Book Fairs | July 13, 2015

Brooklyn Books, Art, Photos and Design Expo Set for Sept. 19-20

Brooklyn, NY—July 2015—Exhibitors from all parts of the country are heading to Brooklyn for the Brooklyn Books, Art, Photos and Design Expo (BAPD) on September 19 and 20, 2015.  The stunning, 40,000-square-foot Brooklyn Expo Center in historic Greenpoint, one of Brooklyn’s fastest-growing neighborhoods, will host the event for the second year featuring more than 130 dealers and an exciting range of books, art, ephemera, maps, prints, fine art and mid-century design.

The Expo is produced by Marvin Getman, founder of Impact Events Group, renowned for its well-attended book and antique fairs throughout the Northeast.  BAPD is a two-day “feast” for Brooklyn and Manhattan-ites alike who are known to spend hours browsing old book and antique stores.  Everything from rare books to collectible autographs to vintage photographs will be for sale at the Expo. The art and design row features dealers of fine art, prints and mid century design including fine vintage jewelry.

To add to the excitement, The Lewis Carroll Society of North America will host a booth with rare editions of the 150-year-old classic, Alice in Wonderland, and present interpretative readings of “The Mad Tea Party” as part of the classic’s Alice 150 celebration ( at 1pm and 3pm each day.  And Richard Minsky, author of The Art of American Book Covers 1875-1930, will host an exhibit that explores and displays covers from his colorful book, accompanied by a book signing and talk at 2:00 pm each day.

Show hours are 11:00 am-7:00 pm on Saturday, September 19th, and 11:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 20th.  Admission is $10 and free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult.  Visit for more information or to purchase advance half price tickets.  Sign up at the website for updates and discount tickets. 

The Brooklyn Expo Center is easily accessible by the G train (with connections from the, E, M, L or 7 lines from Manhattan) or the East River Ferry (India St/Greenpoint).