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Jun
26
Mon
Mad Art Scientist Summer Camp (Ages 5 – 7)
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm
2017 Summer Camps 1040 x 425

 

Teacher: Meghan Lacey

 

Discover the world of science through the arts. During this camp, participants will develop problem-solving skills and express personal creativity through a variety of projects. Focusing on subjects such as earth science, geology and physics, science will be brought to life through the artistic process. Campers will create sculptures, models, paintings, and more using various materials.
Jul
4
Tue
Independence Day – Museum CLOSED
Jul 4 all-day

In observance of Independence Day, The Museum will be closed and re-open during regular hour July 5, 2017.

 

Jul
7
Fri
Fantastic Friday
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Featuring: Bright Star Touring Company

Wacky duo Dustmop and Binny stumble upon an audience and decide to put on a play in “Upcycled Cinderella.”  Using household items, recycled objects, and physical comedy, Bright Star’s performers create hilarious characters, inventive settings and lively scenes that will activate the audience’s imagination.

 

Jul
10
Mon
Mad Art Scientist Summer Camp (Ages 11 – 13)
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
2017 Summer Camps 1040 x 425

 

Teacher: Laszlo Olah

 

Experiment, explore, and create during a week of scientific discovery as we explore the application of the scientific method in art! Campers will explore the museum each day and become inspired to create their own works of art and discover the scientific processes involved in creating artwork. Students will conduct explorations in chemistry as they create their own paint from scratch, ponder animal science as they create a hybrid creature, and more!
Jul
13
Thu
War Games (Hosted in partnership with the National Infantry Museum)
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for a night of gaming.  Invite your friends and family to choose from a wide range of World War I inspired board and video games.  Board games are suitable for ages 10 and up; video games are suitable for ages 17and up.  Snacks will be provided as they last.

Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

This program is held in conjunction with the “WWI” exhibition.

Jul
14
Fri
Fantastic Friday
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Featuring: Plays on the Go

Using acting, singing, and dancing, Plays on the Go will present tales from long ago featuring animal characters who talk and act like humans in “Fun Fables and Fantastic Folktales.”  With plenty of opportunity for audience participation, attendees will sing and dance their way through the show.

Jul
17
Mon
Art Time Machine Summer Camp (Ages 8 – 10)
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm
2017 Summer Camps 1040 x 425

 

Teacher: Laszlo Olah

 

Jump into the Columbus Museum’s Camp Time Machine and explore creativity through historic art. Your camper will gain inspiration from historic artwork and artists and produce hand crafted materials. Campers will explore different historic eras throughout the week making unique stops in time ranging from the colonial era, where they will create handmade paper, all the way to the present where they will create sculptures inspired by artist Dale Chihuly.
Access for the Arts
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

2017 Access for the Arts 1040 x 425 With Dates - summer

Access for the Arts is an art exploration program for individuals and caregivers with early stage Alzheimer’s. We offer monthly tours or hands-on art making sessions led by a Museum Educator.

Register by one week prior to each class.

Jul
20
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Enjoy live music performed by regional bands, guided tours, and our featured food truck as we bring arts and music together in one setting.


2017 Schedule 

 

July 20

Featuring: Snakebite Six

This band provides audiences with a taste of traditional New Orleans jazz. Get ready for a wide range of tunes that will have you tapping your feet, including standards of the genre such as “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “When the Saints Go Marching in.”

Gallery Tour: Permanent collection


 

August 3

Featuring: Wolf and Clover

Enjoy a blend American and Irish/Celtic music. Whistle player Stephanie Payne brings experience from the Florida State University Irish Music Ensemble as well as classical training in flute.  Fiddler Jessica Bennett’s strong country and bluegrass background and classical violin/viola training adds a distinguished southern flavor.  Multi-instrumentalists Justin Belew Matthew McCabe round out the band with their eclectic backgrounds and experience as both recording engineers and producers.

Gallery Tour: Permanent collection

 

 

Jul
21
Fri
Fantastic Friday
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

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The Pied Piper and Other Fantastic Tales

Featuring: Donna Wissinger

Flutist and storyteller Donna Wissinger draws children into a musical world that encourages active listening and imaginative thinking.  While weaving a piper’s spell with her golden flute, she mesmerizes the audience with stories of galloping horses, legendary heroes, and myths from faraway lands.

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