Monday, August 5, 2019

Mad Scientist Grades 1-2

Get messy as you become a mad scientist for the week! We will introduce basic chemistry concepts as we create bubbly chemical reactions, oozing goo, make cards that float and much more!

Age(s) Grades 1-2
Date(s) August 5 - August 9, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 1 - 4 pm
Location Studio 2
Class Type Science
Cost $100 | $90 Museum Members (register by 4/7 and save $5!)
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Painting Adventures Grades 3-5

Design, composition and color…aspects of acrylic painting that allow expression to pour from the paper. Explore the different materials and tools used while painting from a variety of sources such as the still liife, photographs and your imagination.

Age(s) Grades 3-5
Date(s) August 5 - August 9, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 1 - 4 pm
Location Studio 3a
Class Type Art
Cost $100 | $90 Museum Members (register by 4/7 and save $5!)
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Strum Along-Guitar Grade 3-5

A specially adapted guitar method will be the focus of this camp. Basic music theory and skills such as tuning the guitar, and reading chord charts will be taught. We will work on beginning chords, strumming, rhythm, and note reading. Kids will have fun being able to play real songs by the end of the camp!

Participation in this course requires students to bring their own guitar.

Age(s) Grades 3-5
Date(s) August 5 - August 9, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 1 - 4 pm
Location Studio 7
Class Type Music
Cost $100 (register by April 7 and save $5!)
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Jr Drama Grades PreK-K

Channel your child’s imagination by getting them involved in theatre! Preschoolers will love this opportunity to act out their favorite stories, move with different types of music, and embrace their silly side! Early participation in drama develops confidence and speaking skills, serves as a wonderful introduction to acting, and begins a life-long enjoyment of creative arts.

*For ages 3 and up. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Sponsored by Members First Credit Union

Age(s) Grades PreK-K
Date(s) August 5 - August 9, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 1 - 4 pm
Location Rehearsal Room 3
Class Type Theatre
Cost $100 (register by April 7 and save $5!)
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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fresh Paint: Acrylics “A to Z”

Join visual artist, Valerie Allen, for this fast moving presentation on acrylic paint. As a certified working artist for Golden Artist Colors, Valerie will explain and demonstrate the many acrylic gels and mediums that Golden has been well known for since it started making paint in the 1980‘s. She will cover information about the different types of pigments, different viscosities and types of paints, grounds and color mixing. Various gels and mediums will be on display for you to experience ‘live”. You will learn how to extend paint to save money, and how to mix paints with gels to create unique textural surfaces. Learn how to use different products to make surfaces for watercolors, graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, oil and soft pastels. Techniques for the use of iridescent and metallic paints will be shown. She will also include a segment on what’s new in the world of paint!

A packet of literature and free samples of paint and gels will be available for all those who attend; recommended for artists and art-appreciators ages 15 and up.

Visiting the Science Paints Our World exhibit is highly encouraged; arrive early to visit the museum before and after the lecture!

Lecture is FREE, but RSVP is appreciated to [email protected]

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) August 8, 2019
Day(s) of week Thursday
Time 5:30 pm
Location Museum HOI Lobby
Class Type Art
Cost Lecutre is FREE
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Friday, August 9, 2019

Fabric Color Workshop (Adult)

Learn to add color to natural fabrics such as silk and cotton through the Japanese process known as Shibori and by experimenting with batik wax and other resist methods. Mixing of dyes to produce unusual colors is encouraged. Students will also be exposed to thiox – a color reducing method that produces interesting effects and indigo. Students will leave with a silk scarf and portions of cotton fabric they have processed.

Bring $15 cash to be paid to the instructor to cover materials. Materials include fabrics (black and white cotton), silk scarf, dye, indigo, batik wax, thiox and reducing agents. All tools and containers will be provided.

Age(s) Adult
Date(s) August 9, 2019
Day(s) of week Friday
Time 4:30 - 10:30 pm
Instructor Ann Jacob
Location Carriage House Hall (Heritage Park)
Class Type Art
Cost $70 / $55 AB Members (prices increase by $10 if registering after 6/3)
Registration Begins Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12 noon
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Summer Tech Wksp (ages 7-10)

Explore the amazing world of technology this summer with our Summer Tech Series! Children will learn about the basics of circuitry and computer programming through fun, hands-on activities!

August 10/ 1-2:30pm- Discover the basics of computer coding as you learn about binary code. Work in teams to create your own simple video game and test it with friends.

*Please note that objects built during workshops are not sent home.
*Registration required. (Register by Thursday before each workshop)

Age(s) 7-10
Date(s) Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time 1 - 2:30 pm
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Monday, August 12, 2019

Civil War Grades 3-5

The year is 1861 and 11 states of the south are against the rest of the nation, are you blue or are you grey? Enlist in the daily life of a civil war soldier. Train with wooden muskets, pitch a tent, march in stride, learn about our military history, make a haversack, eat hardtack and other rations from the war.

Age(s) Grades 3-5
Date(s) August 12 - August 16, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 9 am - 4 pm
Location Heritage Park - Carriage House Hall
Class Type History
Cost $190 | $180 for members (register by April 7 and save $10!)
Registration Begins Monday, March 4 at 12 pm
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Art Start 2D & 3D Grades 1-2

Explore art through painting, drawing, printmaking and scuplture. Create unique masterpieces limited only by your imagination. Prepare to get messy and creative!

Age(s) Grades 1-2
Date(s) August 12 - August 16, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 9 am - 4 pm
Location Studio 3a
Class Type Art
Cost $190 | $180 Museum Members (register by 4/7 and save $10!)
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Amazing Inventions Grades 3-5

This week we will learn how invention. creation, and experimentation can become works of art. Each day starts with a design challenge followed by projects designed to learn more about how to build the ideas we imagined. Students will design inventions in the morning and then experiment and test their creatiions in the afternoon. Our artists will get the tools to become a community of makers!

Age(s) Grades 3-5
Date(s) August 12 - August 16, 2019
Day(s) of week Monday thru Friday
Time 9 am - 4 pm
Location Studio 7
Class Type Science
Cost $190 | $180 Museum Members (register by 4/7 and save $10!)
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