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Upcoming Scheduled Workshops

Upcoming Programs at SPARK

 

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, April 6th
Musical World Tour: Greece
3:00pm to 3:45pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm | Ages 4+

Join Little Orchestra Society (LOS) for a trip around the world that explores music, touchable instruments, and music making at each stop. Children will visit Greece in honor of their Independence Day! Come play “Pou ‘n-do To Dachtilidi?” and other children’s singing games from Greece along with their American counterparts. We will listen to Greece’s Petros Tabouris Ensemble’s “Ancient Greek Dances”and choreograph our own dance.

 

Thursday, April 20th
Musical World Tour: Mexico
3:00pm to 3:45pm, 4:00pm to 4:45pm | Ages 4+

Join Little Orchestra Society (LOS) for a trip around the world that explores music, touchable instruments, and music making at each stop. Explore Mexico in honor of Megali Evdomana! Come play “Bate, Bate, Chocolate” and other children’s singing games from Mexico along with their American counterparts. We will listen to Mexican composer Arturo Marquez’s “Danzon” and compose our own clave rhythms

 


March Studio Workshops

Mini Maker Workshop: Papermaking
Heather Wolf, Get to Know the Birds on your Block!
Sunday, April 30, 2017
2:30-2:45pm &  3:30-3:45pm

SPARK welcomes special guest birder and photographer Heather Wolf, author of Birding at the Bridge, to give two interactive demonstrations about the Birds in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

 

Saturday, April 1 – Sunday, April 2 & Saturday, April 8 – Sunday, April 9
Nature Construction Play

Let your imagination lead the way as you make your own sculpture using all natural materials that vary in shape and size.

 

Saturday, April 15 – Sunday, April 16 & Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23
Earth Day Celebration with Artist in Residence Eri Honda

Celebrate Earth Day with our SPARK Artist in Residence Eri Honda! This is a great opportunity for you and your little one to share in the creative process of a working artist and help Eri create a joyful and dreamy installation out of recycled materials.

 

Saturday, April 29 – Sunday, April 30
Bird Oculars!

Decorate your own pair of binoculars out of recycled materials to scope out the birds of Brooklyn Bridge Park.