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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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Gallery & Quadrangle Activities

August 1 @ 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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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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Adult Fine Art Tour

August 1 @ 1:00 pm1:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
A general docent-led tour for adults who want to delve a little deeper into the collections in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season Supporter
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Color Theory in Oils

August 1 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Register by July 11 Enhance your color sensitivity and understanding of color interaction through color charts, still lifes and a variety of studio projects. Working with oils, students will explore aspects of color including hue, value, and intensity to discover…
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Introductory Drawing

August 2 @ 10:00 am12:30 pm
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Daily until August 18, 2016
Register by August 2 Learn to draw from observation and translate the 3D to the 2D. Explore and challenge the way we see to further our visual awareness. Using the formal elements of line, shape, texture, composition and value, we…
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Rube Tuesday

August 2 @ 10:15 am3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 9, 2016
Explore chain reactions through creating Rube Goldberg machines!  Build complicated contraptions that make simple jobs more complex - purely for fun and the joy of watching science in action. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank…
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Professor Knows A. Lot

August 2 @ 10:30 am12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 9, 2016,
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Come learn what she is up to at the Museums! Activities may include meeting a costumed character, face painting, magic, balloon animals, comedy, and getting to know the permanent collections. Free with museum admission! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust,…
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Family Science Adventures

August 2 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2016,
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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! Sponsor The Horace Moses Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Trustee Season…
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