1 Best Performing Arts Venue in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, New York City

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Fort Greene Fodor's choice

Founded in 1861 and operating at its current location since 1908, BAM is a multidisciplinary performing arts center that now encompasses three edifices, including the Beaux-Arts, seven-story Peter Jay Sharp building. It's known for innovative performances of many types, and the facilities include an unadorned "black box" theater, dance venues, a four-screen movie theater, an opera house, a gallery, and an open-plan performance and restaurant space.