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Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Where: 145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue • Tel: (718) 735–4400
Updated Apr. 27, 2011

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Upcoming events at this venue:

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Children 18 months to 2 years celebrate Black History Month and learn all about famous African Americans and their contributions.

For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Space limited, first come first served. 2 – 4:45 pm.

For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Space limited, first come first served. 2 – 4:45 pm.

Children explore a new style of art and discover the artistic process while developing artistic skills. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Celebrate Lunar New Year and learn about sheep in art from around the world.

Children discover why some traditions are based on the moon and touch a real rock from outer space. 1:30 pm.

Discover the art of using quilts to share stories and symbols. Learn the meanings of some popular West African “adinkra” symbols, then decorate a quilt square to hang at home. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum explores transportation with "From Here to There," consisting of twelve interactive exhibits, helping kids explore transportation by land, sea, and air, and the mechanics that go into it. 10 am–5 pm.

This innovative exhibit teaches the science of how things move by land, sea and air. Visitors can heat up and launch a hot air balloon, operate an authentic canal lock system to move a boat and experiment with pneumatics, pulleys, hydraulics, and levers to move objects mechanically. 10 am–5 pm.

Cultural Connection presents a live performance - Melodic Magic. This interactive event entertains children of all ages. 2 pm.

Children of all ages learn to jump like Pearl, Stretch like Alvin Ailey and be inspired by African American dancers. RSVP required. 11 am.

Puppetry in Practice presents this celebration with a telling of the story about the Chinese zodiac told with Shadow Puppets. A Dragon Parade follows. 2 pm.

Children 5 and younger celebrate the holiday and then create a New Year’s craft to take home. 2:30 pm.

Children 5 and younger celebrate the holiday and then create a New Year’s craft to take home. 2:30 pm.

Listen to tales of the mischievous Anansi and discover how this African tale traveled around the world. Children 2 and older make a spider to take home. 11:30 am.

Children take a journey and learn about African American Women in space. Dr. Mae Jemison tells of her trip into space. Children then make a space craft to take home. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Red means stop, green means go and then make a traffic craft to take home. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Gwen Sumpter tells a tale and then invites all to a sing-a-long featuring songs from the African American spiritual tradition. 6 pm.

Black History Month is explored by learning about traditional African instrments. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Tells the story of Shirley Chisholm the first African American woman to be elected to Congress. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

Children connect to the past and learn about the traditional and contemporary customs of the African people. 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.

This performance introduces children to African percussion instruments, music and vocals from the African and Caribbean culture. 1 and 2 pm.

Join in for a afternoon at the museum. 3–6 pm.

Learn about Astronomy and the plants, stars, and space and Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson a contemporary African American astrophysisist. Make a shooting star to take home. 3–6 pm.

The Noel Pointer foundation presents this jazz, classical, and gospel concert celebrating Black History Month. 3–6 pm.

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