Enjoy a room-size classic H-O model train layout created by members of the National Model Railroad Association Hub Division. Get tips on how to build your own model train layout and learn how to make scenery in demonstrations by model train engineers.
Get a jump start on your weekend with the Second Friday Program at the MIT Museum! The January 2014 Second Friday introduces visitors to MIT's +K12 Video Production Program and the students that continue to make it happen. Learn how MIT students from MIT+K-12 are changing the way that students learn. Students will demo live experiments to show how cool science can actually be - moving away from just memorizing equations and symbols out of a textbook. From color-changing chemical reactions to autonomous flying robots, we'll show you a different side of numbers and equations!
In “Crowning Glory” Wenham Museum celebrates the ultimate accessory—the hat. As the seasons change, the exhibit will follow suit with the hats on display, moving from delicate spring florals and pale felt fedoras to big bright flowers and hats to keep the summer rays away.
In September, the three-season celebration of the hat in West Gallery begins it's last chapter. Airy summer chapeaux will give way to the rich colors and textures of our collection of fall and winter hats--from luxurious velvet, padded silk, feather and fur to the humble hand-knitted stocking cap. Hats to keep you warm and hats to make you glamorous including a selection of over-the top cocktail hats and whimsies.
Get a jump start on your weekend with the Second Friday Program at the MIT Museum! Second Friday Programs are oriented for open exploration with opportunities to attend performances, demonstrations, and lectures through out the museum galleries. November's 2013's Second Friday will focus on food science. Featuring Kenji López-Alt, Chief Creative Officer of Seriouseats.com and members of Clover Food Lab.
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is welcoming colossal canine Clifford The Big Red Dog As part of the Books Alive program. Museum staff will be reading a variety of Clifford stories written by Norman Bridwell throughout the day. The big friendly dog himself will be popping in and out to greet children, exchange a hug or high-five, and pose for photos. There will also be a variety of dog-inspired literacy, math and creative activities for children to participate in.
Beep Beep! Honk Honk! Chuga-chuga-choo-choo! Chariots to race cars and pull-toys to wind-ups have made their way to the Wenham Museum, 132 Main Street, Wenham, MA for the brand new exhibition, Wheels: Getting from Here to There.
This interactive exhibit will give visitors an opportunity to see vintage antique toys, photos and a velocipede. “What’s a velocipede?” you may ask—well, find out at Wenham Museum’s engaging summer exhibit! Illustrate your own car of the future, climb into a kid-sized race car, and build and race your own Lego® car right in the gallery.
All are invited to the Northeastern University Marine Science Center Annual Open House! You'll learn from researchers about marine habitats, meet some of creatures living there and explore the habitat in real time. In addition to some faithful standards such as touch tanks and tours of East Point, the Center will be showcasing the work and talent of its research labs and academic programs. With a half dozen new faculty members in the past year, there’s a lot more to explore!
Come to the Lynn Museum and Historical Society for a free day of fun during Trails & Sails 2018! Enjoy a free day at the Museum while participating in Maritime activities and enjoying the ongoing exhibitions. On view in our galleries: Lynn History...; Greetings From Lynn: Postcard Views of the City; A Step Back in Time, displaying over 100 shoes on view; Lynn at Home in the Victorian Era; and Tying the Knot in Lynn, an exhibition of over 100 years of bridal fashion. Stay for the day and participate in arts and craft activities, knot tying demonstrations, storytelling and more! This day has something for everyone!
The American Textile History Museum in Lowell invites you to join them for a day of FREE admission featuring special "Color Revolution" - related activities for the whole family! Come participate in colorful crafts and demonstrations. Plus, go on a scavenger hunt through the Museum and meet Lulu, ATHM’s lovable woolly mascot!
Join Essex County Greenbelt Association the Cox Reservation in Essex, Massachusetts for an outdoor sculpture experience! 'FLIGHT', a large-scale public installation produced by award-winning sculptor Dale Rogers. Come see this wonderful display the blends into the beauty of the Essex River marshes as the backdrop! The size and scope of the sculpture make the experience fun and interactive, so bring the kids!