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Fourteenth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair Freebies!

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Shop online for Children's Book Fair books from November 14 to December 31, 2020. Shop by age groups by clicking here: ages 2-5  | ages 6-9 | ages 9 and up. During this time, each purchase includes a signed bookplate and access to the freebies below. Each Brooklyn Children's Book Fair freebie is available to download here: Adam Auerbach: Download free coloring sheets by clicking here and here. Artie Bennett: Download a free coloring sheet by clicking here.  Keith Henry Brown: Download free activity sheets by clicking here.  Jon Burgerman: Download free coloring sheets by clicking here and here.  Matthew Burgess: Download a free coloring page by clicking here.  Catia Chien: Download freebies by clicking here.  Nina Crews: Download a free activity sheet by...

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Be A Part of our Children's Book Fair Virtual Art Exhibit

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Be a part of our Children's Book Fair Virtual Art Exhibit! Follow the steps below to participate.  Step 1: Download the coloring activity page by clicking here.  Step 2: Complete the frames by drawing your favorite parts of the book fair...books, videos, characters, authors, even yourself! Step 3: Email us at shop@brooklynmuseum.org your finished work along with your name/age/neighborhood.  We will add your art to our exhibit that will remain on-line through the holidays. Check back in to see your artwork! 

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Virtual Fourteenth Annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair

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Join us online this Saturday, November 14, 11 am–2 pm to watch your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators share their books during our annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair. This free event features author readings and illustrator presentations and short presentations by more than thirty-five creators of storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels for book lovers from preschool through the middle grades. Registration is free, but you must RSVP by clicking here; once you’ve registered, you’ll receive a secure Zoom link and password by email.⁠ When you shop online for Book Fair books from November 14 to December 31, 2020, each...

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Blog Post: KAWS: WHAT PARTY Exhibition Shop

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Brooklyn Museum is pleased to welcome visitors to our KAWS: WHAT PARTY exhibition Shop opening February 21, 2021. Sign up for our Shop e-newsletter to stay up to date. Please view our FAQ page for currently available information.  For twenty-five years, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly, American, born 1974) has bridged the worlds of art, popular culture, and commerce. Adapting the rules of cultural production and consumption in the twenty-first century, his practice both critiques and participates in consumer culture. Opening February 12, 2021, KAWS: WHAT PARTY presents a sweeping survey of KAWS career, tracing common themes in the artists’ practice...

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Ed Ruscha “OUR FLAG” at the Brooklyn Museum

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"Any flag that flies for 250 years deserves to be a little soiled, but nothing this extreme." -Ed Ruscha   "OUR FLAG" (2017) is a new work by renowned American artist Ed Ruscha currently on view in the museum. His bold interpretation of a frayed American flag stands as a conflicted symbol of patriotism and democratic ideals, and we hope it encourages visitors to get involved and reflect on their own civic engagement. Brooklyn Museum is proud to once again serve as a polling site for our Brooklyn neighbors to cast their ballots. If Brooklyn Museum is your site, we’ll see...

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