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SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum in DUMBO

Upcoming Scheduled Workshops

Upcoming Programs at SPARK

A 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 about composing, melody, and harmony, while sparking lifelong love of music. Brooklyn Children’s Museum is delighted to have them in-residence at SPARK for two free Thursday afternoons during the month of May. This program is made possible by a grant from the Tiger Baron Foundation.



Thursday May 4: Japan

3:00pm to 3:45pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm | Ages 4+

Visit Japan in honor of Children’s Day! Come play “Ame, Ame” and other children’s singing games from Japan along with their American counterparts. Listen to Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu’s “Breeze” and compose your own weather music.


Thursday May 18: Scandinavia

3:00pm to 3:45pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm | Ages 4+

Visit  Scandinavia in honor of May Day! Come play “Sma Grodorna” and other children’s singing games from Scandinavia along with their American counterparts. Listen to Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” and compose your own monster music?

May 2017 Ongoing Drop-In Play at SPARK by BCM:

Join in the following drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on May weekends in our studio. We are feeling the Spring vibes at Spark and cannot wait to play with more unusual materials to get our creative juices flowing. Hooray for Spring! Join us as we soak up the sun and celebrate some festive holidays this month.


Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14

Mother’s Day Bouquets: Build a beautiful bouquet for Mother’s Day out of paper plates and egg crates. It’s all about flower power!


Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21

Bravery Medals: Lets honor the troops for Armed Forces Day by making medals for the brave and giving people in our lives.


Saturday, May 27 – Sunday, May 28

Bright Butterflies: Butterfly wings are beautiful examples of symmetry. Create painted butterfly wings and be amazed by the way the colors mix together and the unique patterns left behind.