Vacation Ventures

Wednesday, February 19 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

It’s all about snow! With inspiration from books such as Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, children will create winter themed art using various media from watercolor to collage. For students in grades 1 through 3. $25 per program/$20 for members. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Vacation Ventures

Thursday, April 9 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

See trees in a whole new way through this arts and science inspired program. Using Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax as inspiration, students will create art and science projects while learning about the importance of our native trees. For students in grades 1 through 3. $25 per program/$20 for members. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Museum Scholars

Join us for an exciting after-school museum course! Students will join museum educators for an exploration of galleries and exhibits on view at LIM. Gallery experiences will introduce art and history concepts that students will integrate into their own creative process in our studio. The five week course culminates with a student curated exhibit and reception for families to attend; students will leave with a portfolio of their work. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. $95/ non-members, $85/members for 5 session course

Classes meet on Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Grades K-2

Session I – (Register by Feb. 25):  March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2
Session II – (Register by April 7):  April 16, 23, 30, May 7 & 14

Museum Stories

First Saturdays March – June from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join us for our new museum-centered family reading club! Read a selected fiction novel for young readers with your family, and on the first Saturday of every month, join museum educators in a themed exploration of galleries and historic buildings using the story as a springboard for discovery! What connections can you make between fantasy and real life history and art that surround us?

March 7 – The Ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman (Carriage Museum) suggested grades 4-7

April 4 – The Secret School by Avi (Schoolhouse) suggested grades 3-5

May 2 – Fair Weather by
Richard Peck (Carriage Expo) suggested grades 6-8

June 6 – From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (Art Museum/Sculptures) suggested grades 3-5

Space is limited. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. General admission to the museum is included in ticket price: $15 per family, up to 4 people.