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Wire Trees with Amanda Tinker

Join artist Amanda Tinker for wire tree making in MakeLab. Use wire cutters and round nose pliers to bend wire into naturalistic tree forms. Learn tips and tricks to streamline the process and add your own flair.

This activity has four separate sessions, starting at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

No registration necessary, spots are available on a first come, first served basis. During each session Amanda will demonstrate her tree making process and then provide advice and support as your create your own.

This process involves fine motor skills, extended concentration, and repetitive motion and is best suited for visitors ages 9+. Free with admission.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

Wire Trees with Amanda Tinker

Join artist Amanda Tinker for wire tree making in MakeLab. Use wire cutters and round nose pliers to bend wire into naturalistic tree forms. Learn tips and tricks to streamline the process and add your own flair.

This activity has four separate sessions, starting at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

No registration necessary, spots are available on a first come, first served basis. During each session Amanda will demonstrate her tree making process and then provide advice and support as your create your own.

This process involves fine motor skills, extended concentration, and repetitive motion and is best suited for visitors ages 9+. Free with admission.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

studio storytime

Studio Storytime: The Hike 

Join us in the Studio to explore summer through story telling. This week, we will read The Hike  by Alison Farrell, and fill our own nature journals. 

nursery sensory play: clay

Nursery Sensory Play: Clay

Join Aermine and Sabrina in the Nursery to explore how different forms of clay look, feel, or even smell! Learners can practice molding, sculpting, or squishing the different kinds of clay. 

This program is designed with our youngest visitors in mind, to support cognitive growth and give them an opportunity to develop motor skills, but all visitors are welcome to join. Sensory play can also be calming and soothing.

studio storytime

Studio Storytime: The Extraordinary Gardener

Join us in the Studio to explore nature through story telling. This week, we will read The Extraordinary Gardener  by Sam Boughton, and try planting our own radish seeds. 

studio storytime

Studio Storytime:  Have You Ever Seen a Flower? 

Join us in the Studio to explore nature through story telling. This week, we will read Have You Ever Seen a Flower  by Shawn Harris, and create our own wire flower sculptures. 

Presented as part of Remake Learning Days; learn more at remakelearningdays.org

studio storytime

Studio Storytime:  The Honeybee

Join us in the Studio to explore nature through story telling. This week, we will read The Honeybee  by Kristen Hall, and create our own bee houses. 

Presented as part of Remake Learning Days; learn more at remakelearningdays.org

MAKESHOP: Nature Weaving

Join us in MAKESHOP to explore weaving with natural materials. Use sticks, vines, grasses and more as both warp and weft for weaving.

Presented as part of Remake Learning Days; learn more at remakelearningdays.org

nursery sensory play: is it paint?

Nursery Sensory Play: Is It Paint? Natural Pigments

Join Aermine and Sabrina in the Nursery to explore how different natural pigments can be used to create paint! Learners will use commonly found household items for their exploration and will have the opportunity to smell and feel their paintings. 

Visitors will use items like spices, teabags, and water to create with. 

This program is designed with our youngest visitors in mind, to support cognitive growth and give them an opportunity to develop motor skills, but all visitors are welcome to join. Sensory play can also be calming and soothing.