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Caribbean Arts Fest
June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month at the Children’s Museum with a weekend of design workshops and powerful performances.
Caribbean Carnival Masks
Explore the world of masks, headdresses, and costumes from the Caribbean! Colorful characters and elaborate costumes are one of the ways we see African, European, and Indigenous influences found in the Caribbean. Create your own mask or headdress in this hands-on workshop.
Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10:30-1pm & 2pm-6pm| All Ages |Drop-in
The Bomba with Bombazo Dance Company
Bomba is one of the traditional musical styles of Puerto Rico. Like many art forms in the Caribbean, it is a mixture of African, European and Indigenous influences. Join Bombazo for a performance of the Bomba and learn about the music and its culture through rhythms, song, and dance.
Sunday, June 4, 2017| 2 and 3pm |All ages | Drop-in
Funding for these programs was made possible by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.