Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Weekend

Brooklyn Museum
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Jun 10, 2017, 6pm - 11pm

200 Eastern Parkway

We invite you on Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th for a weekend of arts, culture, food, and fun at the second annual Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Weekend. This block party-style event celebrates the extraordinary creativity and spirit of Brooklynites whose diverse work excites our imagination and brings us closer together as One Brooklyn. We are excited to engage our cultural institutions — such as the Brooklyn Aquarium, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Public Library, Jewish Children’s Museum, and Prospect Park Zoo — in this true community effort.
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Saturday, June 10th, 6 pm

On Saturday, June 10th, with our Movie Night Under the Stars, held outdoors behind the Brooklyn Museum. The evening will begin at 6:00 PM with activities including balloon art, face painting, puppet making, and refreshments.

Sunday, June 11, 11 am - 3 pm

On Sunday, June 11th, we will host the festival portion of the weekend along the Eastern Parkway corridor that stretches from Flatbush Avenue and Grand Army Plaza to Washington Avenue. Our festival will feature fun activities for the entire family! The world-famous Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch in Grand Army Plaza will be the site of a day-long dance party with a high-energy lineup of DJ entertainment. The Children’s Playground in Dr. Ronald McNair Park will be home to a near-endless lineup of interactive activities, including bouncy houses, ball pits, ice cream social, martial arts and skateboard demonstrations, a gaming truck for kids of all ages, and much, much more! Three different stages in front of our cultural institutions will showcase diverse performances of music and dance. Local vendors sited along Eastern Parkway will offer a tasty array of cuisines as well as original art and handcrafts.