Thierry Mugler: Couturissime
Nov 18, 2022 @ 11:00 am– May 7, 2023 @ 6:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Explore the fascinating, edgy universe of French designer and creator of iconic perfumes Thierry Mugler. See bold silhouettes and unorthodox techniques and materials—including glass, Plexiglas, vinyl, latex, and chrome—that revolutionized the world of fashion. Lovers of cars, mermaids, butterflies, snow queens and robots of all ages can discover delights.
Spectacular installations that mirror Mugler’s futuristic approach display over one hundred outfits ranging from haute couture pieces to stage costumes, alongside custom accessories, sketches, videos and images by leading fashion photographers. Experience his iconic perfumes in a smelling gallery. A 3-D opening video of Lady Macbeth is a bit dark scary, and one photo on the wall features naked bodies, but over all appropriate for creative thinkers of all ages.
Prospect Park Zoo
This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.
Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.More info
Jalopy Folk School Music Festival
Come see what The Jalopy School of Folk Music has been up to this year – and join right in. Enjoy jams, sing-a-longs, hands-on instrument test drives, informal workshops, and an all-student/staff showcase from 5 – 9pm.More info
First Saturday: Pride
Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum. Celebrate Pride Month and 25 years of First Saturdays with a line-up of queer and trans artists honoring the heritage of LGBTQ+ creative communities in Brooklyn while imagining their incandescent futures.More info
Classical Kids Fair
WQXR is heading to Brooklyn for the Classical Kids Fair at Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Families can experience live performances, an instrument petting zoo, arts and crafts, radio and dance workshops, and more. Listen, look, and play alongside WQXR and our friends from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, The Little Orchestra Society, and Dancers of the Met.More info
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,…More info
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.More info