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Youth & Family Programs

APRIL VACATION WEEK

We're open on Patriots Day, Monday, April 21st!

 

Wool Felting Fun                 

Friday, April 18; 1:00 – 3:30 pm

Members: $20, Non – Members: $25

Register by: Sunday, April 6

Learn to craft a palm–sized felted animal to take home, along with some tools and instructions so you can continue to craft with confidence. Art instructor Margaurita Spear will teach you how to work with unspun wool roving and a few other easy to find materials. Ages 8+    

 

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Community Art Pop-Up Studio

Family Discovery Gallery

Tuesday – Friday, April 22 – 25

Morning and afternoon sessions

Included with admission

Join in the fun with our community art projects: Caps of Color Mural, Poetry Month Matters, and 3D Fantasia.The project schedule will be posted on our Facebook page and in the museum. All ages.

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Which Way Does the Wind Blow?

Thursday, April 24; 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Included with admission Drop–ins welcome

In the story of Mary Poppins, this magical nanny blows in on the East wind to help the Banks family. Work with recycled materials to create your own wind vane to measure a change in the weather and to see if Mary Poppins is coming to visit you! This STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) program will help children explore the wonder of the wind. Ages 3+ 

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Silhouette Artist Carol Lebeaux

April 25, 26 and 27; 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

$33 per silhouette, $12 for a copy, $5 matting

Reservations are recommended. Walk ins are welcome.

New England Silhouette Artist Carol Lebeaux creates hand–cut heirloom portraits done

from a sitting or photograph. Reserve your 10-minute appointment by phone or

online. Children, adults or pets (photo only for pets). All ages.

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Mary Poppins™ Movie

Two Showings

Wednesday, April 30 at2:30 pm

Sunday, May 4 at 1:00 pm

Included with admission  

Charming, magical, full of whimsy and delight, Mary Poppins is a family film well-loved even

50 years after its debut in 1964. Join the Wenham Museum for a screening of this practically perfect film and sing along with Mary, Bert and the Banks family. All ages

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Wenham Museum Spectrum Express

The first Sunday of each month; 9 am

Sunday, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3

September 7, October 5, November 2 and December 7
Included with admission
Adults: Included with museum admission

Wenham Museum welcomes families with members on the autism spectrum to come enjoy the model railroad trains and their other favorite exhibits at a special time. On the first Sunday of each month the museum will open exclusively for these families at 9 a.m. at regular admission prices or free for members. The museum opens to the general public at 10 a.m. Wenham Spectrum Express participants are welcome to stay or leave at their own discretion.

Sponsored by Danversbank Charitable Foundation Inc.

Pre-visit: Download the museum floor plans in advance of your visit:
Lower gallery floor plan
Upper gallery floor plan

If you have any questions you can email mary.mcdonald@wenhammuseum.org or call our Welcome Desk at 978-468-2377. Check out the Family Discovery Gallery.

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SAVE THE DATE!

Wenham Museum Annual Underwood Faery Festival

Saturday, June 28; 11 am – 3 pm

(Rain date June 29)Included with admissionRegister by Wednesday, June 25 

Spread your wings and let the faery in you fly!  

Calling all fairies, elves, gnomes, tree nymphs and forest folk to the faery festival at the Wenham Museum. Wear your own fanciful finery, or borrow some of ours when you get your portrait taken by Underwood Photography Studio. Skip around our maypole then whisk away to a faery craft tent, a faery garden tent, a story and games tent, as well as a pavilion for young knights in training and friendly dragons.

Tea Parties will be held on the hour and photo shoots will be scheduled upon your arrival.

Learn more about our friends at Underwood Photography

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