Celebrate "Herstory" at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Repeats every day until Sun Mar 10 2019.
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Included with musuem admission
Recommended Age: 
All

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum to explore the ways women and girls have expressed themselves, their strength and resilience.

Harlem-based artist Faith Ringgold’s work will inspire a community quilt, Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ long time residency with the New York Sanitation Department will inspire 3D sculptures made with found objects, and BCM’s own Oasa DuVerney of Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine will spark a collaborative weaving project.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9
Recycled Sculptures
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Ages 2-6
Drop in to Totally Tots Art Studio to create a community sculpture inspired by artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ long time residency with the New York Sanitation Department.

Draq Queen Story Hour
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | All ages
Join the Drag Queen Story Hour, an interactive art and story time program that celebrates the uniqueness of all kids and families.

ColorLab: Celebrate Herstory Edition
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | All ages
Stop by ColorLab and design your own fabric wrap to wear however you like. Add a quilt square to our community quilt and help weave a fabric wall.

Reflection Room
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | All ages
What’s your herstory? What is resilience? Gather around, share your experiences, and learn more about how women and girls have worked throughout history to create and sustain safe spaces for all.

Gratitude Bowls
2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | All ages
Show gratitude to the women in your life by creating a clay bowl and leaving a note of thanks and love inside.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 10
Recycled Sculptures
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Ages 2-6
Drop in to Totally Tots Art Studio to create a community sculpture inspired by artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ long time residency with the New York Sanitation Department.

ColorLab: Celebrate Herstory Edition
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | All ages
Stop by ColorLab and design your own fabric wrap to wear however you like. Add a quilt square to the community quilt and help weave the fabric wall.

Reflection Room
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | All ages
What’s your herstory? What is resilience? Let’s gather around, share our experiences, and learn more about how women and girls have worked throughout history to create and sustain safe spaces for all.

Gratitude Bowls
2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | All ages
Show gratitude to the women in your life by creating a clay bowl and leaving a note of thanks and love inside.

Celebrate Herstory with Willie Mae Rock Camp
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. & 4:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m. | All ages
In this song writing workshop, kids use their imaginations to write lyrics, add a melody and find their creative rhythm.

WERK Dance Party!
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | All ages
Join DJ Sabine Blaizin as we show off fabric creations and share dance moves.

Brooklyn Children's Museum
145 Brooklyn Ave
11213 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: (718) 735-4400
40° 40' 28.0344" N, 73° 56' 38.3856" W
New York