The space is already serving its purpose by acting as a performance space for local artists. Papa Sy, the principal member of Mussukeba Sane West African Ballet, performed a Senegalese drum and dance workshop during the opening ceremony.
The roof will likely be closed during the colder months, but will still be on view through the art classrooms and cafe area. “It creates a fluidity on the second floor and makes for a more livable experience,” Ofiesh told reporters.
The Brooklyn Children's Museum is located at 145 Brooklyn Ave. For more information call 718-735-4400 or visit brooklynkids.org.
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Main image: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum's new green roof and canopy opened in early August.
Courtesy Future Green Studio