DUMBO is a remarkable neighborhood for families. With fantastic residences, Brooklyn Bridge Park, tons of free programming and, coming soon, an offshoot of the Brooklyn Children’s museum, it’s easy to understand why parents are increasingly moving to this waterfront community.


About Q+A: DM Wilding of Creatively Wild Art Studio 

"I always tell my kids, 'Who wants to be normal? Normal is so boring. Just be yourself, you're perfect just the way you are.'"

About Creatively Wild Art Studio 

WINNER of the PARENTS CHOICE AWARD & recently NOMINATED for BEST OF BROOKLYN! Creatively WILD Art Studio located in a sprawling authentic artists' loft space on Washington Street, was founded in 2009 by international artist DM Wilding.A multi-complex offering classes in a variety of artistic mediums and techniques: We offer a full VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM and our recently added new programs in Dance, Drama Acting and Music, and we are open everyday!  We offer a huge variety of ART CLASSES for children from ages 2 yrs- 17 yrs, as well as a full ADULT ART PROGRAM offered daily & evenings for

About Wynne Noble Clay Studio 

Wynne Noble is a DUMBO-based potter, sculptor, and teacher. She offers classes for all ages and skill sets at her 135 Plymouth Street studio. Check out the website for more information on a class that works for you.

About AWE: Art Workshop Experience 

Located in DUMBO, Brooklyn and known as an artist’s haven, AWE is an ideal place to create. The studio is about 1,600 square feet and has 3 large windows and a skylight. Students have various work stations to choose from: work tables, walls, easels, floor space, a sewing table and an imagination area to relax and think.

About Recess DUMBO 

Recess is a playspace for children ages 6 months to 6 years old and their parents. Enrichment classes and birthday parties are also offered. Recess has custom-made play structures that are designed for curious minds and busy bodies to explore. Learning is fun at Recess too. The talented staff and variety of programming will help your children learn what they like and have a great time doing it.

About Two Kids and a Dog 

Two Kids and A Dog offers a hand-picked assortment of kids fashion, toys, birthday gifts, baby accessories, kids shoes and more for children zero to eight years old. Brands include HAPE, Melissa, The Puppet Company, Native, Peppercorn Kids and Blu Pony Vintage. The store was founded by DUMBO mom and retail veteran Natalia Jacobs who named the store after her two kids and her dog.

About Egg By Susan Lazar 

Egg offers modern, designer apparel for babies, toddlers and expecting mothers. Egg uses only the best materials, including organic fabrics whenever possible. Nurture your baby in style!

About Abundant Learning 

Abundant Learning is an exclusive boutique learning center, offering enriching classes taught by experts. All of our programs promote healthy brain development. Conveniently located in Dumbo, Brooklyn, we offer a wide range of classes and instruction for 2-92-year-olds.

About Imagine Early Learning Center 

Imagine Early Learning Center is a fulltime daycare center for children aged 2 months to 5 years. They are dedicated to the nurturing and education of young children.