BRIC Family House Party: S.T.E.A.M. Punk is scheduled to be held at
Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Join us for S.T.E.A.M Punk, where science fiction, art, and S.T.E.M. collide. Dig into S.T.E.M. and sci-fi inspired activities, explore contemporary art in the Gallery, and try your hand at media experiences. Come in your best steampunk attire, and dance the afternoon away during our family-dance party hosted by Party Like Brooklyn, Baby. Art Activities –Punk Patches: Design your own punk-inspired patch with a message or symbol to pin to your favourite shirt, hat or backpack.Steam Punk Spectacles: Inspired by Steam Punk goggles and Afro-futurist artist Cyrus Kabiru participants will use industrial gears and metal-like materials to create eye-wear sculpture Art that changes how you see.Wearable L.E.D.s: Inspired by Steampunk medallions, timepieces, jewellery and technology participants will light up their outfit by using industrial-like materials and L.E.D. battery lights to create their own glowing medallions or wrist bands. Retro Photographer– Return to analogue photography, put your fancy camera away and build your own camera. Construct, design, and decorate a one of a kind pinhole camera that is simple to make and does not need electronics to work. The Museum of Interesting Things – Come see and touch amazing inventions from the past! Zine Stamping –Inspired by D.I.Y. Zine culture participants will design their own zine using rubber stamping, drawing, and textured printmaking techniques. Time Traveling Stop Motion Animation– Are you a time traveller? Great, join in to create your own Steampunk character and/or time-travelling vehicle and animate them in background sets that draw inspiration from the past, present, and future. Performances From Brooklyn Music School– Join us on the Stoop for musical performance from the Brooklyn Music School’s Youth Rock band and Jazz Ensemble!Family Dance Party With Party Like Brooklyn, Baby! –Move your family dance party from the living room to the BRIC House Ballroom and dance it out! Featuring real music spun and mixed by real DJs blending classic disco tunes from the 70s, & 80s with today’s hottest dance tunes that create a child-proof disco for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and parents looking to let loose! Join in for a day of sci-fi inspired art and media activities. FREE!!!!!