Archive for Museums

Free Fun Fridays

Fridays during the summer brings us Free Fun Fridays. Museums all over the Commonwealth are free to visit on Fridays. You can read all about it here.  I have always wanted to go to the Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, and Old Deerfield. They are all on the list. Maybe this year I will

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Upcoming Events at the Eric Carle Museum

H/T HCH@yahoogroups.com and the Eric Carle Museum website IN THE READING LIBRARY Toddler and Preschooler Play Series: Open Book, Open Play January 27, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 3, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 10, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am Free with Museum Admission (Toddlers and Preschoolers with parents/caregivers/teachers) Share picture books at story time in

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Storytime at the Eric Carle Museum

  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 West Bay Road Amherst, MA 01002 413.559.6307 Special Storytime: Jonathan Bean October 30, 2016 2:00pm Free with Museum Admission In Real Cowboys, Kate Hoefler’s realistic and poetic picture book debut about the wide open West, the myth of rowdy, rough-riding cowboys and cowgirls is remade.

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Upcoming Events throughout the Area

At the Eric Carle Museum At the Gaylord Library PaintBox Theatre Holyoke Codes At Jones Library: Dance A Story–  learn about storytelling through movement-no previous dance experience needed. Sign up by calling 413-259-3091 or kids@joneslibrary.org   July 6  (age 3-5) 10:30 to 11:15am   July 7 (ages 6-10) 10:30am to 11:15am   July 8 (ages

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Events at the Springfield Museums This Week

Every Monday through Friday, families will find a schedule packed with hands-on art and science activities live animal demonstrations, and family entertainment for all ages. All free with museum admission! This week’s highlights: Tuesday, July 5 – Interactive reading of I Can Help with author David Hyde Costello Wednesday, July 6 – Forest Park Zoo

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Local History Through Food

H/T Hilltown Families Exhibit Chronicles Northampton History Through Food Interested in the history of food? Take a peak at the new exhibit in Northampton. Come see how people produced and sold food and how people cooked and ate it, through the years. The exhibition is curated by Barbara B. Blumenthal, a member of Historic Northampton’s

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Museum Adventures: Beneski Museum

Discovery and “Wow” Moments at the Beneski Museum From February 16-19, 2016, families can enjoy student docent–guided tours at 11am and 1pm daily. Scavenger hunts for the whole family will be available throughout the entire month. Admission is always free. The Beneski Museum of Natural History in Amherst is one of New England’s largest natural

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Upcoming Events Around the Area

From an email received from HCH: Upcoming Learn Local, Play Local Events: Ice Skating to Cross-Country Skiing. American Art to Storytelling Arts. West African Textiles to Silk History… These are just a few of the community-based learning highlights we’re featuring this week! Peruse our list below and make plans to get out into your community

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Meet Curious George This Friday

WGBY DAY AT THE MUSEUMS Double the Fun and Double the Learning with Curious George! Friday, August 14   Free with museum admission! Bring the family and enjoy lots of fun and educational activities including appearances by Curious George, coloring and crafts activities, giveaways, and a whole lot more. Meet Curious George. 10, 10:45 and

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Art in the Evening at Smith College

Connect with us at the next Second Fridays at SCMA as the Museum stays open late for our monthly participation in Northampton’s Arts Night Out. It’s always free and always fun, with hands-on art making for all ages inspired by works on view (4-6pm), light refreshments (while they last), and at 6pm, a special opportunity

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