Family Studio: Arts & Science Projects

Creative activities weekends inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and art and science professionals.
Frohawk Two Feathers Art Projects EVERY weekend.
Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children.

Art Projects          Saturdays & Sundays     1 - 4 pm

Make fairy tale character hand puppets.

Make costume crowns and hats.

Make costume capes.

Summer Teaching Artist — Sarah Divi

A fiber artist, Sarah Divi designed the costumes for Gallery Stage performances. Join her on Sundays, June 28, July 12, August 16, and September 20 in Art Projects to make a costume, dress up, and walk through the ENVY exhibition, which features costumes! Junior Docents lead additional workshops.


Science Projects          Saturdays    1 - 4 pm

July & August: Icy Worlds
As the New Horizons spacecraft flies by the Pluto system, we fill in information on our giant Pluto globe.

September: Harvest Moon
Learn moon phases and get a moon-observing booklet.

A Performance for Families

Sat, Aug 15     5 pm

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters
An African tale of ENVY presented by Youth Theatre Interactions.

Build Fairy Houses

June 28 - September 5
1 - 4 pm
Saturdays and Sundays

Decorate the Courtyard!
Use materials from the earth to build houses from your favorite fairy tales. Each weekend build a new house with new materials.

Gallery Stage

July 12 - Aug 23
1 & 3 pm
7 Sundays
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival performers. 30-minute stories.
Adapted by Mona Z. Smith. Directed by Katie Hartke-Quinn.

Snow White
July 12, 19 & 26

The Evil Queen envies her beautiful stepdaughter, Snow White, and plots to poison her. A true love’s kiss is her only hope

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
August 2 & 9

An envious King Oberon conjures magic and mischief to win his queen back

August 16 & 23

A wicked stepmother and envious stepsisters force Cinderella to serve them. A fairy godmother, a royal ball, and a glass slipper turn the tables.