Join friends of varying faiths for a day of prayer. 9 am.
A beautiful, huge crystal nautilus shell with 30 grand luminescent fish, takes riders on an aquatic journey. 10 am to 10 pm.
The Milstein Science Series presents this exhibit that takes visitors on a deep dive into Antarctic waters to explore a hidden world beneath the ice. Once thought to be low in species diversity, the Antarctic is now known to be home to a rich variety of life. This immersive dome experience showcases a surprising and visually stunning array of marine life that flourishes on, around, and underneath the Antarctic ice. 10 am to 4 pm.
The exhibit feature ancient, rarely seen fossils, and life-like models, including a 23-foot-long feathered tyrannosaur (Yutyrannus huali) and a small four-winged dromeosaur (Anchiornis huxleyi) with a 22-inch wingspan and vivid, patterned plumage. Visitors will encounter a tiny dinosaur whose sleeping posture precisely echoes that of a living bird, an extinct-dinosaur nest containing remains of the adult that guarded the hatchlings, and the fossil cast of a relative of Triceratops that had simple feathers on its body. 10 am to 4 pm.
Stories, games and surprises for the youngest transportation fan. For ages 2-5 and adult companions. 10:15 am.
Did in and get your hands dirty, investigate and classify plants, learn how a carnivorous plant eats, and explore the meadow. 10:15 am.
This exhibit explores the legacy and continued use of power and politically engaged art, through more than 50 contemporary projects and artwork from five moments of historical urgency, in mediums ranging from photography, film, banners, songs, to web platforms. 11 am–10 pm.
The cast of the largest dinosaur that ever walked the earth is now on exhibit. The 122-foot long dino is residing on the fourth floor. This giant herbivor belongs to a group known as titanosaurs, and weighed about 70 tons. 11 am to 5 pm.
The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition "This Place" explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes of twelve internationally acclaimed photographers. 11 am–10 pm.
On the first Thursday of every month, DUMBO’s galleries stay open late for a night of art, gallery openings, talks and live performance. Visitors can walk along the waterfront from one gallery to the next, and can enjoy local drink specials after their tour. 11 am–midnight.
This exhibit connects work from 25 contemporary artists with historical African masquerade. 11 am–6 pm.
Brooklyn Historical Society’s exhibition tells the story of the creation of the Brooklyn sewer system through a historical look at four corners of Kings County: Flatlands, Bushwick, Coney Island, and Fort Greene. Noon–5 pm.
Alliance members take children on a bird watch, a nature trail hike and meet with Snappy the Turtle. Noon–4 pm.
Fences & Neighbors is a mixed media installation exploring the U.S.-Mexico border crisis. 1–6 pm.
A self-performing theater piece that uses cloth figures, hula hoops, and copper pipes to tell a story about Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein. 1–6pm.
Clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents of 6th - 8th graders. 3 pm and 6 pm.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park and visit the giant aquarium filled with East River critters, the reading corner and so much more. Open hours 3 pm to 5 pm.
Children 7 to 11 year olds have a hands-on workshop to explore the trees in the garden. Pre-registration required. 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
Free admission to the museum’s many exhibits and galleries every Thursday evening, sponsored by Squarespace. 6– 10 pm.
An exhibit of recent work from an art teacher at Saint Ann’s School, who is retiring after 37 years. 6–8 pm.
A culinary history of funeral food, with historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman. Guests will learn about funerary customs and sample beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes. 6:30 pm.
Join the panel discussion on the past, present, and future of Central Brooklyn’s Caribbean food culture with Jessica B. Harris, author and noted scholar of African diaspora cuisines and culinary history. Tastings to follow! 6:30 pm.
Chef Isabelle Nguyen whips up tasty and easy-to-make Vietnamese classics, including summer rolls with peanut dipping sauce, chicken pho, and coconut sticky rice with fruit. 7–9 pm.
A zoned-out suicide prevention hotline operator and accidental pet detective tries to locate a missing cat in this experimental, meta-theatrical comedy. 7:30 pm.
A theatrical homage to artist Salvador Dali, featuring a dizzying display of acrobatics, physical theater, music, and dance from Compagnia Finzi Pasca. 7:30 pm.
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana celebrates the power and diversity of flamenco. 7:30 pm.
Flamenca Vivo Carlota Santana dance company celebrates the power and diversity of the traditional Spanish dance with four commissioned works of contemporary Spanish dance and music, including two world premieres. 7:30 pm.
Once incarcerated and limited to a ballpoint pen to draw, artist Guy Woodward now exhibits his talent exploring photorealism with the simple medium. 8–11 pm.