Upcoming Programs

popUP makeshop | Disassembling Electronics

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Disassembling Electronics

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience. This week we will get elbow-deep into electronics….literally! Join us as we open up different machines and appliances and learn what's inside! Maybe we will even figure out how they work!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership.

Great Artists | Kokeshi Dolls

Friday, September 29, 2017

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Friday, September 29, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Kokeshi Dolls

This month, in Great Artists, learn about a traditional Japanese folk art that originated in the rural northeastern regions of Japan approximately 200 years ago. Woodworking artists used hand-turned lathes and scrap pieces of wood left over from making furniture and household utensils to create inexpensive toys. Learn more and detail your own "Kokeshi doll" in the month of September.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Plushies

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Plushies

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  We are learning how to use fractions in the kitchen for this popUP Makeshop!  Learn how to calculate simple fractions as you make slime to take home.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Pondering Plants

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

10:30 AM | Theme: Pondering Plants

Early learners will focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Our October theme is Pondering Plants! We will be making discoveries about the plant world by looking at leaves, making terrariums, and more!

This program is free with museum admission or membership through November. 

Great Artists | Kinetic Chimes

Friday, October 06, 2017

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Friday, October 6, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Kinetic Chimes

This week, in Great Artists, be inspired by Alexander Calder, a famous sculptor, and the history of wind chimes as we combine whimsy with precision in order to create our own Kinetic Chimes.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Plushies

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, pop-up-makeshopiconOctober 11, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Plushies

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This month we will be making our own stuffed animal plushies and learning how to sew!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Pondering Plants

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

10:30AM | Theme: Pondering Plants

Early learners will focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Our October theme is Pondering Plants! We will be making discoveries about the plant world by looking at leaves, making terrariums, and more!

This program is free with museum admission or membership through November. 

Great Artists | Huichol Masks

Friday, October 13, 2017

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Friday, October 13, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Huichol Masks

This week, in Great Artists, we will be exploring the colorful masks of Huichol people of Mexico by learning about their imagery, culture, and creating our own masks.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, October 14, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

popUP makeshop | Plushies

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Plushies

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be making our own stuffed animal plushies and learning how to sew!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Pondering Plants

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

10:30 AM | Theme: Pondering Plants

Early learners will focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Our October theme is Pondering Plants! We will be making discoveries about the plant world by looking at leaves, making terrariums, and more!

This program is free with museum admission or membership through November. 

Great Artists | Kinetic Chimes

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Friday, October 20, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Kinetic Chimes 

This week, in Great Artists, be inspired by Alexander Calder, a famous sculptor, and the history of wind chimes as we combine whimsy with precision in order to create our own Kinetic Chimes.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Plushies

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, October 25, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Plushies

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be making our own stuffed animal plushies and learning how to sew!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Pondering Plants

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

10:30 AM | Theme: Pondering Plants

Early learners will focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Our October theme is Pondering Plants! We will be making discoveries about the plant world by looking at leaves, making terrariums, and more!

This program is free with museum admission or membership through November. 

Great Artists | Huichol Masks

Friday, October 27, 2017

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Friday, October 27, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Huichol Masks

This week, in Great Artists, we will be exploring the colorful masks of Huichol people of Mexico by learning about their imagery, culture, and creating our own masks.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

 

popUP makeshop | Rainsticks

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Rainsticks

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be inspired by the sounds of the South American rainforests and making rainsticks while testing different items to create the perfect sounding storm!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eric Carle Creatures

Friday, November 03, 2017

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Friday, November 3, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Eric Carle Creatures

This month, in Great Artists, create portraits of a cute, or creepy, creature through using a similar style to that of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, out of vibrant shredded tissue paper and paints.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Rainsticks

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Rainsticks

Popping up near you, its Amazement Square's popUP Makeshop, our mobile tinkering experience.  In keeping with our summer Museum Math Madness programming, we will be investigating compasses.  Not the kind that gets you places, but the kind that helps you in geometry.  Use common materials to create a compass and use it to draw circular masterpiece!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eric Carle Creatures

Friday, November 10, 2017

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Friday, November 10, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Eric Carle Creatures

This month, in Great Artists, create portraits of a cute, or creepy, creature through using a similar style to that of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, out of vibrant shredded tissue paper and paints.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

Fall Festival: Percy Jackson

Saturday, November 11, 2017

November 11, 2017 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

Venture into Camp Halfblood with Amazement Square! Learn more >

Festival will be held at Amazement Square's NEW Genworth Education Center, 27 9th Street | Downtown Lynchburg

Family Fun Night

Saturday, November 11, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

popUP makeshop | Rainsticks

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, November 15, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Rainsticks

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be inspired by the sounds of the South American rainforests and making rainsticks while testing different items to create the perfect sounding storm!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eric Carle Creatures

Friday, November 17, 2017

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Friday, November 17, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Eric Carle Creatures

This month, in Great Artists, create portraits of a cute, or creepy, creature through using a similar style to that of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, out of vibrant shredded tissue paper and paints.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Rainsticks

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, November 22, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Rainsticks

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be inspired by the sounds of the South American rainforests and making rainsticks while testing different items to create the perfect sounding storm!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Eric Carle Creatures

Friday, November 24, 2017

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Friday, November 24, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Eric Carle Creatures

This month, in Great Artists, create portraits of a cute, or creepy, creature through using a similar style to that of award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, Eric Carle, out of vibrant shredded tissue paper and paints.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Rainsticks

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, November 29, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Rainsticks

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be inspired by the sounds of the South American rainforests and making rainsticks while testing different items to create the perfect sounding storm!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Molas

Friday, December 01, 2017

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Friday, December 1, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Paper Molas

This week, in Great Artists, learn about molas, a traditional textile applique technique of the Kuna people of Panama and Columbia, as we translate it into a paper medium.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Tools 101

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

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4:00 PM | Theme: Tools 101

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be building up our knowledge of baisc tools!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Molas

Friday, December 08, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

great-artist-icoins 4:00 PM | Theme: Paper Molas

This week, in Great Artists, learn about molas, a traditional textile applique technique of the Kuna people of Panama and Columbia, as we translate it into a paper medium.

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, December 09, 2017

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4:00 pm to 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9). Family Fun Night takes place from 4 PM until 7 PM on the second Saturday of every month and is open to the general public.

popUP makeshop | Tools 101

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, December 13, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Tools 101

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be building up our knowledge of baisc tools!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Molas

Friday, December 15, 2017

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Friday, December 15, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Paper Molas

This week, in Great Artists, learn about molas, a traditional textile applique technique of the Kuna people of Panama and Columbia, as we translate it into a paper medium.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Tools 101

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, December 20, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Tools 101

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be building up our knowledge of baisc tools!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Molas

Friday, December 22, 2017

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Friday, December 22, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Paper Molas

This week, in Great Artists, learn about molas, a traditional textile applique technique of the Kuna people of Panama and Columbia, as we translate it into a paper medium.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

popUP makeshop | Tools 101

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

pop-up-makeshopiconWednesday, December 27, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Tools 101

Popping up near you, it's Amazement Square's popUP makeshop! This week we will be building up our knowledge of baisc tools!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists | Paper Molas

Friday, December 29, 2017

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Friday, December 29, 2017

4:00 PM | Theme: Paper Molas

This week, in Great Artists, learn about molas, a traditional textile applique technique of the Kuna people of Panama and Columbia, as we translate it into a paper medium.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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