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Upcoming Events Tagged "Family"

Saturday March 08, 2014

Native American Family Day
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spend the afternoon at the Museum learning about the art and culture of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, the only Federally-recognized tribe in the State of Alabama. Having been in the region for two-hundred years, the Creeks will share aspects of their heritage through an afternoon of storytelling, drumming, and dancing.

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Friday May 02, 2014

FLIMP Chalk Art Competition
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The drawing times for the FLIMP Chalk Art Competition will be Friday May 2 and the morning of Saturday May 3, before the Festival begins. Chalk artists create inspired works of art in the Museum’s parking spaces, and the MMFA provides materials to all who register on time. During the FLIMP Festival, visitors enjoy the vivid chalk drawings in the parking lot gallery, and local celebrities judge the winners.

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Saturday May 03, 2014

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Flimp Festival
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Flimp Festival is the Museum’s signature springtime event for fun and festivity in the Museum and on the Grounds.   The day is filled with activity—from the Flimp Chalk Art Competition to the Do-Dah Parade of pets— outdoors, and the art and music making inside, there is something for the entire family at the MMFA Flimp Festival.

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Sunday May 18, 2014

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Tour the Museum with an Education Backpack
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Check out the Museum’s new Education Backpacks for elementary students and their families. Backpacks include imaginative activities to guide you through the museum galleries. To check one out visit the ARTWORKS gallery and look for an ARTWORKS supervisor. Visitors are required to leave a driver’s license in order to check out a backpack.

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Thursday August 14, 2014

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Military Open House
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

EV.military.60blur-aThe Museum appreciates the service and commitment of military personnel and their families and takes this opportunity every year to show our appreciation.  Local active duty and retired military personnel and their immediate family are invited to attend Military Open House.  The festivities include art-making projects in the Studios, live music, and a buffet dinner.

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Wednesday October 15, 2014

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

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Thursday October 23, 2014

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Art for Life’s Sake: An African Collection for the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

In the past African artists created objects that served specific purposes: leadership, religion, education, social control, etc.  Following a reception, the MMFA’s consulting Africanist, Dr. Robin Poynor of the University of Florida’s School of Art and Art History and affiliated with the Center for African Studies, will deliver a lecture on the functions of art in traditional African communities.  The program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Art for Life’s Sake: An African Collection for the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

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Sunday October 26, 2014

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Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring the entire family to these free fun events and enjoy music, art activities in the studios, and wonderful artwork in the galleries! View a special exhibition of African art in the Museum galleries, see artists demonstrate wood carving, printmaking, and jewelry making, “jive” with the rhythm and sounds of jazz, make animal masks & stamped Adinkra designs in the studios, and enjoy the BTW Dance Theatre’s energizing performance to end an afternoon of fun.

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Wednesday November 12, 2014

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

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Saturday December 06, 2014

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Holiday Open House
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

HOH_DSC0107The festivities for the event include musical performances by local school choirs and performance groups, holiday art projects, cookies and lemonade, and horse and carriage rides in the park. Holiday Open House is free and open to the public, so invite your friends and family and spend the afternoon at MMFA celebrating the season.

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Wednesday December 10, 2014

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

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Thursday January 08, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Wednesday January 14, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Special stories are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this monthly FREE program. Each time, a simple art activity is included. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

 

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Thursday January 22, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Sunday January 25, 2015

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Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event, and enjoy a little jazz, and wonderful art work in the galleries!

View the fabulous ball gowns and costumes worn by Marjorie Merriweather Post in the exhibition Invitation to the Ball: Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Fancy Dress Costumes, create your own fashion accessories in the studios, enjoy jazz rhythms, and walk the MMFA fashion runway to end an afternoon of fun! Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.

 

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Friday January 30, 2015

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Homeschool Event at the Museum
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Friday, January 30, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M., the Museum will feature its third annual event for homeschoolers of all ages and their families. The program will include treasure hunts in the galleries, special art activities in the studios and ARTWORKS, and educational lessons on iPads. With over 100 participants last year, we anticipate an even larger attendance this year for this special event.

 

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Thursday February 12, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Wednesday February 18, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Special stories are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this monthly FREE program. Each time, a simple art activity is included. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

 

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Sunday February 22, 2015

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Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event, and enjoy a little jazz, art activities in the studios, and wonderful art work in the galleries!

Join us for Jazz Jams and special art making activities in the studios, in connection with the exhibition Reflections: African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection.

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Thursday February 26, 2015

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Thursday March 12, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Preschoolers, along with their parents, explore beginning drawing, painting, and sculpture in this fun series of classes. Each class emphasizes a basic element of art (line, shape, form, texture, color, and space), art technique, and art medium. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All supplies are provided.

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: January 8, 22; February 12, 26; March 12

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Saturday March 14, 2015

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Film Screening and Tour
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

There will be a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma with a discussion by Sheyann Webb-Christburg, co-author of the book Selma, Lord, Selma. Additionally, History Refused to Die: Alabama’s African-American Self-Taught Artists in Context will be on view with a docent led tour.

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Thursday March 19, 2015

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Opening Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the opening receptions for History Refused to Die Alabama’s African-American Self-Taught Artists in Context and the ARTWORKS Corridor. The theme for the student exhibition is Confronting the Issues and a student recognition will be held at 6:00 P.M.

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Sunday March 22, 2015

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Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring the entire family to this FREE fun event, and enjoy a little jazz, art activities in the studios, and wonderful art work in the galleries!

Be inspired by the works of art in the exhibition History Refused to Die: Alabama’s African American Self-Taught Artists in Context, listen to the rhythmic sounds of jazz, and add your own creation to the civil rights community quilt. The completed quilt will be displayed in the Museum.

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Wednesday March 25, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Special stories are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this monthly FREE program. Each time, a simple art activity is included. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

 

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Wednesday March 25, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Special stories are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this monthly FREE program. Each time, a simple art activity is included. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

 

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Thursday April 02, 2015

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Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery with Loyd Howard
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hosted by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Civil Rights activist Loyd Howard will reflect on coming of age in Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement, leading up to the Voting Rights Act.  Mr. Howard will focus on the bus boycott, in anticipation of the 60th anniversary later this year.

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Wednesday April 08, 2015

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
For children ages 3 to 6 years

Children will learn from Mr. D the French Fox and owner of a cake factory that “art is everywhere.” Each character in the bakery show that their particular differences, talents and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. The memorable characters guide children into a world of colors and shapes, texture and music, with a dose of laughter mixed in.

This is a reservation only program and is free. Two shows will be held each day at 9:30 and 10:45 A.M. on April 8, 9, and 10, 2015. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 to register as seats are limited.  Please note: ARTWORKS will not be available during the puppet show.

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Thursday April 09, 2015

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
For children ages 3 to 6 years

Children will learn from Mr. D the French Fox and owner of a cake factory that “art is everywhere.” Each character in the bakery show that their particular differences, talents and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. The memorable characters guide children into a world of colors and shapes, texture and music, with a dose of laughter mixed in.

This is a reservation only program and is free. Two shows will be held each day at 9:30 and 10:45 A.M. on April 8, 9, and 10, 2015. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 to register.  Please note: ARTWORKS will not be available during the puppet show.

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Friday April 10, 2015

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
For children ages 3 to 6 years

Children will learn from Mr. D the French Fox and owner of a cake factory that “art is everywhere.” Each character in the bakery show that their particular differences, talents and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. The memorable characters guide children into a world of colors and shapes, texture and music, with a dose of laughter mixed in.

This is a reservation only program and is free. Two shows will be held each day at 9:30 and 10:45 A.M. on April 8, 9, and 10, 2015. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 to register.  Please note: ARTWORKS will not be available during the puppet show.

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Wednesday April 15, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Begin art enrichment early in this FREE program for young children and their parents, combining storytelling, books and simple art activities with art in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

* A second session will be offered from 11 to 11:30 A.M. if there are more than 25 participants.

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Wednesday April 15, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Special stories are presented to help young children connect with art in the Museum galleries in this monthly FREE program. Each time, a simple art activity is included. The program will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each session.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

 

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Thursday April 16, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to explore drawing, painting, and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All materials are provided.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: April 16, 30; May 7, 21; June 4

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Thursday April 23, 2015

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History of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama with Randall Williams
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Writer, publisher, and history editor Randall Williams will explore the larger context of the civil rights movement in a discussion that ranges from slavery through Civil War and Reconstruction to the late 19th and early 20th century activism and organizing that resulted in the 1950s and 1960s dismantling of Jim Crow segregation. Alabama and Montgomery were at the center of this movement but were also part of a national political and social strategy that was evolving in the courts, the streets, the media, and government at all levels.  The program will also be recorded and made available on YouTube, Google+ and Museum’s website.

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Thursday April 30, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to explore drawing, painting, and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All materials are provided.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: April 16, 30; May 7, 21; June 4

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Saturday May 02, 2015

Flimp Festival
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

FLIMP Festival – the MMFA’s annual celebration of imagination, creativity, and good humor includes a Do-Dah costumed Pet Parade, demonstrating artists, chalk art competition, fun art activities for the whole family, music, food, and more!

Admission fee: $5 adults, $3 children

FREE to Museum members and Active Duty Military and their immediate families.

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Thursday May 07, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to explore drawing, painting, and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All materials are provided.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: April 16, 30; May 7, 21; June 4

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Wednesday May 13, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Begin art enrichment early in this FREE program for young children and their parents, combining storytelling, books and simple art activities with art in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

* A second session will be offered from 11 to 11:30 A.M. if there are more than 25 participants.

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Thursday May 21, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to explore drawing, painting, and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All materials are provided.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: April 16, 30; May 7, 21; June 4

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Tuesday June 02, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us in the studio to create a different art project each day. Explore a variety of art media, including collage, oil pastel & watercolor resist painting, and more. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 15 participants.

Instructors: Museum Education staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: June 2 and 4

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class; $8 members/$15 non-members for the series of two classes

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Thursday June 04, 2015

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to explore drawing, painting, and sculpture, using a variety of art materials. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult partner or parent. All materials are provided.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

Thursday: April 16, 30; May 7, 21; June 4

Instructor: Gloria Simons

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Thursday June 04, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us in the studio to create a different art project each day. Explore a variety of art media, including collage, oil pastel & watercolor resist painting, and more. All supplies are provided. Class size is limited to 15 participants.

Instructors: Museum Education staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: June 2 and 4

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class; $8 members/$15 non-members for the series of two classes

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Wednesday June 10, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Begin art enrichment early in this FREE program for young children and their parents, combining storytelling, books and simple art activities with art in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Education Staff and Docents

* A second session will be offered from 11 to 11:30 A.M. if there are more than 25 participants.

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Tuesday July 14, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Create a different art project each day, in connection with art on view in the Museum. Explore a variety of art media, including drawing with chalk and oil pastels, painting with tempera and watercolors, modeling with clay and more! Register for one class or the series of four classes.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: July 14, 16, 28, 30

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class;
$15 members/$35 non-members for the series of four classes

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Wednesday July 15, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Wednesday July 15, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Thursday July 16, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Create a different art project each day, in connection with art on view in the Museum. Explore a variety of art media, including drawing with chalk and oil pastels, painting with tempera and watercolors, modeling with clay and more! Register for one class or the series of four classes.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: July 14, 16, 28, 30

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class;
$15 members/$35 non-members for the series of four classes

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Tuesday July 28, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Create a different art project each day, in connection with art on view in the Museum. Explore a variety of art media, including drawing with chalk and oil pastels, painting with tempera and watercolors, modeling with clay and more! Register for one class or the series of four classes.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: July 14, 16, 28, 30

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class;
$15 members/$35 non-members for the series of four classes

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Thursday July 30, 2015

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Young Artists
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly, this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic techniques using a variety of media such as watercolors, tempera and acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage, and clay sculpture. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class size is limited to 12 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.

Thursday: July 30; August 13, 27; September 10, 24

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Thursday July 30, 2015

Summer Art Sampler
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Create a different art project each day, in connection with art on view in the Museum. Explore a variety of art media, including drawing with chalk and oil pastels, painting with tempera and watercolors, modeling with clay and more! Register for one class or the series of four classes.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday: July 14, 16, 28, 30

Cost: $5 members/$10 non-members for each class;
$15 members/$35 non-members for the series of four classes

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Wednesday August 12, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Wednesday August 12, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Thursday August 13, 2015

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Young Artists
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly, this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic techniques using a variety of media such as watercolors, tempera and acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage, and clay sculpture. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class size is limited to 12 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.

Thursday: July 30; August 13, 27; September 10, 24

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Thursday August 20, 2015

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Military Open House
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

All active, reserve, and retired military personnel and their families are invited to the Museum for an evening of family fun. Guests will enjoy art making activities, music and dinner catered by Wintzell’s Oyster House. The galleries and ARTWORKS will be open for everyone to enjoy. This event is our way of saying thank you for your service and is free of charge for all military families. For more information call 240.4333

The Museum is grateful to Wintzell’s Oyster House for sponsoring Military Open House.

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Thursday August 27, 2015

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Young Artists
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly, this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic techniques using a variety of media such as watercolors, tempera and acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage, and clay sculpture. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class size is limited to 12 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.

Thursday: July 30; August 13, 27; September 10, 24

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Thursday September 10, 2015

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Young Artists
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly, this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic techniques using a variety of media such as watercolors, tempera and acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage, and clay sculpture. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class size is limited to 12 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.

Thursday: July 30; August 13, 27; September 10, 24

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Wednesday September 16, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Wednesday September 16, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Thursday September 24, 2015

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Young Artists
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Twice monthly, this popular class offers an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic techniques using a variety of media such as watercolors, tempera and acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage, and clay sculpture. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class size is limited to 12 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 1:30 to 2:15 P.M.

Thursday: July 30; August 13, 27; September 10, 24

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Tuesday October 06, 2015

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Young Artists
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.

Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday October 14, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: October 14, November 18, December 9

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Wednesday October 14, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE program offers young children and their families special stories and simple art activities in the Museum galleries each month.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: July 15, August 12, September 16

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Tuesday October 20, 2015

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Young Artists
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.

Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday November 03, 2015

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Young Artists
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.

Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday November 17, 2015

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Young Artists
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.

Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday November 18, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: October 14, November 18, December 9

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Wednesday November 18, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: October 14, November 18, December 9

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Tuesday December 01, 2015

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Young Artists
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

The drawing, painting, and sculpture projects in this fun series of classes are designed especially for preschool children, to help them explore a wide variety of art materials and techniques. Sign up for one class or the entire series. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons

Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.

Tuesday: October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1

Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Saturday December 05, 2015

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Holiday Open House
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Museum invites you to an afternoon of holiday cheer at the 20th annual Holiday Open House. Local choral groups will be performing throughout the Museum and the studios will be bustling with holiday crafts including the ever-popular Reindeer Feed Bags. The galleries will be open, as will ARTWORKS. Be on the look out for a certain red-suited guest who will listen to all holiday wishes. There is no charge for Holiday Open House, but we encourage you to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots or canned goods for the Montgomery Area Food Bank.

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Sunday December 06, 2015

Holiday Batik Workshop (ages 6 and older)
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Use special silk paints and modified batik techniques to create a colorful pillow and hanging decoration as unique gifts or to add to your family’s holiday decorations. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby

Time: 2:30 to 4 P.M.
Sunday: December 6, 13, and 20
Cost: $65 members/$85 non-members for the series of three classes

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Wednesday December 09, 2015

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Tales for Tots
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: October 14, November 18, December 9

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Wednesday December 09, 2015

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Tales for Tots
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces young children to the basic elements of art through storybooks and simple art activities in the Museum galleries.

Instructors: Museum Education staff and Docents

Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.
(Each session is limited to a maximum of 25 participants)

Wednesday: October 14, November 18, December 9

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Sunday December 13, 2015

Holiday Batik Workshop (ages 6 and older)
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Use special silk paints and modified batik techniques to create a colorful pillow and hanging decoration as unique gifts or to add to your family’s holiday decorations. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby

Time: 2:30 to 4 P.M.
Sunday: December 6, 13, and 20
Cost: $65 members/$85 non-members for the series of three classes

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Sunday December 20, 2015

Holiday Batik Workshop (ages 6 and older)
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Use special silk paints and modified batik techniques to create a colorful pillow and hanging decoration as unique gifts or to add to your family’s holiday decorations. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Sarah Struby

Time: 2:30 to 4 P.M.
Sunday: December 6, 13, and 20
Cost: $65 members/$85 non-members for the series of three classes

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Tuesday December 29, 2015

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Holidays in the Studio (ages 6 and older)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Make art projects with a holiday theme in the studio and explore drawing, painting, and collage techniques! A different project will be featured each time. Class size is limited to 15 students. All supplies are provided.

Instructors: Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Tuesday, December 29 & Wednesday, December 30
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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Wednesday December 30, 2015

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Holidays in the Studio (ages 6 and older)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Make art projects with a holiday theme in the studio and explore drawing, painting, and collage techniques! A different project will be featured each time. Class size is limited to 15 students. All supplies are provided.

Instructors: Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Tuesday, December 29 & Wednesday, December 30
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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