Anna Hibiscus is so happy she's afraid she might explode! Discover why she's cheerful as we read , by Nigerian storyteller Atinuke. Decorate your own "good cheer jar" to take home. Part of the Mother's Day Brunch at PEM.
Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art that encourages people to look at art SLOWLY. At PEM the goal is to get "inspired not tired." We'll give families fun suggestions and sketching activities to make looking at art slowly a great sharing experience.
Join PEM to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of 3,020 cherry blossom trees as a gift to the United States to honor the nations' growing friendship. We'll create our own cherry blossoms to take home and welcome spring!
The lookout signals, the cannon fires — what happens next? Artworks can tell stories without words, and sometimes books do, too! Find out how this works as we read David Wiesner's Sector 7 (), and learn to "storyboard" like an illustrator with guest artist Katy Bratun. Reservations by March 16!
In a unique collaboration between the NH Association for the Blind and the NH Art Association, the Children's Museum of New Hampshire is hosting an exhibit titled 'Art Beyond Vision' through May 28, 2012. This curated collection of textural paintings, fiber arts and sculpture welcomes visitors to open their minds to a fresh new way of experiencing the beauty of art.
On Saturday, March 10, nationally known fiber artist and weaver Sarah Haskell will lead a 90-minute creative workshop for children age 7 or older and their parents at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire. Each participating parent/child pair will transform a simple plastic container into a beautiful work of art using textural materials. Pre-registration for this workshop is required.
As the world is just beginning, First Woman seeks to write laws in the sky in patterns of stars. When Coyote offers his help, things go awry. Listen to this Navajo story retold in Jerrie Oughton's book How the Stars Fell into the Sky, and design a constellation shadowbox with your own star pattern.
Why would you buy candies for Valentine's Day when you can make your own? Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to Children's Activity Room at the Newburyport Public Library for a Candy making and cookie decorating workshop! Whether it is for someone else or yourself, these sweets will always taste better than store bought!
Kids will hear a story, then use clay to sculpt a character from the book! Hear the story "" by Ursula LeGuin where a boy is rescued by his sister after being captured by trolls. After the story, local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a troll!