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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.

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APRIL’S SUPER SENSES!

April 2014

In shining a special light on Autism Awareness Month, the Museum celebrates our senses and provides sensory-friendly programming for the entire month of April. Use your Super Senses and participate in programs such as Your Nose Knows, Smelly Art, Touch Tour and our Family Access Program: Minerals vs. Mush.

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BROOKLYN BLOCK LABORATORY,
CHASE VISITING EXHIBITS GALLERY

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

Brooklyn Block Laboratory 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.

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CELEBRATE EARTH WEEK!

Monday, April 14th - Tuesday, April 22nd

Spring is finally here! Spend your spring break week at BCM for our festival celebrating all things green and sustainable. Make an Eco Art project, meet and touch sea creatures threatened by warming seas, or plant seeds in an old boot to add to our shoe garden! We’re jam packed with programs and community partners, so check out our full schedule for details.

blocks

 

METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE: PROFESSOR WINKLEBOTTOM'S EARTH SCIENCE CIRCUS

Saturday, April 19th
4:00-4:40pm | All ages
Learn how to keep our planet healthy as The Grand Falloons bring the story of Professor Winkelbottom to life through, magic, juggling, plate spinning, classic vaudeville routines, and original music. Made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties.

grandfalloons

 

SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL: BRAZIL

Saturday, April 26th
11:30am-12:00pm | All ages
Join Parents As Primary Teachers, Inc. and renowned percussionist Dende for invigorating hands-on drumming. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

shakebrazil

 

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS PERFORMANCE:
CHINA PATTERNS

Saturday, May 10th
1:00-1:40pm | All ages
Performed in full, traditional Chinese costumes, China Patterns introduces students to Chinese culture through language lessons, historical background, on-stage demonstrations and audience interaction. By transporting the audience to a world of colorful myths, historical drama, and timeless beauty, the program weaves through many varied terrains of time, region, legend, and reality. Presented by the New York Chinese Cultural Center. Supported by the Tiger Baron Foundation.

chinapatterns

 

METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE:
FORCE MAJEURE QUINTET FAMILY CONCERT

Saturday, May 17th
12:00-12:30pm & 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Learn about the instruments in a woodwind quintet! The Force Majeure Quintet will demonstrate each instrument (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon) and play a concert of family favorites. Founded in Tallahassee, Florida, the Force Majeure Quintet began performing as a group in 2012. The mission of the Force Majeure Quintet is to promote the value of fine arts in society, culture, and education through public performance and community outreach.

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