Small Explorers Program

New Jersey State Museum

Feb 16, 2019

Kids explore African-American artists.  with a focus on Jacob Lawrence and Romaire Bearden.  Read “Jake Makes a World” by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts and visit the American Perspectives gallery to view “The Museum Lesson” by Jacob Lawrence and “Gramophone Years” by Romaire Bearden.  Then head back to the STEAM Center for painting and collage...

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Battle for the Ages: Pirate vs. Viking

Independence Seaport Museum

Feb 16, 2019

One day. Two locations. Who will end up victorious? Independence Seaport Museum and The Franklin Institute present “Battle for the Ages: Pirate vs. Viking.” Cheer for your favorite on the sidelines and engage in themed crafts including sword making. Follow the battle as pirate and vikings duel on two battlefields, looking to claim once and for all domination of Philadelphia. The...

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Read & Romp: One

National Liberty Museum

Feb 16, 2019

Join us with your little learner, ages 2-6, for Read & Romp, an exciting hour of imaginative storytelling, interactive games, and creative crafts in the Museum’s galleries. Read & Romps are held twice a week, on Monday and Saturday mornings. Learn about the “story of the week” and choose the day that works best for you! Snacks and Museum admission are included. On...

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Into the Mural

Meg Saligman Studio

Feb 16, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019

Visitors will expand reality and enter a new realm as they as they get a behind the scenes peek at artists creating new public work and then journey Into the Mural to adventure room to room on a creative voyage with a 45-minute artsy scavenger hunt. Explore the depths of the artist’s closet, delight in participatory art-making using light and shadow, watch animated characters come to life...

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Night Flight: Courtship: For the Love of Birds

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Feb 16, 2019

Learn about bird courtship and mating behavior featuring feathered friends from Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections. Meet a bird collecting shiny objects to attract a mate, participate in a “mock” bird mating dance-off, and take a lesson in culinary love from the silvery-cheeked hornbill. Live bird encounters and interactions, bird themed games, crafts and activities, and...

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Free February

National Museum of American Jewish History

Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 28, 2019

Dedicated to exploring the history of the Jewish people through artifacts, stories and interactive media, the museum features programming for all ages. This is an ideal opportunity to view its core exhibit, a three-and-a-half-floor, centuries-spanning timeline that chronicles the experiences of Jews who immigrated to the United States. And don’t miss the Only in America...

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Presidents Day Weekend

National Constitution Center

Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Visitors participate in a presidential festival while learning about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander in chief. Throughout the weekend, the Center will host a variety of entertaining, educational programs for the whole family, including presidential trivia where visitors can test their knowledge of America’s 45 presidents, craft stations and story corners....

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Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia

Museum of the American Revolution

Feb 16, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The interactive playscape reveals connections between the city and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding. Through playful interactives, scenic environments and facilitated games, visitors will actively engage in the challenges of founding and maintaining a country and will be inspired to carry these lessons forward as they face the challenges of...

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