Join the 10th Annual Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s “Celebrate Kwanzaa” from Wednesday, December 26, 2018 to Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.
Did you know that Kwanzaa was first celebrated in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga who created the holiday to honor African heritage and African-American culture? Today, Kwanzaa is celebrated all over the United States, including at Brooklyn Children’s Museum!
Join us this year as we mark our 10th annual Kwanzaa celebration with the largest family Kwanzaa event in New York City! Over five days of culture and fun, come and learn about this African-American holiday and explore Kwanzaa’s seven principles: unity; self-determination; collective work and responsibility; cooperative economics; purpose; faith; and creativity. The event will feature The Kwanzaa Altar, ColorLab: Kwanzaa Edition, Holding History: Kwanzaa Edition, Animal Adventures, Storytelling: It’s Kwanzaa Time!, Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance presents Dance Movement, Wild Appetites Presents Akara and Anansi, Little Orchestra Society Presents Kwanzaa Sounds. Free with paid admission.