A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.
The exhibit feature ancient, rarely seen fossils, and life-like models, including a 23-foot-long feathered tyrannosaur (Yutyrannus huali) and a small four-winged dromeosaur (Anchiornis huxleyi) with a 22-inch wingspan and vivid, patterned plumage. Visitors will encounter a tiny dinosaur whose sleeping posture precisely echoes that of a living bird, an extinct-dinosaur nest containing remains of the adult that guarded the hatchlings, and the fossil cast of a relative of Triceratops that had simple feathers on its body. 10 am to 4 pm.
Now in its 45th year, Learning Through Art (LTA), presents the annual exhibition organized by the Sackler Center for Arts Education that showcases select artworks by students in grades two through six from twelve public schools who participated in LTA during the 2015–16 school year, representing each of New York City’s five boroughs. 10 am to 5:45 pm.
Celebrate Fleet Week at the Intrepid Museum! Join in for a special lineup of programs, performances and interactive displays as we honor our service men and women. 10 am to 6 pm.
Families experiment, learn and play together in this fun drop in event and then do a nature based craft. 10:30 am to 2:30 pm.
This exhibit explores the legacy and continued use of power and politically engaged art, through more than 50 contemporary projects and artwork from five moments of historical urgency, in mediums ranging from photography, film, banners, songs, to web platforms. 11 am–6 pm.
The cast of the largest dinosaur that ever walked the earth is now on exhibit. The 122-foot long dino is residing on the fourth floor. This giant herbivor belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, and weighed about 70 tons. 11 am to 5 pm.
Families enjoy a day at the museum with hands on activities, and explore the works of artists. 11 am and 1:30 pm.
The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition "This Place" explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes of twelve internationally acclaimed photographers. 11 am–6 pm.
Join with members of the Alliance and discover the many birds in the park. 11 am to 4 pm.
A pop-up fashion, art and design market. 11 am–6 pm.
This exhibit connects work from 25 contemporary artists with historical African masquerade. 11 am–6 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.
Painter Charlotta Janssen exhibits her portraits of the activists who took part in the 1961 civil rights movement, communicating the hope and fight for social and economic change that continues today. Noon–7 pm.
An exhibition of unique C-prints by Rey Parlá, whose work combines kinetic painting with photographic techniques. Noon–5 pm.
Once incarcerated and limited to a ballpoint pen to draw, artist Guy Woodward now exhibits his talent exploring photorealism with the simple medium. 12:30–2 pm.
Put on your ruby red slippers, Dorothy has returned to Oz. Though the wizardry of puppetry, artistic director Nicolas Coppola, has adapted it to the Marionette stage, featuring an original Country/Western score for the famous Oz characters to sing and dance to, and special effects such as the Tornado, the Great Oz mask, and the melting of the Wicked Witch of the West. Great for children 4 years and older. 12:30 pm and 2:30 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.
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.
The Coney Island History Project remembers the destruction of a Coney Island icon by developer Fred Trump, Donald Trump’s father. 1–7 pm.
Three shows at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition: a celebration of the Red Hook’s Dutch past, a national juried show, and an exhibit of works in the re-use genre. 1–6 pm.
BWAC’s 24th-annual show includes the exhibitions "Roode Hoek," with works from more than 200 artists of Red Hook’s Dutch past leading up its multicultural present; “Wide Open 7,” a national juried show with 120 pieces in all media; and “Recycle,” juried by Harriet Taub of NYC’s Materials for the Arts, which has introduced many of our visitors to the new re-use genre. 1–6 pm.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park and visit the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, the reading corner and so much more. Open hours 1 pm to 5 pm.
Traveling across cities, mountains, deserts and forests requires different types of vehicles. We’ll discover how kids around the world travel and then play an interactive art game, where we’ll collaborate to create postcard stories and pictures from a journey around the world on a single vehicle - Recommended for children 5 years and older. 1:30 pm.
Public Memorial Program (Azkara) for Mrs. Pauline Bilus at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center. 2 pm.
Written by Henrik Ibsen and adapted by David Greig, this play takes a look at the l9th-century and the beginning of women’s emancipation, examining perspectives on marriage and relationships between the sexes. 2 pm.
Visit and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm. You can brush the wool with carding paddles, spin yarn using a drop spindle, and even make a felt ball to take home with you. 2 pm to 4 pm.
The African dance festival focuses on Senegal, with two Dakar-based companies: Watto Siita and Tenane. 3 pm.