Through storytelling and artifact examination, students learn about Pieter Claesen, a Dutch immigrant who arrived in the New World as an indentured servant and became one of the most prominent landowners of Colonial times. The program includes a choice of one of the following hands-on activities: butter-churning, quill-writing with berry ...
This tour focuses on the museum's building itself, which was designed by architect Cass Gilbert and completed in 1907.
This interactive exhibition lets children experience what happens when archaeologists unearth artifacts and analyze them, looking for clues about life in the past.
In this retelling of the classic childrens' story, a feisty young girl named Ricitos enters a small house in the woods looking for food and a place to nap only to find that the house is owned by a family of bears. Performed in Spanish and English.
A party atmosphere reigns on the first Saturday of the month at one of the country's oldest and largest art museums. Patrons of all ages can view the world-renowned permanent collections and special exhibits or attend the evening's events, which include films, performances and a dance party.