Brooklyn Museum Announces Summer 2010 Family Programs

This summer, the Brooklyn Museum presents inexpensive and family-friendly classes and activities that include a Teen Night, art-making classes, and three Target First Saturdays. Newly on view is The Mummy Chamber installation, an ancient Egyptian art installation featuring more than 170 objects and three mummies. Below is a partial schedule of events and exhibitions. Please note that Arty Facts will be on summer vacation beginning in June. Regularly scheduled classes will resume in October.

Family Programs Summer 2010
Teen Night: Fashion and Costume Exhibition
Friday, June 4, 4:30–7 p.m.
Teen Night is a monthly event planned by teens for teens. June’s Teen Night will focus on the exhibition American High Style: Fashioning a National Collection. Activities will include an art-making workshop, performances, and dancing. Come dressed in an outfit inspired by your favorite time period. Light refreshments will be available. To RSVP, call (718) 501-6588 or e-mail [email protected]

Special July Meet the Museum Classes
Wednesdays in July, 10:15–11 a.m.
Meet the Museum will be meeting on Wednesdays during the month of July and will not be held in June and August. Children eighteen months to three years old sing songs, read stories, and explore the galleries at each class. Adults learn alongside their toddlers through gallery discussions. Please see for registration information.

Arty Facts: On Summer Vacation
Arty Facts, an art-making class for children ages four to seven, will be on summer vacation beginning in June. This program will resume its regular schedule in October.

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052
T(718) 638-5000 F(718) 501-6134

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