Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

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BCM celebrates MLK throughout the three-day weekend with interactive activities that explore his contributions to our society. Young kids can create a peace-themed craft while older children can work on posters for a museum-wide peace march.

January 18, 19, 20  11:30 for 4 and up

The Civil Rights Era is marked by the action of marching. you will tell stories, watch footage of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous March on Washington, and join together to create a poster of peace and justice before you march throughout the Museum, reliving the legacy of Dr. King.

Let’s Join Hands

January 18, 19, 20  2:30, for 5 and under

Learn about how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. joined hands with people of all colors on a march for his people’s freedom. Explore the big ideas of diversity and tolerance through storytelling and songs. Create a craft inspired by Dr. King’s message to take with you.

Monday January 20, 1:30, Berean Community Drumline

for all ages

The Berean Community Drumline, established in 2009, is a high energy youth program serving teens of the Crown Heights community. Modeled after the drumlines of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands, this program exudes a pride in African American history and legacy through percussion and dance. Come see these exceptional teens groove to original beats that are sure to have you on your feet.


Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue

(at St. Marks Avenue)

Brooklyn, NY 11213

(718) 735-4400

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