There are two types of tickets to BCM: Play Sessions and ColorLab Sessions. Play Sessions allow families to explore BCM’s signature exhibits including World Brooklyn, Neighborhood Nature, Totally Tots, Collections Central and The Nest. ColorLab Sessions are art-making workshops in the Museum’s art studio that offer families an opportunity to explore print-making, collage and sculpture projects inspired by artists such as Elizabeth Catlett, Richard Hunt, Faith Ringgold and Kehinde Wiley, among others.
Play Sessions are two hours in length, with sessions beginning at 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm and 5:30pm. All visitors must exit BCM at the end of their Play Session so that the Museum can be cleaned.
ColorLab Sessions are two hours in length, with sessions beginning at 12:30pm and 3:00pm. Afterwards, families attending ColorLab Sessions are free to play in the exhibits during Play Session hours. All visitors must exit BCM 90 minutes after the start of their ColorLab Session so that the Museum can be cleaned.
Celebrate MLK Day
Monday, January 18
Celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.!
Explore shadow puppets with Nehprii Amenii, create community art, and pack winter warmth packages for people in need with Repair the World!
Sessions 10:00am, 12:30pm, and 3:00pm
Regular Weekend Programming
Play in BCM’s Exhibits
Come play in our exhibits! BCM’s favorite exhibits including Totally Tots, World Brooklyn, Neighborhood Nature, Collections Central and The Nest are open for exploration. Space is limited to ensure that families can distance in our exhibits. Book tickets for your two hour play sessions on weekends at 10:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm or 5:30pm.
Make Art in ColorLab
Every weekend, BCM hosts artmaking workshops featuring a muse artist and family art projects inspired by their work. Before and after art-making, families attending ColorLab sessions are free to play in the exhibits during play session hours. Space is limited to ensure that families can spread out in our art studio. Book tickets for ColorLab art workshops on weekends at 12:30pm or 3:00pm.
All tickets are non-refundable. Tickets can be exchanged up to 72 hours prior to the event date, based on availability. Due to strict capacity limitations, BCM regrets that tickets may not be available on your chosen date.
BCM has an outdoor roof canopy, and in general programs happen rain or shine. If a program is canceled due to weather or other circumstances, BCM will notify ticket-buyers as soon as possible. If the event is rescheduled, tickets will be exchanged for the new date. If the event cannot be rescheduled, tickets will be refunded.
Tickets will not be refunded if a visitor is asked to leave Brooklyn Children’s Museum because they do not comply with BCM’s Safe Space Policy, our Health & Safety Protocols, or federal, state or local laws. We ask that you review these policies with your family prior to your visit.