Workshops & Classes

Valentine Card-Making Party

Walk-ups are welcome.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

10:00 am - 11:30 am

$12 per child (Members $10.20); Adults free. Museum admission extra, not required

(Ages 3 and up with an adult; up to 2 children per adult)

Make unlimited valentines for your family, friends, or classmates! All materials are provided.

Space is limited; registration recommended. Walk-ins accepted as space allows. Please note: Museum admission is not included in workshop price.

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CANCELED: Leap Before You Look: Writing Games Involving Chance, Collaboration, and Surprise

Friday, February 7, 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for this generative workshop exploring a range of Surrealist writing games involving chance, collaboration, and surprise! Approaching writing with a sense of play and wonder, we will attempt to say the unexpected, unlock the door to the unconscious, and release our collective creativity. Adults of all ages and writing experiences are welcome! (Ages 16 and up)

Maira Kalman, Illustration for Chicken Soup, Boots (Viking Penguin). Courtesy ofJulie Saul Gallery, New York. © 1993 Maira Kalman.

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Homeschool Workshop: Paper Marbling

Thursday, February 6, 2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages 6-12 with accompanying adult. Experiment with materials such as dish soap, shaving cream, and paint to create your own highly patterned and colorful marbled papers! Maximum number of children per adult is 3, accompanying adults are free and invited to join in.

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Make a Mobile Workshop

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ages 16 and up. Create your own mobile using a variety of textured papers, found materials, and adhesives in this evening workshop led by The Carle's Art Educators. We'll construct mobiles that move and play with light, perfect for hanging in your home, workplace, or giving as a gift.

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Once Upon a Memory: Writing from Personal and Family History

Friday, March 6, 2020

1:30 pm - 3:00 on

President of Modern Memoirs, Inc., Megan St. Marie, will provide a brief overview of her company's services aimed at documenting, researching, preserving, and publishing personal and family histories. She will then offer promts to invite participants to draw on their own memories and family histories in order to engage in writing and life-review work as a means of deepening familial connections and fostering self-discovery.

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Exploring Diversity in Picture Books

Friday, March 27, 2020

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 (3 PDPs) In this workshop we will examine how to use picture books to provide "mirrors and windows" that reflect readers' identities and open their eyes to the world beyond their lived experiences.

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