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SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum in DUMBO

Upcoming Scheduled Workshops

Upcoming Programs at SPARK

All workshops are included with SPARK admission unless otherwise noted.

 

Musical World Tour with Little Orchestra Society

Little Orchestra Society inspires and educates children through live music. Their world-renowned arts education programs teach families throughout the five boroughs about composing, melody, harmony and other fundamentals, while sparking a lifelong love of music. Brooklyn Children’s Museum is delighted to have them in-residence at SPARK by BCM on Thursday afternoons during the month of January.

 

Thursday, March 2nd

Musical World Tour: Ghana
2:30pm to 3:15pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm : Ages 4+ 

Today we visit Ghana in honor of their Independence Day! Come play “Kye Kye Kule” and other children’s singing games from Ghana along with their American counterparts. We will listen to Ghanaian composer Abo Addy’s “Sounds from the Woods” and compose our own nature piece.

 

Thursday, March 16th

Musical World Tour: India
2:30pm to 3:15pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm : Ages 4+ 

Today we visit India in honor of Holi! Come play “Anilae, Anilae” and other children’s singing games from India along with their American counterparts. We will listen to Indian composer Ravi Shankar’s “Kafi Holi” and compose our own color song.


March Studio Workshops

Art Explorations Inspired by the Festival of Holi

 

Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March 5
Carnival of Colors Sensory Exploration

Kids learn about the Holi through a sensory celebration using vibrant pigments and edible play sand.

 

Saturday, March 11 – Sunday, March 12
Chalkboard Drawing Party

Our celebration of the Holi continues as we smear, spray and splatter wet and dry color chalk on our communal chalk board wall.

 

Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 19
Rainbow Stained Glass

Kids have fun brightening up the winter blues by creating rainbow stained glass windows.

 

Saturday, March 25 – Sunday, March 26
Colorful Canvas Creations

Kids tap into their inner abstract expressionists to make their own colorful canvas creations.

 

Sunday, March 26

Special Workshop: Silkscreen Notes and Totes
10:00am-11:30am : Ages 4+

Work together with your tot to design and create a set of silkscreened notes and a tote bag. Fee: $45 per family for the first child, $15 per every additional child. Advanced registration required. Reserve in advance online at brooklynkids.org. Program subject to change or cancellation.