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Brooklyn Museum

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June 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 1, 2022

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until July 1, 2022

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$16/adults, $10/seniors & students, free/ages 19 & under

This encyclopedic, community focused museum on the edge of Prospect Park hosts a huge, diverse permanent collection categorized by culture, as well as thoughtful visiting exhibitions from all over the world.

* From iconic portraits of celebrities to appropriated Renaissance masterpieces, see how Warhol played with styles and symbolism from Catholic art history in Andy Warhol: Revelation.

* Explore African Art, Indigenous Americas Art, American Art, Ancient Egyptian Art, Decorative Arts and much more in spacious galleries over five floors of a gorgeous Beaux-Arts building.

🍽 Stop by the Café for pre-packaged locally sourced sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages or dine at The Norm restaurant, inspired by the diversity of Brooklyn and exhibitions on view (reopening March 2). Get burgers, salads and more at nearby cool cafe Lincoln Station.

🌳 Next door, find the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the many attractions of Prospect Park.

Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday 11 am–6 pm
Friday-Saturday 11 am–8 pm
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays

 

Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech”

The first museum exhibition devoted to late visionary artist and designer Virgil Abloh work spans two decades of the artist’s multidisciplinary practice, including collaborations with artist Takashi Murakami, musician Kanye West, and architect Rem Koolhaas, among others; material from his fashion label Off-White; and items from Louis Vuitton, where he served as the first Black…

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BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

New York’s longest-running, free outdoor performing arts festival returns to the Prospect Park Bandshell. See free, outdoor music in a range of diverse styles, plus dance, spoken word and theater at a historic outdoor venue.

Some chairs available, or bring your own chair or blanket.

Presented by BRIC in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance.

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Pinocchio: Collodi’s Adventures of a Marionette

Adapted by Puppetworks’ Artistic Director, Nicolas Coppola, Pinocchio features traditional hand-carved wooden marionettes, an original song score, the Blue Fairy, and a “live” actor as Stromboli the Puppet Master.

Six colorful scenes range from the excitement of Boobyland with its Donkey Machine to the eerie glow of the undersea where the Whale lives.

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Smorgasburg In Prospect Park

Nosh at the largest weekly open-air food market in America featuring 35 local vendors—including Parantha Alley and Vaquero Elotes—and a full bar.  At what the New York Times calls “The Woodstock of Eating,” try Amazeballs meatballs by NFL player Derrell Smith, egg sandwiches based on Japanese tamagoyaki, Fluffies’ thick soufflé pancakes. Portuguese sandwiches, Afghan comfort…

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J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House

Enjoy lots of modern climbing equipment juxtaposed with colonial themes inspired by the adjacent Old Stone House, site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Explore a submarine periscope and interactive panels depicting the historic battle among natural stone and rustic pavement, then attack your enemies with water cannons.

A gated toddler area features bucket swings,…

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Zucker Natural Exploration Area

Strategically placed branches and stumps of trees damaged by storms and other materials from within Prospect Park invite engagement nature and unstructured play in this magical playground. several areas to explore including sand for digging and water features for pumping and splashing.

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