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Recap: the Dumbo Arts Festival 2013 (slide show)

Super cool installations, arty playgrounds and a big bubble party made this year’s Dumbo Arts Festival a huge hit with little New Yorkers.

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Jenna Petok

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

  • Photograph: Caroline Voagen Nelson

    Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

Photograph: Jenna Petok

Dumbo Arts Festival 2013


Unusually warm weather wasn’t the only thing brightening Brooklyn this weekend: From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, the annual Dumbo Arts Festival brought big bubbles, street performance art and even a sculpture of massive pastel macarons to the neighborhood surrounding Brooklyn Bridge Park, and we were there to catch all the artsy activiites.

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Among our favorite things to see this year were the Ship of Tolerance, a boat whose sails are made of paintings by local students (and don’t worry if you missed the fest—it’ll be moored on the waterfront until October 8), and the Kidlot, where we were working our cover photo booth (keep a lookout for your snapshots later this week!) alongside activities with the New Victory Theater and the Craft Studio while watching all the fun at the nearby Dada Playground.

Scroll through our photos and look for your little one, or see what you missed at this year’s Dumbo Arts Festival.


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