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SPARK by Brooklyn Children's Museum in DUMBO

Upcoming Scheduled Workshops

January Drop-In Play

Join in the following drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place each weekend in January in our Studio. This month at SPARK we honor the life and legacy of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by celebrating themes of diversity, equality, freedom, and resistance in conjunction with BCM’s I Have a Dream Celebration!

Saturday, January 6 – Sunday, January 7
Winter Collage
Explore the cool colors of winter and use everyday materials to create a textured winter collage.

Saturday, January 13 – Sunday, January 14
Dream Weaving
Families reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy as they thread, wrap and weave together a variety of materials to create a dream catcher.

Saturday, January 20 – Sunday, January 21
I Have a Dream Clouds
Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed that one day his community and country would be free of racial injustice. Decorate a dream cloud for your family, community, and country. Hang up your cloud on our skyline to help create a Dr. King display at SPARK and watch your dreams soar!

Saturday, January 27 – Sunday, January 28
Snowflake Stamping!
Celebrate winter with sparkly icy prints with stamps, cookie cutter and textured rollers.

All programs subject to change.

February 2018 Drop-In Play

Celebrate Black History Month by creating artworks inspired by innovative and influential African American contemporary artists. Learn more about Black History Month programs at BCM in partnership with the Weeksville Heritage Center on our programs page.

Saturday, February 3 – Sunday, February 4
Tissue Paper Paintings!
Embellish a pair of mittens with precut shapes, fluffy cotton balls, and stickers!

Saturday, February 10 – Sunday, February 11
Stamped Valentines
Create a valentine by overlapping, printing, and stamping shapes on decorative paper.

Saturday, February 17 – Sunday, February 18
Mixed Media Collages
Make a mixed media collaged figure inspired by Nick Cave textured Soundsuits!

Saturday, February 24 – Sunday, February 25
Shadow Puppets
Celebrate Kara Walker’s revival of the silhouette by creating a puppet and playing with it in our SPARK Shadow Theater.

All programs subject to change.