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Celebrate Kwanzaa with Asase Yaa and Brooklyn Children's Museum at Brooklyn Children's Museum

Celebrate Kwanzaa with Asase Yaa and Brooklyn Children's Museum

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  • Dec. 26, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019 , 10am-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13; free for members and infants younger than 12 months; pay as you wish Thursdays, 2-6pm, and Sundays, 4-7pm

Join Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Brooklyn-based Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation as they mark their 12th annual Kwanzaa celebration together at the largest family Kwanzaa event in New York City! Taking place over five days with programs that highlight the culture, art, dancing, and music of this African-American holiday, this year visitors are invited to exploring Kwanzaa’s seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, faith, and creativity. Learn about the history and significance of Kwanzaa; play the djembe drum; create Zawadi gifts for your family and others; hear African folktales; and help paint a mural that explores each of Kwanzaa’s principles with painter ZuluSoul!

About Brooklyn Children's Museum

145 Brooklyn Ave.

Crown Heights, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10am-5pm; Thursday, 10am-6pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-7pm

  • The mission of Brooklyn Children’s Museum is to engage children in educational and entertaining experiences through innovation and excellence in exhibitions, programs, and use of its collection. 

    The Museum encourages children from infancy through high school to develop an understanding of and respect for themselves, others and the world around them. 

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