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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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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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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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Tuesday January 12, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 6:30 am

These fun classes for preschoolers with an adult partner help increase eye-hand coordination and creativity. Each class will explore beginning drawing, painting, ceramics, or sculpture, working with a variety of art materials. All supplies are provided. Classes are limited to 10 children and their parents. Register for one class or the series.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 8
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday January 13, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Wednesday January 13, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Tuesday January 26, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 6:30 am

These fun classes for preschoolers with an adult partner help increase eye-hand coordination and creativity. Each class will explore beginning drawing, painting, ceramics, or sculpture, working with a variety of art materials. All supplies are provided. Classes are limited to 10 children and their parents. Register for one class or the series.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 8
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday February 09, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 6:30 am

These fun classes for preschoolers with an adult partner help increase eye-hand coordination and creativity. Each class will explore beginning drawing, painting, ceramics, or sculpture, working with a variety of art materials. All supplies are provided. Classes are limited to 10 children and their parents. Register for one class or the series.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 8
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday February 17, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Wednesday February 17, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Tuesday February 23, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

These fun classes for preschoolers with an adult partner help increase eye-hand coordination and creativity. Each class will explore beginning drawing, painting, ceramics, or sculpture, working with a variety of art materials. All supplies are provided. Classes are limited to 10 children and their parents. Register for one class or the series.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 8
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday March 08, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 6:30 am

These fun classes for preschoolers with an adult partner help increase eye-hand coordination and creativity. Each class will explore beginning drawing, painting, ceramics, or sculpture, working with a variety of art materials. All supplies are provided. Classes are limited to 10 children and their parents. Register for one class or the series.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: January 12 & 26; February 9 & 23; March 8
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Saturday March 12, 2016

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

During this FREE event, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will share many different aspects of their heritage in fun and interactive ways for all ages!  There will be storytelling by the Poarch Creek Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, dance performances, tribal drumming, and artisans demonstrating their skills.  We will have hands-on basket weaving, medallion making, and creating in clay, all in the Poarch Creek tradition.

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Wednesday March 23, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Wednesday March 23, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Designed for children and a parent or adult partner, this FREE monthly program includes simple storybooks, a visit to the Museum galleries for inspiration, and related art activities.
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: January 13, February 17, March 23

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Tuesday April 05, 2016

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
Come join the Montgomery Museum in its production of The Art of Baking Puppet Show. Children are engaged as they visit a bakery run by colorful animals from different parts of the world. The characters show children how it takes everyone working together to turn the bakery’s yummy treats into art. Children learn that the bakery’s cakes are created using color, shape, and line.

Various works of art from MMFA’s collection make an appearance during this exciting production.

The Art of Baking will be available to the public for three days in April 2016, and is geared for three to six year olds. The April shows are by reservation only and are free. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

The Art of Baking Puppet Show

April 5, 6, and 7, 2016
9:30 and 10:45 A.M.

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Wednesday April 06, 2016

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
Come join the Montgomery Museum in its production of The Art of Baking Puppet Show. Children are engaged as they visit a bakery run by colorful animals from different parts of the world. The characters show children how it takes everyone working together to turn the bakery’s yummy treats into art. Children learn that the bakery’s cakes are created using color, shape, and line.

Various works of art from MMFA’s collection make an appearance during this exciting production.

The Art of Baking will be available to the public for three days in April 2016, and is geared for three to six year olds. The April shows are by reservation only and are free. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

The Art of Baking Puppet Show

April 5, 6, and 7, 2016
9:30 and 10:45 A.M.

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Wednesday April 06, 2016

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
Come join the Montgomery Museum in its production of The Art of Baking Puppet Show. Children are engaged as they visit a bakery run by colorful animals from different parts of the world. The characters show children how it takes everyone working together to turn the bakery’s yummy treats into art. Children learn that the bakery’s cakes are created using color, shape, and line.

Various works of art from MMFA’s collection make an appearance during this exciting production.

The Art of Baking will be available to the public for three days in April 2016, and is geared for three to six year olds. The April shows are by reservation only and are free. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

The Art of Baking Puppet Show

April 5, 6, and 7, 2016
9:30 and 10:45 A.M.

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Thursday April 07, 2016

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
Come join the Montgomery Museum in its production of The Art of Baking Puppet Show. Children are engaged as they visit a bakery run by colorful animals from different parts of the world. The characters show children how it takes everyone working together to turn the bakery’s yummy treats into art. Children learn that the bakery’s cakes are created using color, shape, and line.

Various works of art from MMFA’s collection make an appearance during this exciting production.

The Art of Baking will be available to the public for three days in April 2016, and is geared for three to six year olds. The April shows are by reservation only and are free. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

The Art of Baking Puppet Show

April 5, 6, and 7, 2016
9:30 and 10:45 A.M.

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Thursday April 07, 2016

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
Come join the Montgomery Museum in its production of The Art of Baking Puppet Show. Children are engaged as they visit a bakery run by colorful animals from different parts of the world. The characters show children how it takes everyone working together to turn the bakery’s yummy treats into art. Children learn that the bakery’s cakes are created using color, shape, and line.

Various works of art from MMFA’s collection make an appearance during this exciting production.

The Art of Baking will be available to the public for three days in April 2016, and is geared for three to six year olds. The April shows are by reservation only and are free. Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

The Art of Baking Puppet Show

April 5, 6, and 7, 2016
9:30 and 10:45 A.M.

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Friday April 08, 2016

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Homeschool Day
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Math at the Museum
April 8, 9 – 12

Homeschool families are invited to sign up for Math at the Museum.  Students will explore the use of geometry in works of art and the Museum itself and have the opportunity to create an original work of art based on the Fibonacci sequence.  Pre-school age children will also have the chance to explore the galleries, make art, and visit ARTWORKS.  Parents are encouraged to remain with the pre-school age children.  Registration is required and open until April 1, space permitting.  Please contact Brandy Morrison at edsecy@mmfa.org, 334-240-4365.  The event is free of charge.

Download the registration form here.

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Tuesday April 12, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday April 13, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday April 13, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday April 20, 2016

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Tuesday April 26, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 04, 2016

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Friday May 06, 2016

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

Year after year participants fill the Museum’s parking lot with inspired works of art during the Flimp Chalk Art Competition. The MMFA provides premium materials and a designated parking space to all who register on time for the contest. During the Flimp Festival, visitors enjoy the vivid chalk drawings on the asphalt gallery, and local celebrities judge the winners.

The drawing times for the Flimp Chalk Art Competition will be Friday, May 6 from 8A.M. to 5 P.M. and Saturday, May 7 from 8 to 10A.M., before the Festival begins. Contestants can work individually or in small groups of up to 4 participants. The registration deadline is Wednesday April 6, 2016. Please contact edsecy@mmfa.org for more information.

 

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Tuesday May 10, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Sunday May 22, 2016

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Art Museum Day 2016
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for the MMFA’s celebration of Art Museum Day 2016 with Jazz Jams and Family Art Affair.

From 2 to 4 P.M. listen to David Banks Gospel Jazz Ensemble in the Orientation Circle, and enjoy art making activities in the studio inspired by An Alternate Vision: Self-Taught Art of the Twentieth Century from the MMFA Collection. The exhibition is on view through June 19.

Please also help us celebrate the opening of the ARTWORKS Corridor Exhibition: Learning Through Art. The show will feature the artwork of 140 third and fourth grade students from Wares Ferry Road Elementary School who were enrolled in the MMFA Artist in Residence Program for the 2015-2016 school year.

The opening reception and student recognition ceremony will be held from 3 to 4:30 P.M.

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Tuesday May 24, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday May 25, 2016

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Play with Clay (ages 3 to 5 with an adult partner)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Working with clay offers an exciting tactile experience for young children. Parents can join in the fun in this beginning ceramics class. Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

 

Instructor: Donna Pickens and Education staff
Time: 2 to 3 P.M.
Wednesday: April 20; May 4, 11, 25
Cost: $40 members/$60 non-members for the series of four classes

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Tuesday June 07, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Give your young artist a head start with eye-hand coordination and learning about colors, lines, shapes, textures, and patterns. Each class offers a playful approach to drawing, painting, and sculpture. Sign up for one class or the whole series! Classes are limited to 10 children along with a parent or adult partner.

Instructor: Gloria Simons
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday: April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 7
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$32 members/$48 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday June 08, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday June 08, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to art in the Museum through special stories, books, and simple craft activities in the galleries.
Instructors: 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: April 13, May 11, June 8

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Wednesday July 06, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday July 06, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Tuesday July 19, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday August 02, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday August 10, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday August 10, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Tuesday August 16, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Thursday August 25, 2016

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

Military Open House EventAll active duty and reserve military, veterans and their immediate families are invited to the Museum for an evening of family fun. Guests will enjoy art-making activities, music, and dinner provided 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. It is FREE for all military families.

Military Open House is co-sponsored by Wintzell’s Oyster House.
For more information call 334.240.4333.

 

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Tuesday August 30, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Tuesday September 13, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
These popular classes offer an opportunity for parents and their preschool children to create art together and learn about basic elements of art (such as line, shape, texture, and color), drawing and painting techniques. Art projects are connected with works of art on view in the Museum. Classes are limited to 10 children and their adult partners. Sign up for one class or the series of classes.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesday: July 19; August 2, 16, 30; September 13
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class;
$35 members/$50 non-members for five classes

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Wednesday September 14, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday September 14, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program introduces preschoolers to the Museum through storybooks and simple craft activities that relate to different works of art in the Museum’s galleries each meeting. Two sessions are offered each month to accommodate a maximum of 25 participants/session.
Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: July 6, August 10, September 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Tuesday October 04, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Wednesday October 12, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday October 12, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Saturday October 15, 2016

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A Shakespeare Celebration!
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Family-Friendly, Blount Cultural Park Event
Saturday, October 15, noon – 7 P.M.

MMFA and ASF in collaboration will present a day for families to view the First Folio with offerings on the grounds of the theater including performances, creative children’s activities, artisan demonstrations, fight presentations, talks on Shakespeare, and more. Several arts activities (1 to 2 P.M. and 3 to 4 P.M.) will also be offered at the MMFA.

The day will begin at noon with a special Theater in the Mind Lecture on ASF’s Festival Stage in anticipation of a 2 P.M. performance of Gravedigger’s Tale. The First Folio will be on view at the Museum until 5 with related drop-in arts activities offered at the Museum from 1 – 2 and 3 – 4 PM. At these times young visitors will be invited to create their own paper Hamlet characters with costumes. Throughout the day, a variety of the entertainments listed above will be ongoing at ASF.

For tickets to the matinee of Gravedigger’s Tale, please visit ASF.net.

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Tuesday October 18, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Sunday October 23, 2016

Jazz Jams

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

The whole family is invited to this FREE Museum program where everyone can enjoy the background of Jazz Jams, a dynamic exhibition, and a related art activity and ballet spectacular.

Participants will be invited to explore the exhibition Federico Uribe: Transformart and create inventive 3-dimensional artwork with jazz performances ongoing. The afternoon will end with a dance interpretation of Uribe’s work by the Booker T. Washington Magnet High Dance Theater starting at 4 P.M.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Tuesday November 01, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Tuesday November 15, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday November 16, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Sunday November 20, 2016

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Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Saturday December 03, 2016

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

 

The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts invites you to a Saturday afternoon
of holiday cheer at the 21st annual Holiday Open House. Activities include
performances by local choral groups, festive studio activities, and carriage
rides. The galleries will be open, as will ARTWORKS. Be on the lookout 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.

Holiday Open House is sponsored by the BBVA Compass Foundation.

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Tuesday December 06, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Wednesday December 14, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Wednesday December 14, 2016

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Each month Tales for Tots focuses on a different work of art in the Museum’s galleries. This FREE monthly program engages preschoolers through storybooks and simple craft activities related to the artwork in focus.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff and Docents
Wednesday: October 12, November 16, December 14
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M.

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Tuesday December 20, 2016

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

This class for preschoolers with a parent or adult caregiver explores fundamental techniques and elements of art. Students create mixed-media artworks each session, introducing a range of materials and activities in order to meet individual needs. Activities may include color mixing, simple collage, drawing, or sculpting with basic 3-D materials. All projects are inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Sign up for one class or a series of classes. Class limit: 10 students with parents or caregivers.

Instructor: Museum Education Staff
Time: 3:45 to 4:45 P.M.
Tuesdays: October 4 and 18; November 1 and 15; and December 6 and 20.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class
$40 members/$60 non-members for the series of six classes

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Wednesday December 28, 2016

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

Enjoy the holiday season making festive creations through drawing, printmaking, and mixed-media collaging! Each class features a new project including holiday cards and winter scenes. Class size is limited to 16 participants. All supplies are provided.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesday: December 28
Thursday: December 29
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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Thursday December 29, 2016

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

Enjoy the holiday season making festive creations through drawing, printmaking, and mixed-media collaging! Each class features a new project including holiday cards and winter scenes. Class size is limited to 16 participants. All supplies are provided.

Instructors: Museum Education Staff
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.
Wednesday: December 28
Thursday: December 29
Cost: $5 members/$8 non-members for each class

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Tuesday January 10, 2017

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Sunday January 22, 2017

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Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Tuesday January 24, 2017

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
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 January 25, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday January 25, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday February 01, 2017

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Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Tuesday February 07, 2017

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
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 February 08, 2017

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Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday February 15, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday February 15, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Tuesday February 21, 2017

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
Cost: $8 members/$12 non-members for each class; $32 members/$48 non-members for the series of five classes

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Sunday February 26, 2017

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Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Sunday February 26, 2017

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Family Art Affair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

View the unique collaborative exhibition Sewn Together: Two Centuries of Alabama Quilts that displays traditional handmade quilts from the collections of both the Museum and the Alabama Department of Archives and History, then enjoy replicating quilting styles and themes in the studio, using textiles and colorful papers to make your own pattern designs to take home.

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Wednesday March 01, 2017

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Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Tuesday March 07, 2017

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Young Artists (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

In this introductory class, preschoolers learn about the elements of art through creating with a variety of materials. Projects are based on art from both the Museum’s collection and temporary exhibitions, and each class delves into multi-step processes to engage students in a range of activities from color mixing and collaging to printmaking and sculpting. Class size is limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies are provided.
Instructor: Laura Bocquin
Tuesdays: January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7
Time: 3:45 to 4:30 P.M.
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 March 08, 2017

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Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday March 15, 2017

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Clay Creations (ages 3 to 5 with an adult caregiver)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This exciting class for preschoolers inspired by the Museum exhibition Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, engages participants in sculpting natural forms in clay. With help from their adult caregivers, participants will enjoy forming clay sculptures that will be fired and glazed, and creating air dry clay pieces that they will paint with acrylics. Classes are limited to 10 children with an adult caregiver. All supplies provided.
Instructor: Donna Pickens
Time and Dates: 3:30 to 4:40 P. M.; Wednesdays, February 1, 8; March 1, 8, 15
Cost: $65 members/$90 nonmembers for the series of 5 classes

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
10:30 am - 11:00 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

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Tales for Tots (ages 2 to 5 with a parent or adult caregiver)
11:00 am - 11:30 am

This FREE monthly program helps develop early learning about art fundamentals as participants are engaged with storybooks and simple craft activities related to art on display in the galleries.
Instructors: Education Staff and Docents
Wednesdays: January 25, February 15, and March 22
Time: 10:30 to 11 A.M. and 11 to 11:30 A.M

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Sunday March 26, 2017

Jazz Jams

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Friday March 31, 2017

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American History Homeschool Event
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Museum will host its fifth annual event for the local homeschool community, offering interdisciplinary connections through engaging gallery tours and studio activities. Participants will traverse our country’s cultural development as represented in the Museum’s permanent collection, from Colonial and Early American portraiture, to romantic landscapes and simple country scenes as the nation industrialized, and increasingly new artistic styles that developed in stride with America’s cosmopolitanization. We welcome the whole family to participate, as activities will also be offered for preschoolers with their parents.

To register for the homeschool event, call Brandy Morrison at 334.240.4365 or email edsecy@mmfa.org. Please register for this event no later than March 24.

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Thursday April 06, 2017

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Thursday April 06, 2017

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Friday April 07, 2017

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The Art of Baking Puppet Show
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Friday April 07, 2017

Cast of Puppeteers

The Art of Baking Puppet Show
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Children will learn that “art is everywhere” from charming animals working in a bakery on stage. The characters demonstrate that their particular differences, talents, and skills allow them to work together in order to make tasty masterpieces. In the course of the show children will also identify shapes, primary colors, cool and warm colors, and patterns used in confections and what it takes to become an artist. The show is for three to six year olds.

The Puppet Show is sponsored by Winifred and Charles Stakely.

Advance reservations are required (taken on a first-come, first-serve basis). 200 seats per show.

Please note: Scheduled visits to ARTWORKS Gallery are not available on Puppet Show dates.

Please contact Jill Byrd at 334.240.4359 for more information.

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Sunday April 23, 2017

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Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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Sunday May 28, 2017

Jazz Jams

Jazz Jams
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Jazz Jams from 2-4pm in the Orientation Circle.  This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend.  Listen to the best jazz artists from the River Region perform or bring an instrument of your own and join in with the band!  Seating is limited, so arrive early for this great afternoon of live music.  Drop in the studios between 2-4pm and create art projects with your children designed around exhibitions in the Museum’s Temporary Galleries.  No reservations necessary.

The MMFA wants to thank the Alabama Roots Society for their partnership in making Jazz Jams possible.

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