Upcoming Programs

Art Expeditions | Japanese Gyotaku

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Japanese Gyotaku

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week, travel with us to Japan to learn about sushi and Gyotaku art.  We will be making art with fish, replicating a method of printmaking that is almost 200 years old!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Light and Shadows

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

10:30 AM | Theme: Drawing Shadows

Join us in World of Wonders where early learners focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! This month we will be playing a game of "who's shadow is it?" as we develop spatial awareness skills and learn about shapes by exploring the world of light and shadow.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

Art Expeditions | Dancing Chinese Dragons

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Dancing Chinese Dragons

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will travel to China where well get ready for Chinese New Year by learning about and creating our own beautiful, dancing dragons.  Our fierce dragons will scare away the negativity and bring us good luck in the New Year!

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

Art Expeditions | Indonesian Shadow Puppets

Friday, February 02, 2018

Friday, February 02, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Indonesian Shadow Puppets

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will be exploring the island of Java in Indonesia.  Here we will be learning about one of the oldest forms of theater, Wayang, where the actors are elaborate shadow puppets!  Come create your own star performer and put on a shadow puppet show.

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

Art Expeditions | Thai New Year

Friday, February 09, 2018

Friday, February 09, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Thai New Year

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

Take a trip to Thailand this week to learn about Songkran, a Buddhist Festival, often referred to as The Water Festival!  We will be making art with water guns as we are inspired by the ancient tradition of washing away negativity with purifying water.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, February 10, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

 

 

Art Expeditions | Indonesian Shadow Puppets

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Indonesian Shadow Puppets

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will be exploring the island of Java in Indonesia.  Here we will be learning about one of the oldest forms of theater, Wayang, where the actors are elaborate shadow puppets!  Come create your own star performer and put on a shadow puppet show.

This program is free with museum admission or membership.

Great Artists: Fundamentals Series | Creating with Color

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018

1:00 - 2:30 PM | Theme: Creating with Color

Do you love making art? If so, our Great Artists: Fundamentals Series is for you! This monthly program allows young artists to improve their skills as they learn techniques, create masterpieces, and grow as artists!

Color brings life to art and this month we will learn all about how to mix, tint, and shade colors.  Join us as we learn to paint the world around us with colorful acrylic paints!

Great Artists: Fundamentals is recommended for children ages 6 and older.  $5.00 with museum admission or museum membership. Register now or at the front desk when you check in.

Museum After Dark! – (museum closed today)

Friday, February 23, 2018

6:30-10:30 PM | Friday, February 23, 2018

Adults age 21+ experience Amazement Square in a whole new way as we go Back to the Future! Delight in Hors d'oeuvre from local restaurants, craft beer tastings, games, crafts, and more! All proceeds support the museum’s exhibitions and outreach programs. #MAD2018

Art Expeditions | Thai New Year

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Thai New Year

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

Take a trip to Thailand this week to learn about Songkran, a Buddhist Festival, often referred to as The Water Festival!  We will be making art with water guns as we are inspired by the ancient tradition of washing away negativity with purifying water.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Art Expeditions | Indian Stone Inlay

Friday, March 02, 2018

Friday, March 02, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Indian Stone Inlay

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will be taking a journey to India and learning about Parchin Kari.  This is a stunning form of stone inlay that can be found all over India, even in the Taj Mahal!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Art Expeditions | Persian Nowruz

Friday, March 09, 2018

Friday, March 09, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Persian Nowruz Centerpieces

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week in Art Expeditions take a trip to Iran to explore the Persian New Year, Nowruz.  We will be creating a beautiful, traditional centerpiece that represents rebirth.  Your work of art will come to life as the lentils within the centerpiece sprout over the next weeks.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, March 10, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

 

 

Art Expeditions | Indian Stone Inlay

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Indian Stone Inlay

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will be traveling to India and learning about Parchin Kari.  This is a stunning form of stone inlay that can be found all over India, including in the Taj Mahal!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Great Artists: Fundamentals Series | Landscapes of Texture

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

1:00 - 2:30 PM | Theme: Landscapes of Texture

Do you love making art? If so, our Great Artists: Fundamentals Series is for you! This monthly program allows young artists to improve their skills as they learn techniques, create masterpieces, and grow as artists!

Whether it be a cuddly blanket, sandy beaches, or a fuzzy kitten, the world is full of stuff we want to touch.  This month we are learning how to add texture to our art by creating a mixed media landscape with pen, clay, tissue paper, and more!

Great Artists: Fundamentals is recommended for children ages 6 and older.  $5.00 with museum admission or museum membership. Register now or at the front desk when you check in.

Art Expeditions | Persian Nowruz

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Persian Nowruz Centerpieces

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week in Art Expeditions take a trip to Iran to explore the Persian New Year, Nowruz.  We will be creating a beautiful, traditional centerpiece that represents rebirth.  Your work of art will come to life as the lentils within the centerpiece sprout over the next weeks.

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

Art Expeditions | Indian Stone Inlay

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

4:00 PM | Theme: Indian Stone Inlay

Take a journey in Art Expeditions to learn about art, world traditions, and geography! At each stop, we’ll be exploring and celebrating a different culture and creating inspired artwork. This winter and early spring we will be taking a tour of the largest continent, Asia.

This week we will be taking a journey to India and learning about Parchin Kari.  This is a stunning form of stone inlay that can be found all over India, even in the Taj Mahal!

This program is free with museum admission or museum membership. 

World of Wonders | Light and Shadows

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

10:30 AM | Theme: Shadow Shape Match

Join us in World of Wonders where early learners focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! This month we will be playing a game of "who's shadow is it?" as we develop spatial awareness skills and learn about shapes by exploring the world of light and shadow.

This program is free with museum admission or membership. 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, April 14, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, May 12, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, June 09, 2018

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Saturday, June 09, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Family Fun Night is a once-monthly event when museum admission is reduced to $3 (from $9.75). 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.

 

 

Family Fun Night

Saturday, July 14, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, November 10, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

Family Fun Night

Saturday, December 08, 2018

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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 $9.75). 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.

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