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Art Explorers: From Samurai to Seuss

July 10 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Decorate, weave, and fold paper to create samurai kimonos. Paint pictures where people, flowers, and animals dance and fly!

Earth’s Cool Creatures

July 10 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

Meet turtles face-to-face and learn their importance in the food web. Create your own diorama as you explore the enchanting world of coral reefs and the fascinating creatures that depend on them.

Wildlife Adventures

July 10 @ 9:00 am3:30 pm

We will pack up the lab and visit the shores of the Connecticut River at the Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge and hike the trails at the Fort River Wildlife Refuge for additional up close encounters with the natural world.

Ninjas and Mixed Media

July 10 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm

Using the museums’ collections and special exhibitions such as Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Samurai Heroes as our primary focus, students will create artwork from many types of subject matter.

Basic Drawing

July 10 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Lessons will focus on the fundamental elements of line, composition, proportion, spatial relationships, perspective, volume, light and shadow, and foreshortening.

Summer Science Sampler: Week 1

July 11 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Explore new and exciting treasures in art, history and science. Visit live animal exhibits and learn about creatures of the sea.

The ABC’s of Family Research & Genealogy

July 11 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Learn how to research your ancestry using the extensive resources available including genealogical websites. You’ll learn a great deal about researching, but keep in mind – it’s not all on the Internet!

Creative Writing class

Creative Writing and Memoir

July 12 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

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.

Beginning/Intermediate Oil Painting

July 12 @ 6:00 pm8:30 pm

All the fundamentals of oil painting will be covered–from canvas preparation to composition, color mixing and paint application.

Family Legacy: Preserving Memories in Print and Video

July 13 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

Why preserve our family stories and life experiences? How do we capture and preserve our legacies to share with others?

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