SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum in DUMBO

Upcoming Scheduled Workshops

Special Programs at SPARK by BCM

Thursday, May 2
SPARK in the Park!
2:00pm-5:00pm
Free!
Visitors of all ages develop their engineering skills as they engage in open block play with Imagination Playground blocks outside in the Plaza of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Saturday, May 11
Lift Off! Brooklyn Bridge Park Kite Festival
12:00pm-3:00pm
Join SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum for this free family festival celebrating the season! Soak up the sun and make a colorful hand kite from a variety of textiles and recycled materials with your child to leap, twirl, and fly into spring! Learn about Spark’s early childhood classes and fun drop-in play hours, and get a discount admission coupon for your next visit. No advanced registration required.

Thursday, June 6
SPARK in the Park!
2:00pm-5:00pm
Free!
Visitors of all ages develop their engineering skills as they engage in open block play with Imagination Playground blocks outside in the Plaza of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

May Drop-In Play

Join in the following drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on May weekends in our studio. Activities invite young artists to build fine motor skills, explore art-making materials, and learn how to make new friends in a communal play space.

Feel the spring vibes at SPARK as we soak up the sun and celebrate the warmer weather. Hooray for spring!

Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5
B is for Brooklyn!
Celebrate the spring by creating a cityscape masterpiece out of photographs of Brooklyn and the Lower East Side.

Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12
Flower Embossed Stationery
Make a card for someone special with paper, textured embossing plates, and drawing tools.

Saturday, May 18 – Sunday, May 19
Stained Glass Kites
Decorate your window with a colorful tissue paper kite to celebrate the beautiful warm weather!

Saturday, May 24 – Sunday, May 25
Planting Seeds
Garden with us at Spark and learn where plants come from and what plants need to grow.
Take your sunflower home to watch your seeds sprout!

June Drop-In Play

Summer fun continues with programs focusing on the outdoor themed art activities!

Saturday, June 1 – Sunday, June 2
Bright Butterflies
Explore the warm colors of summer and use everyday materials to create a textured butterfly collage.

Saturday, June 8 – Sunday, June 9
Paper Popsicle
Paint a popsicle with pastels and watercolors. What’s your favorite flavor? Yum!

Saturday, June 15 – Sunday, June 16
Bumble Bee Puppets
Summer is in the air which means it’s the perfect time to learn all about bugs and insects! Craft your own creature out of cardboard tubes, pipe cleaners and popsicle sticks to buzz around the spark hive!

Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23
Summer Solstice Paintings
Construct an outer space collage to celebrate the Summer Solstice.

Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, June 30
Gumball Machine Collage
Welcome the summer season with a cheerful mixed-media gumball machine.

All programs subject to change.