This year, BAMkids unveils a full year of films, music, workshops, puppet performances, and theater for young people ages 1 to 13. Explore what’s in store this season.
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BAM’s Ticket Assistance Program (TAP) provides free tickets to families who are enrolled in the USDA’s program for free or reduced price school meals.
BAMkids named Best New Family Programming by Time Out Kids New York
Tim Burton’s eye-popping film debut follows a man-child’s cross-country journey.
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this rollicking animated musical.
Live action meets animation in this all-star adaptation of E.B. White’s classic story.
Enjoy smooth grooves from New York’s favorite family soul band.
The beloved claymation duo takes on a mythic bunny in this Academy Award-winning feature.
Artist Laurie O’Brien leads this workshop in shadow puppet making, history, and performance.
This charming puppet adventure features the voices of Steve Coogan and Jim Broadbent.
Kermit the Frog and his friends get drawn into a crazy caper in this musical comedy.
Witness a wide range of puppetry styles in this innovative selection of short films.
This modern take on a 2,000-year-old performance tradition uses intricate shadow figures.
Unlock a garden of wonders with this gorgeous adaptation of the classic children’s book.
Two of the world’s most famous and honored children films.
With a swinging beat, this highly interactive concert is a kick for kids and parents alike.
One of the most intimate and imaginative depictions of childhood in Hollywood cinema.
This “delightfully entertaining” (Time Out) comedy is a perennial holiday favorite.
This acclaimed duo of Brooklyn“kindie” rockers returns with Grammy-nominated new music.
An adaptation of the fairy tale from Mexican puppet company Marionetas de la Esquina.
Kids ages 2—3 learn improvisation, call-and-response, and more through jazz rhythms.
Kids ages 3—5 work together to learn ensemble dynamics and music reading fundamentals.
The 16th annual festival celebrates the best in international children’s cinema.
A coming-of-age story to a hip-hop beat, performed by creator Paige Hernandez.
An award-winning theater work from Sweden based on Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 silent film The Kid.
A musical tale of an artist and his loyal cat in ancient Japan, adapted from the award-winning book.
Spanish company Katarsis creates an adventure with pillows, sheets, and imaginative play.