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A Note to our Audiences
While our spaces remain closed due to Covid-19, the spirit of BAM is very much alive. Be sure to peruse our current offerings and keep an eye on this page as we’ll be continuously rolling out new programs and events—all designed for the virtual space—as a way to stay responsive to what’s going on, both at BAM and in the world at large.
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Education

Grades 9—12

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Spark creativity and critical thinking with these virtual programs for students grades 9—12. BAM Education offers a number of opportunities for creative engagement online, including our free after-school program Arts & Justice. Learn more below, and join our email list for updates as more virtual programs are announced this fall!


 
PAST VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
Senegalese Dancer
EDUCATION | Grades K—12
Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music
 
Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music
 
Students celebrate traditional Senegalese movement styles and indigenous songs with this dance workshop that gets students moving and singing, led by experts in African dance.
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Rwandan Dance
EDUCATION | Grades K—12
Experience Rwanda: Rwandan Dance and Music
 
Experience Rwanda: Rwandan Dance and Music
 
Students explore the culture of Rwanda through the movement styles and indigenous rhythms of one of its most famous traditional dances.
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EDUCATION | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry and Identity
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry and Identity
 
Students explore spoken word, hip-hop, and classic literary forms in this dynamic poetry workshop, drawing inspiration from professional artists to create and share original works.
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Poetry As Resistance
EDUCATION | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Resistance
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Resistance
 
Students speak out in this spoken word program, creating and sharing original works of resistance addressing an issue in their community that requires positive change.
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Poetry As Protest
EDUCATION | GRADES 9—12
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Protest and Empowerment
 
Word. Sound. Power: Poetry as Protest and Empowerment
 
Students draw inspiration from contemporary poets in this spoken word program exploring arts and justice, writing original works dedicated to social change.
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After-School Programs
Arts And Justice
EDUCATION | AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS | Grades 9—12
Arts & Justice
Feb 3—May 13, 2020
 
Arts & Justice
Feb 3—May 13, 2020
 
Create a bold new theater piece that tackles a current issue in this free after-school program that brings together theater, creative writing, and social justice.
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Virtual In- School Residencies
Brooklyn Reads
Education | In-School Residencies | Grades 9—12
Brooklyn Reads
Sep 22, 2019—May 23, 2020
 
Brooklyn Reads
Sep 22, 2019—May 23, 2020
 
Inspire self-expression and build literacy through creative writing, poetry analysis, and performance with this spoken word program, created exclusively for Brooklyn high schools and led by professional poets.
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African Dance Beat
Education | In-School Residencies | Grades K—12
AfricanDanceBeat
Oct 15, 2019—Jun 14, 2020
 
AfricanDanceBeat
Oct 15, 2019—Jun 14, 2020
 
Get students moving with this exuberant residency, where they learn about cultures and customs from Africa and its diaspora, and make dances of their own.
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