The annual event returns with more trains and more tracks with an additional 3,000 square feet of exhibition space. Displays include: Grand Central Terminal, Radio City Music Hall, the historic Hudson River Valley houses, Brooklyn Bridge, and Rockefeller Center. 11 am – 5 pm.
The exhibit features the works of transit workers and delivers a perspective on recent major events, including the attacks of 9-11; Northeast Blackout, the Blizzard of 2010, Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy with images, artifacts, oral histories and multimedia experiences. 11 am to 5 pm.
Pierogi’s newest exhibition showcases the work of 10 artists, including Meredith Allen, Lana Abu-Shamat, Nadja Bournonville, David Kramer, Sean Mellyn, and more. 11 am–6 pm.
Family program the provides a sing along with Lloyd H Miller. crafts, and a Together in Dance segment. 11 am.
A ride on the subway is sometimes like a concert - the sounds of bell chimes, people chatting, and the whirr of the wheels and brakes. Come to a sound-along. For children 4 and older. 11:30 am – noon.
Basketball teams from Cincinnati, Tennessee, Nebraska, and George Washington will come to Brooklyn for the fourth annual Barclays Center Classic. Noon–6 pm.
BHS’s photography and correspondence collection reveals the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families during the American Civil War, uncovering tales that are often moving, light-hearted, and tragic at the same time. Noon– 5 pm.
Two large installations from Karin Giusti ("Honorem: Three Seasons at Black Forest Farm") and Michael Kukla (“Jeskyne”) are on display. Noon–6 pm.
Steven Cogle’s exhibition of paintings, "My Art Looks Back, Lest I Forget," is a reflection of Cogle’s past and identity: tribal Africa crossed with urban blight, a mix of hope, fantasy, survival, loss, confusion, and prayer. Noon–7 pm.
"The Raft" is a multi-channel video and sound installation by artists Rico Gatson and Chris Larson, who perform on top of a moveable platform measuring 10 square feet. Surrounded by various detritus, they play records from their personal collection spanning the legacy of popular music. Noon–6 pm.
City Reliquary illustrates the history of the Ascenzi brothers, who have a small park in Williamsburg named for them. Noon–6 pm.
Come to the Park and have fun with nature, bird nerds game, nature on the go, animal encounter and the carousel. Noon–3 pm.
Brooklyn Historical Society’s exhibition tells the story of the creation of the Brooklyn sewer system through a historical look at four corners of Kings County: Flatlands, Bushwick, Coney Island, and Fort Greene. Noon–5 pm.
Abstract painter Liz Holly’s watercolor works are exhibited in "Here. There. Everywhere." With a blend of calligraphy and watercolor paints, Holly’s work reaches to represent the landscapes of everywhere from Pennsylvania to Brooklyn. Noon–9 pm.
Presented by Puppetworks this production is suitable for children 4 years and older. The hand-carved, wooden marionettes in costumes and settings are typical of 15th century French design. Reservations suggested. 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm.
An exhibition of work made of or on paper by 59 members of the American Abstract Artists, exploring the circular form. 1–6 pm.
Brooklyn Quilters Guild presents its annual show for display. Visitors can make their own paper quilt collage to take home or add it to the museum’s community patchwork. 1 pm to 3 pm.
Join in with staff and make a small sampler and play board games. 1–3 pm.
Families with children 15 and younger learn about aquatic ecology, fishing safety and collect their own bait. 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4 pm.
Families with children 15 and younger join with a ranger and identify the more than 250 species of birds in the park. 1 to 2pm and 3 to 4 pm.
Learn all about the city’s long history and how Native American culture is celebrated. For older children. 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
An installation of sculptures and paintings from two Detroit-born artists. 1–6pm.
Learn about the recycling program of the retired Red Bird subway cars. For children 4 and older. 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm.
This guided tour explores the vast 300-acre property along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront, taking a close look at the Yard’s most intriguing historical sites. 2–4 pm.
A performance of romantic poems by Sergei Esenin, to celebrate this 120th birthday, along with music from Peter Tchaikovsky. The program will be in Russian. 2 pm.
This fully-staged performance of Lehar’s operetta, presented by the Regina Opera Company is sung in English. 3 pm.
Take a chance and play a fun game of transportation bingo. For children 4 and older. 3 pm.