Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in August

Get crafty! Take your kids these creative events and activities in and near Brooklyn this August.

Transit Tots
WHEN: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, Thursdays, 10:15-11am
WHERE: New York Transit Museum, 99 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 children ages 2-17. 718-694-1600. nytransitmuseum.org.

Art Force 5 FREE
WHEN: May. 25 - Aug. 4, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Governors Island, Ferries leave from 10 South St., New York Harbor , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Superheroes-in-training can make an action figure and customized cape. 
WANT TO GO? 212-440-2200. govisland.com.

Public Art: Bridge Over Tree FREE
WHEN: Jul. 1 - Sep. 29, daily, 6am-1am
WHERE: Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Armajani’s artwork features a 91-foot-long walkway with a set of stairs that rise and fall over a single evergreen tree.
WANT TO GO? 718-222-9939. brooklynbridgepark.org.

Art Playgroup for Babies!
WHEN: Jul. 8 - Aug. 26, Mondays, 10:15-11:15am
WHERE: Private Picassos, 237 5th Ave., Park Slope, NY
AGES: 0-2
WHAT: Let your child explore art materials in a whimsical art studio.
WANT TO GO? $10. 718-215-0589. privatepicassos.com.

Toddler Art Adventures
WHEN: Jul. 9 - Aug. 27, Tuesdays, 10:15-11am
WHERE: Private Picassos, 237 5th Ave., Park Slope, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Explore paint, crayons, oil pastels, collage materials, air-dry clay, and recycled sculpture. (Ages 1 1/2 -3)
WANT TO GO? $28. 718-215-0589. privatepicassos.com.

Move Your Body!
WHEN: Jul. 11 - Aug. 29, Thursdays, 3:30-4:15pm
WHERE: Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, 458 Bergen St., Park Slope , NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Budding artists use their whole body to make art.
WANT TO GO? $28. 718-369-1167. storiesbk.com.

Watercolor & the Sketchbook: Recording the Story of Your Life!
WHEN: Jul. 12 - Aug. 9, Fridays, 4-5:30pm
WHERE: Stories Bookshop + Storytelling Lab, 458 Bergen St., Park Slope , NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Start a sketchbook practice and talk about different ways of recording experiences.
WANT TO GO? $35. 718-369-1167. storiesbk.com.

ColorLab
WHEN: Aug. 1 - 31, Thurs: 2-5pm; Friday: 2-4:30pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 11am-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Educators will guide young artists and their families through the exploration of themes, techniques, tools, vocabulary, and materials related to each Muse Artist’s process.
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $11. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org.

Beyond the Streets Exhibit
WHEN: Aug. 1 - 25, Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 11am-8pm
WHERE: 25 Kent Avenue, 25 Kent Ave., Williamsburg , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Beyond the Streets is a major exhibition of graffiti and street art showcasing the work of more than 150 artists from around the world.
WANT TO GO? $25 ages 12 and up; $12 ages 6-11; FREE for kids 5 and under. https://beyondthestreets.com/.

Family Art Workshop: Marker Monoprints
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 3, 1-3pm
WHERE: Staten Island Museum, 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Drop-in art workshops fun for all ages!
WANT TO GO? FREE with admission: $8 Adults; $5 students & seniors; $2 children ages 2-12. 718-907-3488. statenislandmuseum.org.

Anime Club FREE
WHEN: Aug. 7 - 28, Wednesdays: 4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Brownsville, 61 Glenmore Ave., Brownsville, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Come check out our anime club where members will watch, read, and discuss their favorite shows and series!
WANT TO GO? 718-498-9721. bklynlibrary.org/locations/brownsville.

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