downtown Brooklyn, and to actively mobilize in the best interests of the cultural sector in Downtown Brooklyn. DBAA represents cultural institutions ranging from visual, performing and media arts, to arts service organizations, to dance and theater companies, as well as arts education providers. The DBAA is a leading voice representing the arts in Brooklyn.  Over the next five years, DBAA will focus its efforts around arts advocacy, services to its member organizations and strengthening the cultural infrastructure of Downtown Brooklyn.



DBAA works to connect Downtown Brooklyn cultural organizations, to enable collaboration, share information and provide an effective voice that can speak to business, political and community leaders about economic benefits and service of cultural organizations to Downtown Brooklyn. DBAA also works to discuss and address issues affecting artist communities and cultural organizations in Downtown Brooklyn.