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BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York.  For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters.

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Leadership
Leadership
Karen Brooks Hopkins, President
 
Karen Brooks Hopkins, President
 

Karen Brooks Hopkins has called BAM home since 1979 and now oversees BAM's staff and facilities. Named one of the most influential women in New York business, Hopkins is active in numerous cultural initiatives.

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Joseph V. Melillo, Executive Producer
 
Joseph V. Melillo, Executive Producer
 

Joseph Melillo, Executive Producer since 1999, is responsible for BAM's bold artistic direction. His innovative efforts, including the renowned Next Wave Festival, have expanded BAM's programming and audience.

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Board of Trustees
 
Board of Trustees
 

BAM's Board of Trustees is chaired by Alan Fishman and includes a diverse mix of New York City's corporate, civic, cultural, and educational leaders.

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History
America's oldest performing arts center 
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BAM Hamm Archives
 
BAM Hamm Archives
 

The BAM Hamm Archives Center houses more than 150 years of BAM history and is a rich resource for research and education. The collection ranges from 19th century playbills to videos of defining artistic moments.

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150 Years
 
150 Years
 

Learn about our history and see what the celebration was about!

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Members & Patrons
718.636.4194
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Patron Services is only available to BAM Members at the Benefactor level ($1,000) and above. For all other inquires, see General Inquiries.
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(Mon—Fri, 10am—6pm; Sat, 12—6pm; and performance Sundays, 12—4pm)
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718.636.4150
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718.623.7811
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BAM 990 Forms
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