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NY Clown Theater Festival 2014

Brick Theater

brooklyn Fri, Sep 05, 2014 - Sun, Sep 28, 2014

The NY Clown Theatre Festival is New York's preeminent annual, international Clown Theatre festival since its inception in 2006. The Brick Theater, Inc., presenter of the first festival of Clown Theatre in New York in over 20 years in 2006, brings the festival back this fall as the 2014 New ...

Danh Vo: We the People

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Sat, May 17, 2014 - Fri, Dec 05, 2014

We The People (2010-2014) is a 1:1 replica of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s Statue of Liberty, recreated by artist Danh Vo (b. 1975) in about 250 individual pieces. Vo’s segmented version is faithful to the original, using the same fabrication techniques and copper material.

Extended Family: Contemporary Connections

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Ongoing

A new installation of contemporary art presents recent acquisitions displayed along with notable works that have entered the collection over the past five decades. The presentation focuses on familial relationships, broadening the definition of family to include larger groups or communities united by shared values, identities, lifestyles, or emotional needs. ...

Jewish Tradition, Shopping and Cooking

Jewish Children's Museum

brooklyn Ongoing

The permanent galleries on the third floor of the museum include everything from a play grocery store and kosher kitchen to a replica shtetl and a giant table set for a Shabbat meal.

Every Season at the Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Ongoing

The 12,000 plant varieties here are not only outdoors, but in the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum and Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses desert, tropical rainforest and temperate environments in three attractive pavilions.

History of the New York Transit System

New York Transit Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

Demonstrating the vital role mass transit played in the city's development are 19 vintage cars dating from 1904 through 1967, a working signal tower, bas-reliefs used in architectural adornment of subway stations, various turnstiles used over the past 90 years and a history of surface transit (bus, taxi and horse-drawn ...

A.I.R. New York Membership

A.I.R. Gallery

Brooklyn Ongoing

A.I.R. Gallery invites women artists from the New York City area to apply for its New York artists membership. A.I.R. is the first artist-run, not-for-profit gallery for women in the U.S.

Micro Museum

MicroMuseum

Brooklyn Ongoing

Micro Museum offers interactive media art and visual art exhibitions on Saturdays from 12 - 7 PM ($2) The Founding Directors, Kathleen Laziza and William Laziza announce the last month for their installation, "THE EVIL LAUGHING CLOWNS", closing on December 28. In 2014 there will be a premiere exhibit of ...

Wonder Why Workshop

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

The museum offers family weekend workshops that give science-based topics a humanities twist. Subjects in the past have included salsa, recycling, bamboo and eco-friendly architecture.

Waterfront Museum Tours for School Groups

Waterfront Museum

Brooklyn Ongoing

This retrofitted railroad barge at Pier 44 in Red Hook, Brooklyn, once ferried goods from New Jersey railroad terminals to New York City and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Museum president David Sharps teaches students about the importance of natural habitats and the history of commerce ...

It Happened in Brooklyn: School Program

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Ongoing

Students discuss the first interactions between Native Americans and Europeans on this tour of the Brooklyn Historical Society's It Happened in Brooklyn exhibit.

The Mummy Chamber

Brooklyn Museum

brooklyn Ongoing

Two mummies, a 24-foot scroll, figurines and canopic jars used to store vital organs are part of the objects on view from the Brooklyn Museum's world-famous holdings.