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Hands-On-History: United States History

07/01/2017 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Join a Museum Educator every Saturday for story followed by a related art activity. Free for participating children. Caregivers must pay general museum admission.

July 1st – Join us for an afternoon with “The Rocket’s Red Glare: Celebrating the History of the Star Spangled Banner” and create a flag inspired work of art.

July 15th – Learn about the Statue of Liberty, how it stands today as a symbol of freedom, and why it took more than a decade to build. Design your liberty crown and torch.

July 22nd –Learn about the principles on which our country was founded with “The Story of America’s Birthday” and create a patriotic windsock.

July 29th – How much do you know about the Liberty Bell? Learn about one of America’s great symbols as you get to make your own bell out of paper collage.


*** Weekend programming not available on second Saturdays due to Free Family Fun Days and it is subject to change without notice.

Image via flickr/ricketyus


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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