We are so close to spring that we can almost feel the warmer sun rays shine on us, so let’s have fun this month with eats, drinks, exhibits, museums and more!
During the last weeks of the season, the Brooklyn Nets will continue proving that “Brooklyn goes hard!” Cheer them on in March as they face the Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies, Charlotte Hornets, and Cleveland Cavaliers! Get your Brooklyn gear and snag some discounted Explore Brooklyn tickets here.
March 2 – June 15
The critically-acclaimed exhibition David Bowie is makes its final stop at the Brooklyn Museum from March 2 through July 15. The museum is proud to announce a selection of public programs that celebrate the late artist’s creative process and cultural impact.
Old First Reformation Church
Made By Hand Markets is a well curated series that highlights the best in handmade and design artisans in the fields of fashion, jewelry, food, accessories, art, home and lifestyle goods. Shop spring-inspired items and support the local economy. The market is free to enter and open to all!
Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Join the Children’s Museum for Holi Hooray!, a celebration of springtime and play. Known as the “Color Festival,” Holi originated in India and is now enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. The lively kids party will be held in partnership with Jai Jai Hooray and Doonya: Workout Your Bollywood Star to bring you a day of art, dance, food and wonder that will make your whole family feel like you’ve been transported to the streets of Mumbai.
Get ready for an immersive screening of the biographical drama Basquiat (Julian Schnabel, 1996), featuring David Bowie as Andy Warhol, and layered with live performances by artists, musicians, and dancers. This experience will introduce visitors of all ages to the greatness of Bowie and Warhol, while keeping the evening light and fun!
Summer Wheat’s exhibition will transform Smack Mellon’s main gallery into an interior garden space that serves as a respite from the harsh realities of the outside world. Inspired by the gardens of ancient civilizations and cultures, Wheat’s art environment elicits contemplation and a feeling of solace. Light filters through the botanic imagery of her window installation, creating an ethereal stained glass effect. Get ready to be wowed!
Grand Prospect Hall
Happen to love pickles AND vodka? Well, you’re in luck and in for a treat! This open bar event is a fundraiser benefiting the charity Palm of Hope. So, join the celebration of life, as vodka has been proven to be a good companion for meaningful conversations and positive vibrations. Keep the tradition going at this year’s festival, while you sample a variety of mixed vodka drinks, pickles and other creative appetizers while enjoying live music and mingling with friends!
Any Dog-friendly bar!
Use this national holiday as an opportunity to visit one of Brooklyn’s many dog-friendly bars! Our borough sure loves dogs, and some of our favorite pup-friendly bars are: Lucky Dog, DuckDuck, and the Leevee in Williamsburg, Canal Bar in Gowanus, Miss Dolores in Park Slope, and Franklin Park in Crown Heights.The opportunities are endless!
MGMT will embark on an extensive North American tour this spring with a stop at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre, among others. Earlier this year, MGMT released the lyric video for the enchanting track “Hand It Over,” so get a feel for their vibe here!
Luna Park is a unique amusement park destination where the real and the fantastical blur together, and where history blends with innovation under a patina of bright lights. Kicking off another season must mean that spring is in the air! Will you dare to get on the Cyclone this year?
March 27 – 31
The African American Women in Cinema Film Festival is one of the largest female film events in the country. Every year, the AAWICFF shines its luminous spotlight onto ambitious women filmmakers from all over the country. This year, the 20th AAWIC Film Festival will host a New York premiere of the highly anticipated film, Sinners Wanted starring Clifton Powell, Lamman Rucker,Traci Braxton, Roland Martin and a special appearance by Tasha Cobbs!
Grab your basket and join an old-fashioned egg hunt! Town Square’s 7th Annual Egg Hunt is back in t.b.d. Brooklyn’s beautiful backyard, perfect for what will hopefully be a sunny Saturday. Take your picture with the Easter Bunny and enjoy fun eggstacular crafts, while you wear your very best spring bonnet!