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Microworlds & Microscopes

October 1 @ 10:00 am12:30 pm
Discover fascinating creatures and microscopic structures in a drop of water. Learn how to use a microscope, view pre-made slides, and make your own slides with live biological specimens. Instructor: Kevin Kopchynski Ages: 8-11 One Class: October 1 Register Now

Family Science Adventures

October 1 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm
|Recurring Program (See all)
Daily until May 28, 2017

Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you! Free with museum admission!

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Painting with Acrylics

October 3 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Explore the often overlooked benefits of painting with acrylics. Techniques such as glazing and how to use acrylics’ unique properties as an advantage will be explored. Various materials, paints, and supplies will be presented so students will be prepared to…

Science Explorations

October 4 @ 10:00 am11:30 am
Great for Home Schoolers! Explore new and exciting areas of Science each week. From dinosaurs and pre-historic creatures to live reptiles and amphibians. Learn about ancient man, nature and the secrets of deep space. Hands-on activities and visits to special…
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Intermediate Oil Painting

October 4 @ 10:00 am12:30 pm
Instruction will include how to create three dimensional effects, balance and unify painting composition, strengthen brush handling and color mixing skills. Subject matter includes still life, drapery, flowers and landscape. Supply list provided. Instructor: Maureen Cotti Seven Classes: October 4,…

Peabody Essex Museum

October 5 @ 7:30 am6:00 pm
Register by September 23! Tour the Peabody Essex Museum and the special exhibit American Impressionist: Childe Hassam and the Isles of Shoals. This exhibition features more than 40 oil paintings and watercolors dating from the late 1880s to 1912. We…
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Intro to Oil Painting

October 5 @ 6:00 pm8:30 pm
All the fundamentals of oil painting will be covered--from canvas preparation to planning a composition, color mixing and paint application from start to finish. Supply list provided. Instructor: Maureen Cotti Seven Classes: October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9,…

Mornings at the Museum with Mom or Dad

October 6 @ 10:00 am11:30 am
With a parent or guardian, toddlers will learn how to look, interact, behave and discover new places as they explore a special exhibit or particular gallery in the museums each week. Hands-on activities, crafts, games and stories will stimulate young…

Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Nature and Fantasy in Italian Renaissance Art

October 6 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm
The inventive and amusing paintings of Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526-1593) dazzled the courts of Europe. His imaginative combinations of fruits, vegetables, and flowers create allegorical portraits of emperors and witty caricatures of their courtiers, which won him the highest artistic honors…

Culture & Cocktails: Oktoberfest – The Art of the Brew

October 6 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Shake up your museum experience with an eclectic mix of culinary treats and cultural entertainment! Our popular annual beer tasting and homebrew competition.

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