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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: BUILDING BRAINSTORM


Step inside Building Brainstorm and you'll find a kid-friendly studio environment where Kids can discover the basics of buildings, while exploring the process of creating structures that match the needs of the people inside them. Learn more. The exhibition was created by Brooklyn Children's Museum in association with The Center for Architecture Foundation.

 

Building Brainstorm the exhibit


 

ART INSPIRES ART: HOW DOES A BIRD IMAGINE? WHAT DOES A TREE KNOW?

Saturday, March 1st - Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Visit the Everett Children’s Library at Brooklyn Children’s Museum to experience poetry, sculptures, and festive banners developed by artists from The Touchstone Center for Children. Featuring two interactive sculptures, “A Tree Lives” and “The Bird of Imagining,” this exhibit helps children to explore poetry and art, and learn how one art form can inspire another. Learn more.

tree

 

BROOKLYN BLOCK LAB,
CHASE VISITING EXHIBITS GALLERY

Saturday, April 5th - Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Brooklyn Block Lab is a new 1,000 sq. ft. pop-up activity area that provides engaging hands-on learning experiences through block play. Children and families design and experiment with different building blocks, creating imaginative structures, stacking, sorting, and talking. Utilizing a curated selection of wood, foam, and magnetic blocks, families and teachers examine how children interact and speak during the building process.

blocks

 

FARMERS MARKET WITH FRIENDS OF BROWER PARK & COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS

June 25th - November 15th
Wednesdays 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am-4:00pm

Stop by the Farmers Market on Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place in Brower Park for fresh fruits and veggies!

market

 

FREE FRIDAY FAMILY JAM

Fridays: July 25th, August 1st, 8th and 15th
FREE from 3:00pm - 7:00pm | All ages
Celebrate summer with Brooklyn Children's Museum during our festive Friday summer nights! Come play with us!

kidstairs

 

LEARN AND PLAY DATES

Fridays: July 25, August 1, 8 and 15
FREE from 3:00pm - 6:00pm | All ages
In partnership with Imagination Playground, Brooklyn Children’s Museum is hosting Learn and Play Dates from for families to learn, build, and play with the fantastic Imagination Playground blue blocks.

imagination

 

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: MBIRA WITH KEVIN NATHANIEL HYLTON

Saturday, August 2nd
Sunday, August 3rd
12:00pm-1:00pm | All ages
Hear the peaceful sounds of the mbira, an African thumb piano, with Kevin Nathaniel Hylton. Having played mbira since 1982, Hylton is the founder of the Spririt Ensemble, a group that pioneered the use of mbiras on the New York world music scene. This program is organized by Cumbe: Center for African and Diasporan Dance.

nathanial

 

PENGUIN YOUNG READERS SERIES: M.D. PAYNE

Sunday, August 10th
1:00-1:40pm | Ages 8 and up
Come meet Monster Juice series author M.D. Payne, as he reads from his upcoming book Burpstronauts. Learn more about M.D. Payne at haunted-house-of-payne.tumblr.com.

payne

 

BACK TO SCHOOL JAM!

Friday, August 29th
11:00am-3:00pm | All ages
Celebrate going back to school – or starting school for the very first time! Enjoy a fun-filled event with crafts, snacks, music, giveaways & more. This celebration helps young children look forward to a new school year and another important stage of learning.

carrot

 

FESTIVAL OF NEW TRUMPET MUSIC AND MUSICWORKS PRESENT: BLAST OF BRASS

Sunday, September 21st
12:00-12:45pm | All ages
Join us for an interactive concert featuring the science and fun of making music with the brass family of instruments. Learn more: www.Fontmusic.org & www.MusicworksNYC.org

brass

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