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June 25, 2017 - July 24, 2017
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Medical Museum Science Cafe'; The Department of Defense Product Pipeline and R&D Efforts to Prevent Malaria External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
Without an FDA approved malaria vaccine and the rapid development of antimalarial drug resistance, the DOD must remain vigilant to develop the pharmaceutical countermeasures to prevent malaria in deployed US forces. WRAIR is an essential partner in the development of the world's first malaria vaccine. Join the director of the Military Malaria Research Program to hear about antimalarial drugs and vaccines coming onto the market. FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required. For more information, call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil
FREE
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil .
Friday, June 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ballet for Beginners
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Do you have a child who is eager to learn dance but has never taken a class? Come to The Children’s Museum in Easton for a great first dance class! This introductory ballet class allows room for self-expression while teaching basic positions and terminology in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Program begins on June 23 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am except for July 7.
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Dance Party
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
While you’re at The Museum, come boogie down and learn a variety of fun party dances during our weekly Dance Party from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Dance to the Macarena, the limbo, the Electric Slide, the Hokey Pokey, and many more!
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Monday, July 3, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sew Much Fun External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Learn the basics of the sewing machine! Weave on a loom and make a cool project to take home.
$9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Joel Lane Museum Historic Independence Day Open House External Event Page
Raleigh, North Carolina
The Joel Lane Museum House presents our 26th Annual Historic Independence Day Open House - An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration! The house will be open, staffed by costumed docents who will discuss the rooms and life in the 18th century. On the grounds, living historians will demonstrate various aspects of colonial life, and visitors will be able to participate in hands-on activities such as writing with a quill pen, trying colonial-era toys, and making rag dolls. Enjoy old-fashioned crafts and games for the children, and free lemonade for all. The garden will display its full summer glory, and herbs and plants from the gardens will be for sale. The Visitors Center and Museum Store will be open as well. Colonel Lane was a founding father of North Carolina's capital city and an officer in the Wake County militia during the American Revolutionary War.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; donations welcome.
For more information, please call 919-833-3431 or email joellane@bellsouth.net.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Special Independence Day Tour at the Medical Museum External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
"The Nation's Medical Museum -- Meeting Challenges through Innovation." This free, docent-led introductory tour highlights the remarkable changes in American medicine over the past 150 years, with a special focus on military medicine. Reservations recommended but not required; meet in the museum lobby at 1:00 pm.
Reservations recommended but not required; meet in the museum lobby at 1:00 pm.
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil .
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Tie Dye External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton
Add a splash of color to your wardrobe this summer! The Children’s Museum in Easton is hosting a tie dye drop-in day Wednesday, July 5 from 10am-3pm. Get ready to twist, tie, and color anything from t-shirts to pillow cases. Don’t have a plain t-shirt of your own? Buy one from us for just $5! Express your colorful personality through something you can wear!
$9 admission; members and children 1 year old and under are free
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Curious Creatures Drop-in Day External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton
Chinchillas, baby alligators, snakes, and many other unusual creatures will visit The Children’s Museum in Easton for Curious Creatures Drop-in Day on Thursday, July 6. Create creature-related crafts from 10am-3pm. Watch the shows at 11am and 1pm, and learn interesting about these unique creatures from a trained professional. Pet the animals and gain respect and knowledge about these unusual animals. Curious Creatures is one of the most loved and discussed Drop-in Days—it’s an event you don’t want to miss!
$9 admission; members and children 1 year old and under are free
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Civil War Lecture Series Harriet Tubman: Conductor, Spy, "General" External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
Harriet Tubman is most commonly known for her actions as a conductor in the Underground Railroad, repeatedly crossing into slave territory to lead enslaved friends and families to freedom. However, this is only one part of Tubman?s life. Between her work as an abolitionist and humanitarian, and serving as a nurse, scout and spy for the Union Army, Tubman spent her life fighting for freedom and justice. Join Laurie King as she delves into the life of Harriet Tubman and explores the endeavors of this American heroine.
Free with Museum Admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Monday, July 10, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sew Much Fun External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Learn the basics of the sewing machine! Weave on a loom and make a cool project to take home.
$9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Art Day External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton
Mimic the masters by transforming simple materials into works of art. Create masterpieces in the style of Van Gogh, Monet, and other artists. From 10am to noon, join the Balloon Fairy for a hands-on experience utilizing the magic and artistry of balloons. Explore concepts of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) while creating a balloon sculpture inspired by Dale Chihuly’s famous glass sculptures. Recommend for ages 5 & up.
$9 admission; members and children 1 and under are free
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Bigfoot Day  External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
On Thursday, July 13 from 10am-3pm join us at the Children’s Museum in Easton to investigate the legend of Bigfoot. Create a Bigfoot habitat that he’d be happy to call home. Also, test your skills in the Bigfoot obstacle course. At. 11am: Learn about New England wildlife and even meet some of its inhabitants during a special animal program presented by New England Reptile and Raptor. At 1pm you will have the chance to make your very own Bigfoot expedition kit (While supplies last). Help us celebrate our 25th anniversary with cake at 12:30pm. (While supplies last).
Admission is $9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Friday, July 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ballet for Beginners
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Do you have a child who is eager to learn dance but has never taken a class? Come to The Children’s Museum in Easton for a great first dance class! This introductory ballet class allows room for self-expression while teaching basic positions and terminology in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Program begins on June 23 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am except for July 7.
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Dance Party
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
While you’re at The Museum, come boogie down and learn a variety of fun party dances during our weekly Dance Party from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Dance to the Macarena, the limbo, the Electric Slide, the Hokey Pokey, and many more!
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Monday, July 17, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sew Much Fun External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Learn the basics of the sewing machine! Weave on a loom and make a cool project to take home.
$9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Friday, July 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Ballet for Beginners
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Do you have a child who is eager to learn dance but has never taken a class? Come to The Children’s Museum in Easton for a great first dance class! This introductory ballet class allows room for self-expression while teaching basic positions and terminology in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Program begins on June 23 from 10:00 am to 10:45 am except for July 7.
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sew Much Fun External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Learn the basics of the sewing machine! Weave on a loom and make a cool project to take home.
$9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Dance Party
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
While you’re at The Museum, come boogie down and learn a variety of fun party dances during our weekly Dance Party from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Dance to the Macarena, the limbo, the Electric Slide, the Hokey Pokey, and many more!
Admission is $9.00 per person; members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Monday, July 24, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sew Much Fun External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: Children's Museum in Easton
Learn the basics of the sewing machine! Weave on a loom and make a cool project to take home.
$9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.
For more information, please email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.

Exhibitions

Wed, May 27, 2015 - Mon, December 31, 2018
100 Years of Collecting External Event Page
Kinderhook, New York
Venue: CCHS Museum & Library building
Since its founding, Columbia County Historical Society has grown considerably with the acquisition of numerous collections objects, four historic properties, and the development of an active research library. Some of the Historical Society's early acquisitions are on view for the first time in many years; other institutional documents and objects will be on exhibit for the first time. In addition, new acquisitions, old favorites and often overlooked objects will be on display in our recently revitalized gallery spaces. ////// ////// Ongoing during Visitor Hours:see our website.
$5.00 Adults, FREE: Children, Students and CCHS Members
For more information, please call 518-758-9265
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Tour "Banksia" on the 4th Tuesday of every month External Event Page
Aiken, South Carolina
Venue: Banksia Property
Sign up for our tour and find out just how much the wonderful building we know as “Banksia” and the Aiken County Historical Museum has changed in its 85 years. The tour is on the 4th Tuesday, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., and is limited to 15. It is FREE, but you must have a reservation. If you can’t make the tour this month, don’t worry! The tour will be conducted on the 4th Tuesday of every month.
FREE with reservation
For more information, please email lwalker@aikencountysc.gov.
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Join us on the 3rd Tuesday for Ms Kathy’s Storytime External Event Page
Augusta, Georgia
Stories, songs, counting and dancing are all a part of Ms. Kathy’s storytime. Join us at 10:30 on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Maine Archives and Museums Annual Conference
Cumberland Center, Maine
Venue: to be announced
Maine Archives and Museums holds an annual conference each fall (Oct in 2016) with a day-long slate of listening, learning, networking, and more. The annual meeting of MAM's membership also takes place at the conference each year--this is your chance as a MAM member to vote on new officers or changes in policy, or to address issues that affect the organization and its membership. The conference offers a mixture of sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and a dynamic keynote address that will leave you feeling recharged, connected, and inspired with new ideas to assist you in the care and management of your collecting institution. Details to be announced.
www.mainemuseums.org/Conference
Wed, March 1 - Sat, December 23, 2017
STEM For Beginners is Every Thursday 10 - 11 am. External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton is located in the Old Fire Station at 9 Sullivan Avenue in North Eas
It is never too early to start teaching children about the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, also known as STEM. Preschoolers are invited to become young scientists and strengthen STEM skills through hands-on exploration. Come to the Museum on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and join us for STEM for Beginners. The Museum will be exploring different activities each week related to STEM that will encourage children to ask questions, ponder the unknown, and test ideas, giving them an edge up on science-based skills they will encounter later in school. Visit the Museum to learn more about STEM and enhance your child's education. For more information, please feel free to call, (508) 230-3789, or check out our website: www.childrensmuseumineaston.org
STEM For Beginners activities are free with Museum Admission.
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Thu, June 1 - Mon, September 4, 2017
$1 Admission This Summer at The Mariners' Museum and Park! External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
The Mariners' Museum and Park seeks to unite people.Through the stories told in the Museum's world-class collection, guests are encouraged to explore their own history and discover their story to see how we are all connected to the water and, through the water, each other. Admission to the Museum will be reduced to $1 per person for the entire summer to engage as many people as possible because, through our maritime heritage, we are one community.
$1 Admission
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Sun, June 11 - Fri, August 11, 2017
Valton Murray Exhibition External Event Page
Milledgeville, Georgia
Venue: The John Marlor Arts Center
Mr. Murray’s works feature vivid, hand-mixed colors, and are framed in antique wooden frames. His unique style captures memories from his childhood home and the South. Mr. Murray’s works have been featured on greeting cards, postage stamps, and in a children’s novel, titled Tale of the Old Maypop Tree. His works have been awarded wins at numerous art shows across the country, and have been shown at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. Please stop by the Marlor Center to see the great exhibit.
A smile and an apprehension of Art!!
For more information, please call 478-332-6079 or email alliedarts@milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Sun, June 11 - Sun, September 3, 2017
Exquisite Miniatures: The Art of Wes & Rachelle Siegrist  External Event Page
Montezuma, Kansas
The Stauth Museum will be hosting two very special exhibitions over the summer. They are vastly different in technique, content, and scope of work yet they are similar in the astonishing detail, complexity, and extraordinary skill needed to create each work of art. /////// Exquisite Miniatures: The Art of Wes & Rachelle Siegrist. Wes & Rachelle are an American husband and wife team who mesmerize viewers with miniature paintings so exquisitely crafted that they are often mistaken for tiny photographs. These ?tiny treasures" typically measure less than 9 square inches and appear even more detailed when viewed under magnification! The exhibition consists of 50 signature paintings including portraits, landscapes, wildlife and still-lifes and more. They both have the incredible ability to convey the feeling of a larger canvass in miniature. Produced by David J. Wagner, Ph. D. Curator/Tour Director. ////// We are expecting many groups for this exhibit, so please call in advance to schedule groups of 5 or more. Tours/groups welcome by appointment, contact 620-846-2527 for information or to set up a tour. Museum hours: Tue -Sat 9-12 1-4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30. We are closed on Mondays and all major holidays including Independence Day. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help pay for this outstanding,
Free: Donations Appreciated
For more information, please call 620-846-2527 or email stauthm@ucom.net.
Sun, June 11 - Sun, September 3, 2017
Unique, Creative Visions: The Art of Jessie Montez External Event Page
Montezuma, Kansas
The Stauth Museum will be hosting two very special exhibitions over the summer. They are vastly different in technique, content, and scope of work yet they are similar in the astonishing detail, complexity, and extraordinary skill needed to create each work of art. ////// Unique, Creative Visions: The Art of Jessie Montes -- Jessie, a western Kansas folk artist, creates his artwork from corrugated paperboard (cardboard). With no formal education, no schooling in art, and no previous history of art-making, Mr. Montes created complex visual statements with simple materials. Looking for a way to relax after his son and daughter were called to duty in the Persian Gulf War, he started cutting cardboard and experimented with different designs and themes on frames for their pictures. Soon he began to fill in the frames with landscapes, designs and portraits. 3-dimensional sculptures came soon after that and his artistic career in this unique medium was launched. Using only modest tools of cardboard cut in 1/4 strips, tweezers, a sharp razor blade and paste, his subject matter includes a mixture of ethnic and social influences, architectural themes, and popular culture. Jessie Montes (1935-2013) ////// We are expecting many groups for this exhibit, so please call in advance to schedule groups of 5 or more. Tours/groups welcome by appointment, contact 620-846-2527 for information or to set up a tour. Museum hours: Tue -Sat 9-12 1-4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30. We are closed on Mondays and all major holidays including Independence Day. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help pay for this outstanding,
Free: Donations Appreciated
For more information, please call 620-846-2527 or email stauthm@ucom.net.
Wed, July 12 - Sat, July 15, 2017
Celebrate our Strong Roots and Thriving Communities in Des Moines! External Event Page
Des Moines, Iowa
Venue: Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown
The Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) and Iowa Museums Association (IMA) invite you to join us in Des Moines, Iowa on July 12-15, 2017 to celebrate the long history of museums in the Midwest and explore the role and impact of museums in their communities. As seen in Des Moines, museums working collaboratively with other organizations can transform a city into a vibrant arts community and help it to become a destination for young and old. The 2017 AMM Annual Conference and Meeting “Strong Roots and Thriving Communities” will include a diverse line-up of workshops, sessions, events, and keynote speakers. We will also be bringing back Community Flash Talks featuring Iowa movers and shakers as well as introducing a few new activities in the spirit of our theme of “community,” including group yoga in the morning and an emerging professional networking event. We hope you will join us in Des Moines and encourage you to register early, as events and workshops sell out quickly.
Wed, July 12 - Sat, July 15, 2017
Association of Midwest Museums 2017 Conference External Event Page
Des Moines, Iowa
Venue: Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown,
The Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) and Iowa Museums Association (IMA) invite you to join us in Des Moines, Iowa on July 12-15, 2017 to celebrate the long history of museums in the Midwest and explore the role and impact of museums in their communities. As seen in Des Moines, museums working collaboratively with other organizations can transform a city into a vibrant arts community and help it to become a destination for young and old. The 2017 AMM Annual Conference and Meeting “Strong Roots and Thriving Communities” will include a diverse line-up of workshops, sessions, events, and keynote speakers. We will also be bringing back Community Flash Talks featuring Iowa movers and shakers as well as introducing a few new activities in the spirit of our theme of “community,” including group yoga in the morning and an emerging professional networking event.

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