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Celebrating Mom: Mother’s Day Weekend Festivities


By Sarah Prawl

Time is running out to make plans for Mother’s Day! Celebrate the mothers in your life with delicious food and exciting entertainment at our partner venues. Create new memories (and share old ones) on this special weekend.

Photo: ©Apollo Theater

Mo’Nique’s Mother’s Day Comedy Special

Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm

The multimedia powerhouse, stand-up artist and Oscar-winning actor hosts an evening of fun with Tone-X and Friends. Learn more here.

Photo: ©Asia Society

Asia Society Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Sunday, May 12 at 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Celebrate the mothers in your life with our Asian-inspired afternoon tea at the Garden Court Café located within the Asia Society Museum. Make your reservation today as seats are limited.

Photo: ©BAM

BLACK VELVET: Architectures And Archetype

Sunday, May 12 at 3:00 pm

Shamel Pitts (former Batsheva Dance Company member), Mirelle Martins and Lucca del Carlo present an original multidisciplinary performance work that celebrates the textures, beauty, delicacy and power within us. Learn more here.

Creativity Lab

Sunday, May 12 from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

After a delicious Frida Kahlo-inspired brunch at The Norm, explore your creative side at Brooklyn Museum’s Creativity Lab. In this drop-in workshop for all ages, take inspiration from the museum’s galleries and learn artistic techniques with a special project for the whole family to enjoy! Learn more here.

Photo: ©Dizzy’s Club

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra: Music Of Duke Ellington

Sunday, May 12 at 7:30 pm

Treat mom to a delicious meal featuring Dizzy’s new spring menu, and a spectacular performance from The Juilliard Jazz Orchestra’s celebration of Duke Ellington. Learn more here.

Photo: ©Ben Hider

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12

Seatings at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm (Each seating is for two hours)

Celebrate the mothers in your life at a festive Mother’s Day Brunch at the historic Wave Hill House. Enjoy a pear mimosa and indulge in seconds of our Horchata French Toast at our brunch buffet. Check out the menu and make your reservation by noon, Wednesday, May 8 by purchasing your ticket here.