Hands-On Art: Responding to the Natural World

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Visit the In Harm’s Way exhibition and discover how recent hurricanes and other big storms have affected Long Island’s delicate shores.  Do you remember any big storms?  How did your family get ready and what would you do if your electricity stopped working? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your […]

Hands-On History: Mapping the Storm

December 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Visit the In Harm’s Way exhibition and learn about historic storms that have affected Long Island and surrounding areas.  Discuss storm preparation and enjoy crafts and experiments using weather as your inspiration. Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  Member discount available. Register for any four Hands-On History or Hands-On […]

Hands-On Art: Artists in Our Backyard

January 11, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Visit the LIMarts exhibition, Baby, It’s Cold Outside!  How would you describe winter?  Do you like to play outside in the snow or would you rather be inside by the fireplace, or on vacation where it’s warm? Use different materials to learn the elements of art and create your own wintery masterpiece. Recommended for students […]

Hands-On History: Sleigh Bells Ring

January 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Visit the Carriage Museum and explore the Pleasure Driving gallery on the lower level.  In the 19th century, Long Islanders used carriages pulled by horses to get around town.  But what about when it snowed?  See the beautifully decorated sleighs and imagine your own family sleigh.  What kind of pictures would it include?  Recommended for […]