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At the Museum


Fantasy Terrarium Workshop

Sunday, March 20, 1-3pm 

The air may still have a chill, but welcome spring with a planting activity. A family-friendly program, our signature terrarium workshop brings live plants into your home in winter.  Learn about the water cycle and terrarium care while creating a miniature indoor garden. There’s a fun selection of added decorative materials to create your own miniature environment. 

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


Green Garden/Green Earth
Earth
Saturday, April 23, 1 – 3:30pm

Join us for the Museum’s annual Earth Day event.  It’s family-friendly. It’s 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 include feeders for wild-birds, window-sill plantings, a scavenger-hunt, and other activities.  There’s a picture-book/young readers book swap corner, some fun & informative comics from our friends at ConEdison, and light refreshments.

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



Treasure boxVictorian-Inspired Treasure Boxes

Sunday, May 8, 1:30—3:30pm

Make this a part of your Mother’s Day. Create a special treasure box in lavish Victorian-inspired style. And, have the option to make a Valentine should your creation be made as a gift.  Decoupage, with gilded touches, velvet or brocade, the box itself will be a keepsake.

This workshop is suitable for teens, tweens & adults. Reservations are encouraged. Drop-in admission, if space permits. Admission $12/ $10 for members.

About events this season: We aim for a safe & healthy environment as we bring programming indoors. We’ve adjusted our indoor events to keep our gatherings smaller.

House tours are available for up to six people at a time. We ask visitors to wear masks at indoor programs and outdoor group events for the present.

Check back for additional programs in the spring. Our art exhibitions return in May 15th starting with Amy Cheng: Spheres and Sinospheres.

 

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