Mar 11, 2017 • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM




BRIC Arts | Media House
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Brooklyn’s best daytime family parties continue! 

Inclusive and welcoming programming that encourage creativity and discovery. Join us for dance classes, gaming, art-making and other participatory activities, culminating in a raucous all-ages dance party.

Inspired by astronauts and the King of Pop, the Moonwalk House Party will be an action-packed day of moving backwards and forwards through time and space.


SCHEDULE (continually updated)



Scavenger Hunt
Explore the artwork in the hallway and cafe areas to complete our scavenger hunt!

12-5pm Garage Door Video Series
Get lost in video art by Jakob Kudsk Steensen, projected on the garage doors of our gallery space. 
12-2pm Digital Remix Educational Activity: MJ Forever!
Moonwalk with Michael Jackson! Animate a music video with the King of Pop in cosmic Outer Space! During this digital art-making activity, participants will have the opportunity to work with a BRIC Teaching Artist using stop motion animation to honor the iconic artist and his legendary dance moves. These “music videos” will be incorporated into a green screen activity.


Art-making Activity: DIY Rocket Ship
Blast off your imagination and build your own rocket from scratch! Participants will work with a Teaching Artist using every day materials to create their own rocket and space mission.

Art-Making Activity: Planetary Glow in the Dark Mural
Create your own celestial orb, aliens and shooting stars for our communal galaxy. Participants will work with a Teaching Artist using glow-in-the-dark and florescent materials to create a back drop mural for the Party Like Brooklyn Baby dance party.


12:45, 1:15, 1:45, and 2:15pm Dance Class with Preschool Rock! (all ages welcome)
Join us for an imaginative journey to the Moon and Beyond! We'll glide through space, defying gravity, defeating obstacles, and we'll draw power from the sun to reveal our super-selves. Then we'll return to Earth to protect our world with a full family jam of the greatest war dance of all time ... Micheal Jackson's Thriller!
12:55-1:25pm Kai Kleinbard's Living Stop-Motion Animation Performance
Gliding through the gallery in a living stop-motion animation, Kai Kleinbard, will then lead an interactive demonstration that explores physical illusion. Kai Kleinbard creates improvisational characters that mimic cartoons and stop-motion.  He is inspired by his research of urban styles of dance (including popping, house and bruk-up).
1-3pm Cosmik Ice Cream
Get a taste of this brand new Brooklyn  ice cream adventure. While we might all know about freeze-dried “Astronaut Ice Cream” , Cosmik is a whole new world. Designer Robert Collignon starts with premium, organic, Brooklyn-made ice cream and transforms it into a space-travel ready dessert!
1-3pm Shadow Puppet Tent by Drama of Works
Drama of Works presents "LIFTOFF!" - a theatrical experience that is literally out of this world. Step inside what appears to be an ordinary tent and let the magic of shadow puppetry transport you to another dimension.
1-4pm Art-making Activity: Bedazzle a Glove
Channel Michael Jackson’s famous Billie Jean performance by making your own signature glove.  Adorn your glove with cool patterns and designs using rhinestones and gems and show it off with your dance moves at the Party Like Brooklyn Baby dance party!
2pm Performance by Michael Jackson Impersonator
A special Michael Jackson  tribute performance by impersonator Michael Trapson
2-5pm Minecraft Meet-Up!
Place blocks and go on adventures by playing everyone's favorite game on your own or against others.
2:45-3:30pm Control the Sound Performs!
This group of 11 year old musicians from Brooklyn play rock/funk/ska classics with the same high energy and enthusiasm as they do their originals.
3:30-5pm Party Like Brooklyn presents baby loves disco!
Move your family dance party from the living room to the BRIC House Ballroom and dance it out! Party Like Brooklyn presents an after­noon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blend­ing clas­sic disco tunes from the 70s, & 80s with today’s hottest dance tunes that creates a child-proof dis­co for tod­dlers, pre-schoolers, and par­ents look­ing to let loose! 

This program was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant #MA-10-15-0423-15; and by TD Bank

Venue Information:

This 40,000 square-foot multi-disciplinary arts and media complex in the former Strand Theatre is a true home for artists and audiences, where emerging and established artists can create work that deepens their practice and engages the diverse audiences of Brooklyn.

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