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February School Vacation Week

Sat, 02/16/2019 -
13:00 to 15:00
Sat, February 16th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sun, February 17th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tue, February 19th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Wed, February 20th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Thu, February 21st, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fri, February 22nd, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sat, February 23rd, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sun, February 24th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

This year over February School Vacation Week, we’re celebrating Black History Month! Stop by the Museum to check out our special exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow and join us for a drop-in art activity that celebrates African American heroes.

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Presidents Day: Cocoa with the Founders

Mon, 02/18/2019 -
13:00 to 16:00
Mon, February 18th, 2019 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

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LIVE IN CONCERT! "The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge"

Sun, 02/03/2019 -
11:00 to 12:00
Sun, February 3rd, 2019 |
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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$20
Members price: 
$17
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Presidential Scholars

Sun, 02/23/2020 -
11:00 to 12:30
Sun, February 23rd, 2020 |
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Presidential Scholars – Calling All Middle Schoolers!
Students age 11 - 14

Sundays: February 23, March 1, 8, and 15; 11 am–12:30 pm
Please note students must commit to all four classes.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards with Sharon Draper (RESCHEDULED)

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Sharon Draper
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 13:00
Sat, January 19th, 2019 | 1:00 pm


Note: This event has been rescheduled to April 6
 

Please note: This event is FREE with Museum Admission. We strongly encourage families to purchase Museum Admission tickets in advance as space is limited. Any remaining, day-of tickets will be issued to Museum visitors on a first come-first, served basis.   

Recommended for ages 8 and up

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Family Benefit Party

Sun, 01/13/2019 -
16:00 to 19:00
Sun, January 13th, 2019 |
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Making Magic

Wed, 12/26/2018 -
14:00 to 16:00
Wed, December 26th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thu, December 27th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fri, December 28th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sat, December 29th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sun, December 30th, 2018 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Tue, January 1st, 2019 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages welcome

Attention magic lovers: Join us to celebrate Harry Potter: A History of Magic by creating a magical craft during School Vacation Week activity hours! Try your hand at wand making, potion brewing, deciphering ciphers, and more. Also, make your very own Hogwarts house badge! Activities rotate throughout the run of vacation week, so come back again and again.

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Veterans Day: Freedoms and Food in WWII

Mon, 11/12/2018 -
13:00 to 15:00
Mon, November 12th, 2018 |
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, learn all about the World War II era. Stop by the Museum  to experience immersive family activities exploring the daily lives of soldiers and food on the warfront and home front. All visitors enjoy a free, tasty treat invented for WWII soldiers—M&Ms!

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Writing Historical Fantasy with Writopia Labs

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Fri, 12/07/2018 -
16:00 to 20:00
Fri, December 7th, 2018 |
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Ages 11–13
$125 per student
($100 per Member)

Includes instruction and materials, plus admission to Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition

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Writing Historical Fantasy with Writopia Labs

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Fri, 11/16/2018 -
16:00 to 20:00
Fri, November 16th, 2018 |
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Ages 8–10
$125 per student
($100 per Member)

Includes instruction and materials, plus admission to Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition

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