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Basic Drawing

July 26 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 9, 2016
Register by July 12 Lessons will focus on the fundamental elements of line, composition, proportion, spatial relationships, perspective, volume, light and shadow, and foreshortening. Basic skills, work habits, color theory and motivational techniques to produce complete and finished drawings will…
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Time Travel: Ancient Adventures

July 27 @ 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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For Teens: Pottery & Sculpture

July 27 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm
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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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Creative Writing and Memoir

July 27 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 10, 2016
Register by July 13 Both the novice and serious writer will find a comfortable spot in this group. Participants work with memoir, personal essay, poetry, short stories, novels, or just a creative exploration with words. We’ll write in response to…
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Gallery & Quadrangle Activities

July 27 @ 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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Zoo on the Go

July 27 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 10, 2016
Meet some of the animals that call the Forest Park Zoo home. Learn about their special adaptations, habitats, behavior, diets, and status in the wild. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season…
Creative Writing class

Creative Writing: The Art of Revision

July 27 @ 1:30 pm3:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 10, 2016
Register by July 13 Would you like some meaningful and constructive feedback on your writing so you can send it out for publication? This manuscript critiquing workshop welcomes all levels of writers. A professional writing coach and editor, Jan Sadler…
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Disneynature Film: Chimpanzee

July 27 @ 2:00 pm3:20 pm
Journey deep into the African rainforest and meet Oscar, an adorable young chimp with an entertaining approach to life, and a remarkable story of individual triumph and family bonds. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank…
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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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History Cart

July 28 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 11, 2016
Get hands on with artifacts from years past in the Wood Museum of Springfield History. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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