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For Teens: Pottery & Sculpture

July 28 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm
|Recurring Program (See all)
Daily until July 29, 2016
Register by July 27 Special exhibits at the museums will inspire you to create a unique garden sculpture such as a fountain, toad stools, mini bird bath or decorative butterfly. Explore the basics of wheel throwing, including centering the clay…
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Gallery & Quadrangle Activities

July 28 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm
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Daily until August 12, 2016
Interact with the collections in new and different ways. Activities vary daily. Check our Welcome Center for listings. Programs include: Photo Play: Handle cameras from the 20th century through present, learn the science behind photography, and get a copy of…
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Outdoor Art Festival

July 28 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm
A fun-filled, one day event for the entire family.  Create artwork using a wide variety of mediums, make connections to the museum’s collections, and be an exhibitor in our pop-up outdoor museum. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses…
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Time Travel: Ancient Adventures

July 29 @ 9:00 am1:00 pm
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Daily until July 29, 2016
Register by July 25 Jump into the time machine to check out Samurai weaponry, ancient Roman and Greek statues, and a mummy case. Create your own Greek sculpture, warrior shields, “gold” Roman coins, and a jewel chest. Along the way,…
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Performance: Cinderella

July 29 @ 11:00 am11:45 am
Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30” marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. The story unfolds as the pages of a giant book open to reveal each beautifully painted setting –…
Moses sculpture with family in the background

Family Art Tours

July 29 @ 12:30 pm1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2016
Explore the collections of the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts and George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum with a friendly docent. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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Precious Metal Clay & the Art of Silver Jewelry

July 30 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm
Precious Metal Clay® is pulverized silver mixed with water and an organic, non-toxic binder. Learn how to turn it into exquisite silver jewelry beginning with formed, rolled and stamped techniques, through the final firing and polishing process. Produce 2-3 pairs…

Beginning Oil Painting

August 1 @ 10:00 am12:30 pm
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Daily until August 17, 2016
Register by August 1 Become acquainted with a variety of oil painting materials as you explore basic color theory and the effects of light. Working from direct observation, examine different approaches to painting and learn to develop a personal response…
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Chalk Drawings

August 1 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Come watch artist in residence David Krawcyzk draw an animal on the theme of the week and create your own chalk drawing.  (Weather permitting; may be rescheduled to Tuesday or Wednesday.) Free with museum admission! Republican photo by Frederick Gore…
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Music in the Museums

August 1 @ 11:00 am11:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016,
and Once on August 5, 2016
Sing along with Mr. Zach and learn about the world of animals.  Designed at kids four and under, but older siblings are welcome. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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