DBAA’s membership area encompasses the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District in Fort Greene, the Downtown Brooklyn Business District, and areas that are adjacent to these particularly dense hubs of activity.


Members include every presenting arts venue situated in the Brooklyn Cultural District as well as smaller community-based groups, internationally known dance and theater companies, exhibition venues dedicated to visual art, craft, and history, organizations that offer arts education, studio/rehearsal space, and services to artists, among others.


Collectively, our members serve more than 5 million individuals annually, including 82,000 school-aged children who participate in educational programs, and generate more than $200 million annually in economic impact.


DBAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by member representatives and charged with being responsive to the needs and interests of its members.