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CupidGreen Garden/Green Plant

Sunday, April 21, 1-3:30pm

The Museum’s Earth Day program is all about reconnecting to our natural world and being good stewards of our planet through re-use and re-cycling the materials of everyday life.

Activities for this family friendly afternoon include window-sill plantings, a scavenger-hunt, eco-collages, and other activities.

There’s a book swap corner, take-away craft materials, some fun & informative comics from our friends at Con Edison, & light refreshments.

Admission $5/ $12 per family (Members: $4/$10)


Theresa & Betty
Mother’s Day: Creative Together

Sunday, May 12, 1-3:30

Celebrate Mother’s Day with us!

We extend a warm invitation to all to join our drop-in art workshop with Phyllis Ger, where creativity knows no bounds. Enjoy a refreshing glass of our signature Betty’s Zip punch, crafted with grapes from the museum’s garden.

It’s a perfect opportunity to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon surrounded by loved ones. And, if the weather smiles upon us, immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the spring garden.

Suggested donation: $5. Museum open 1-4pm.


Jorge Espinosa
Jorge Espinosa Harp Performance and Lawn Tea

Sunday, May 19, 1:30pm

We cross continents with music and food this springtime afternoon.

Harpist Jorge Espinosa's performance highlights four folkloric traditions of Latin American harp music. He travels to the US and Europe to perform each year from his home in Asuncion, Paraguay, His repertoire includes songs in the style Veracruzanos y Huastecos, the harp Venezuelan and Colombian playing joropos and pasajes the harp of Paraguay playing polkas and guaranias, and the harp Jaliscense which he plays specifically w/Mariachi groups

A light lawn tea in the garden follows the performance. Enjoy traditional tea sandwiches, and other sweet and savory treats. A traditional spring German Maibowle punch is also featured on the menu.

General Admission $25 and $20 for Members, food and drink included. If the weather is inclement, the festivities will move indoors.


Virtual Activities

For anyone who cannot join us at the Museum we offer virtual activities for kids and families to explore on their own. Each of these are offered free and readily done with simple materials.

Click here for family activity guides to do at home

There are more things to do on our Instagram page (link). Let us know how you're engaging with these activities by commenting or sending us pictures at education@vomuseum.org or posting to our Facebook page.


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