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SPECIAL EXHIBIT: BUILDING BRAINSTORM


Step inside Building Brainstorm and you'll find a kid-friendly studio environment where Kids can discover the basics of buildings, while exploring the process of creating structures that match the needs of the people inside them. Learn more. The exhibition was created by Brooklyn Children's Museum in association with The Center for Architecture Foundation.

 

Building Brainstorm the exhibit


 

ART INSPIRES ART: HOW DOES A BIRD IMAGINE? WHAT DOES A TREE KNOW?

Saturday, March 1st - Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Visit the Everett Children’s Library at Brooklyn Children’s Museum to experience poetry, sculptures, and festive banners developed by artists from The Touchstone Center for Children. Featuring two interactive sculptures, “A Tree Lives” and “The Bird of Imagining,” this exhibit helps children to explore poetry and art, and learn how one art form can inspire another. Learn more.

tree

 

BROOKLYN BLOCK LAB,
CHASE VISITING EXHIBITS GALLERY

Saturday, April 5th - Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Brooklyn Block Lab is a new 1,000 sq. ft. pop-up activity area that provides engaging hands-on learning experiences through block play. Children and families design and experiment with different building blocks, creating imaginative structures, stacking, sorting, and talking. Utilizing a curated selection of wood, foam, and magnetic blocks, families and teachers examine how children interact and speak during the building process.

blocks

 

FARMERS MARKET WITH FRIENDS OF BROWER PARK & COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS

June 25th - November 15th
Wednesdays 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am-4:00pm

Stop by the Farmers Market on Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place in Brower Park for fresh fruits and veggies!

market

 

METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE SERIES: MEET THE STRINGS!

Saturday, September 20th
12:00-12:30pm and 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Hear beautiful melodies and learn about string instruments with instructors from Brooklyn’s own Noel Pointer Foundation. Please visit noelpointer.org for more information.

noelpointer

 

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS PERFORMANCE: BLAST OF BRASS

Sunday, September 21st
12:00-12:30pm & 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Have your family meet the brass family of instruments during an interactive concert featuring the science and fun of making music. Learn more: www.Fontmusic.org & www.MusicworksNYC.org

brass

 

FILM SCREENING AND ACTIVITY: ECO HEROES SAVE THE CLIMATE!

Saturday, September 27th
Sunday, September 28th
2:30pm-3:15pm | All ages
Join us for a fun, half-hour film from Hippo Works and inspire your children to be Eco Heroes! Go on an adventure with Simon the Hippo and friends as they learn about the world's changing climate, the role of carbon dioxide and methane, and the good eco-habits we can all develop. After the film, kids can play a matching memory game and take home a coloring page.

ecoheroes

 

METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE SERIES: CAVE DOGS PERFORMING THE STORY TELLER AND THE MAD SCIENTIST

Friday, October 24th & Saturday, October 25th
5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 7:00pm | All ages
Join acclaimed shadow performance group Cave Dogs as they bring their spectacular, spooky, shadow show to Brooklyn during our Monster Mash Halloween bash! This wildly imaginative, all-ages event promises to be exciting, absurd and downright fun.

cavedogs

 

METLIFE EARLY LEARNER PERFORMANCE SERIES: SEAS FROM THE SKIES, THE GREAT ALGONQUIN MYTH

Saturday, November 15th
Sunday, November 16th
12:00-12:30pm & 1:00-1:30pm | All ages
Join Jonathan Ellers, and his trusty easel, as he brings to life one of North America's most famous creation stories. With an eye-popping and often toe-tapping blend of painting, singing, toys, puppets, magnets and magic, join the trickster Nanapush—together with Muskrat, Turtle, Wolf, and the rest of animal-kind—as they fight for the survival of the newly created Earth!

jonathan

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