Calendar

Sep
15
Sat
Artful Babies
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Pre-registration is required|Ages 6-24 months and caregivers

Babies love art!  Join us for this special 3-part program and learn how to explore the world of art with your infant.  During each session, we will explore a different theme and discover what infants are drawn to during their museum visit.  Each session includes a playtime to explore books and hands-on objects as well as an art activity for caregivers.  Space is limited, so sign up today!

Featured theme: High Contrast Images

Sep
22
Sat
Mini Makers
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Pre-registration is required | Ages 2-4 and caregivers

Your child will discover their inner artist during our Mini Maker program!  During each session of this 3-part series, children will learn about art through story time, songs, and games.  Each session includes a chance to explore new art materials and create mini masterpieces to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

September 22: What is a museum?

Oct
14
Sun
Synovus Fall Festival
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for our annual Fall Festival, get out your art passport, and join us as we travel the world learning about art and artists who were born or traveled abroad!  Stop by the art making stations, participate in our annual costume contest, go on a gallery scavenger hunt, and more!  Additional crafts and activities will be provided by Coca-Cola Space Science Center, SPARK Art, National Infantry Museum, Liberty Theater, Passion Works Dance Academy, and Columbus Public Library. Need to take a break from the fun?  The food truck court will be back!

Oct
20
Sat
Artful Babies
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Babies love art!  Join us for this special 3-part program and learn how to explore the world of art with your infant.  During each session, we will explore a different theme and discover what infants are drawn to during their museum visit.  Each session includes a playtime to explore books and hands-on objects as well as an art activity for caregivers.  Space is limited, so sign up today!

Featured theme: Faces

Oct
27
Sat
Mini Makers
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Pre-registration required | Ages 2-4 and caregivers

Your child will discover their inner artist during our Mini Maker program!  During each session of this 3-part series, children will learn about art through story time, songs, and games.  Each session includes a chance to explore new art materials and create mini masterpieces to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

Register by September 14;

October 27: Color

 

 

Nov
2
Fri
Dream, Design, and Play: The Puppet Project Contest Due
Nov 2 all-day

Contest for children ages 10 and under.

The Museum needs your creative art skills!  Break out your pencils, crayons, markers and other art supplies and design a puppet that you would like to see featured in our Transformations Family Interactive Gallery.  Eight designs will be selected by a panel of judges and made into real puppets that you and your friends can play with in Transformations!  Puppet designs should be turned in on an 8 ½”x11” sheet of paper and should include an entry form that can be printed off from our web site.  All entries must submitted by 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2018.

Entries should be sent to:

Dream, Design and Play
Columbus Museum
1251 Wynnton Road
Columbus, GA 31906

Nov
3
Sat
Parent and Child Workshop
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Pre-registration required | Ages 5-7 and caregivers

Instructor: Lesley Jakovcic

Sign up your family, put on your aprons, and get creative in the Studio!  Participants in this family workshop will get creative with clay as they learn about the work of artist Eddie Dominguez, work with the instructor to learn techniques and tips about working with this natural material, and create their own one-of-a-kind creation to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

Nov
10
Sat
Artful Babies
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Pre-registration Required | Ages 6-24 months and caregivers

Babies love art!  Join us for this special 3-part program and learn how to explore the world of art with your infant.  During each session, we will explore a different theme and discover what infants are drawn to during their museum visit.  Each session includes a playtime to explore books and hands-on objects as well as an art activity for caregivers.  Space is limited, so sign up today!

November 10: Texture

Nov
17
Sat
Mini Makers
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Pre-registration required | Ages 2-4 and caregivers

Your child will discover their inner artist during our Mini Maker program!  During each session of this 3-part series, children will learn about art through story time, songs, and games.  Each session includes a chance to explore new art materials and create mini masterpieces to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

November 17: Shapes

Fantastic Beasts and the Galleries They Hide In
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wands out! An exciting new message has arrived via Owl Post.  Find all the unique and fantastic beasts in the museum during this fun family event!   Create a wand, make friends with your own bow truckle, and learn to make potions. Our experienced Hogwarts graduates will guide you around the galleries. Wear your best wizarding robes and let our sorting hat tell you what Hogwarts house you belong in and more!

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