Thursday, April 26, 2012

FAMILY ACTIVITIES @ THE MORRIS MUSEUM

Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown,
973.971.3700
http://www.morrismuseum.org/ 
ADMISSION: $10 Adults, $7 Children, $7 Seniors
Children under 3 years of age are FREE

 

Mechanical Musical Instruments Demonstrations
WHEN: Wednesdays - Sundays at 2 PM
Enjoy a live, interactive demonstration of the exhibition Musical Machines & Living Dolls.

Dino Day Family Festival   
WHEN:
Saturday, April 28, 11 AM – 4 PM
ADMISSION:
Free with museum admission
Visit our permanent exhibition, Digging Dinosaurs, and learn all about the lives of dinosaurs, featuring Hadrosaurus foulkii, the NJ State Dinosaur!

At 12:30 and 2:30 Sing with the Dinosaur Troubador and 15-foot long Mighty T.rex (courtesy Field Station: Dinosaurs).

Drop in activities all day include: make your own dinosaur puppet, climb into a dinosaur nest and learn about baby dinosaurs, reconstruct a dinosaur skeleton, touch a real Hadrosaurus egg, and much more.

Harmony in Clay Ding VaseClay Day Family Festival 
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 11 AM – 4 PM
ADMISSION: Free with museum admission

Celebrate Chinese arts, crafts and culture, with exciting performances and intriguing hands-on activities, including making a clay pot, decorating a dragon, making paper dragons and paper lanterns. A master Chinese calligrapher will demonstrate his craft from 12:30-2:00 PM, and Celadon Youth Music Ensemble will perform at 3:00 PM.

Children's Studio Art Workshops:

  • Funny Face Sand Casting Workshop (ages 5-10) 
    WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 9:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Sculpey Dogs Driving Cars! (ages 6-10) 
    WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 9:30 - 11:00 AM

Young sculptors will bring home a project with each workshop. Instructor Don Thieberger has been teaching children the art of pottery sculpting for over 20 years.  For more information on Studio Art workshops click here.