Family Programs

Apr
24
Thu
Animals Galore!
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wendell Minor PandaSCHOOL VACATION WEEK WORKSHOP
Animals Galore!
April 21 through 26 from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m.

Get inspired by the art on view! Find animals real and imagined in the Museum’s galleries and create a creature of your own design. Free with Museum admission.

Apr
25
Fri
Animals Galore!
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wendell Minor PandaSCHOOL VACATION WEEK WORKSHOP
Animals Galore!
April 21 through 26 from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m.

Get inspired by the art on view! Find animals real and imagined in the Museum’s galleries and create a creature of your own design. Free with Museum admission.

Apr
26
Sat
Animals Galore!
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wendell Minor PandaSCHOOL VACATION WEEK WORKSHOP
Animals Galore!
April 21 through 26 from 1 p.m. through 4 p.m.

Get inspired by the art on view! Find animals real and imagined in the Museum’s galleries and create a creature of your own design. Free with Museum admission.

Dynamic Duo! An Afternoon with Florence and Wendell Minor
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wendell Minor and Florence

Wendell Minor and Florence

FAMILY DAY AND BOOK SIGNING
Dynamic Duo! An Afternoon with Florence and Wendell Minor
Saturday, April 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Pandas, penguins, and pussy cats, oh my! Wendell and Florence Minor will offer readings and talks about the art on view in Wendell Minor’s America, with a book signing to follow. Enjoy an afternoon of music, art making, and more! Free with Museum admission.

May
2
Fri
Meet Rockwell’s Models
May 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Norman Rockwell's models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Norman Rockwell’s models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

First Friday of Each Month
Fridays, 
April 4, May 2, June 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences. Free with museum admission. 

April 4: Claire Williams

 

May
3
Sat
Monster Movie Night
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Frankenstein, 1931

Frankenstein, 1931

ART AND A MOVIE
Monster Movie Night
Saturday, May 3
5 p.m.

Meet Dracula, Frankenstein, King Kong, Godzilla, and other favorite monster movie stars of the 1930s and 1940s through the art of Murray Tinkelman, and enjoy this family-friendly evening of exhibit-inspired fun! A classic monster film and festive refreshments are sure to delight. Free with Museum admission; or $7 adults, $5 children; members free.

May
11
Sun
Take Mom to the Museum!
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mother_Tucking_Children_into_Bed-smCelebrate Mom today, with free admission for mothers, (always free for members!); gallery talks will share family themes in Rockwell’s paintings.

May
17
Sat
Meet Jackie Robinson
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
©Murray Tinkelman

©Murray Tinkelman

PERFORMANCE
Meet Jackie Robinson
Saturday, May 17
5 p.m.

This special first-person performance looks back at the life of beloved baseball icon Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), the American player who broke the color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. Before the program, relive the baseball’s golden age through Murray Tinkelman’s player-signed artworks, which are on view. Free with Museum admission; or $7 adults, $5 children; members free.

Jun
6
Fri
Meet Rockwell’s Models
Jun 6 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Norman Rockwell's models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Norman Rockwell’s models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

First Friday of Each Month
Fridays, 
April 4, May 2, June 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences. Free with museum admission. 

April 4: Claire Williams

 

Jun
14
Sat
Sock Hop and Classic Car Rally
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Murray_Car

©Murray Tinkelman

CRUISE DAY
Sock Hop and Classic Car Rally
Saturday, June 14
1p.m. to 5p.m.

Step back in time for during this fun-filled event inspired by the fabulous 1950s and the art of Murray Tinkelman. Classic cars, the popular music of the era, swing dancing with Berkshire Ballroom, and a talk by the artist at 2 p.m. will make you want to kick up your heels! Free with Museum admission.

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