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Mar
28
Thu
Follow Us: 100 Years of Fort Benning – Documentary Screening
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm

 

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Join us March 28th at 6 PM for a screening of “Follow Us: 100 Years of Fort Benning.”

The screening is FREE and open to the public.

The film, produced for the Maneuver Center of Excellence by Gepadeux Media, is in celebration of the Army post’s centennial. It traces the evolution of a small encampment on the banks of the Chattahoochee River into the world’s preeminent military training facility.

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The film features interviews with the Museum’s very own Curator of History, Rebecca Bush as well as the National Infantry Museum’s now-retired Director Frank Hanner.

Make sure you join us for this great event! RSVP by emailing marketing@columbusmuseum.com or calling 706-748-2562 ext 5410.

 

Mar
31
Sun
Pop-Up Art!
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Apr
13
Sat
Open Studio
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 

Participants will learn simple quilling techniques and will have the opportunity to complete a gallery scavenger hunt.

 

This event is FREE and is available while supplies last.

 

Please contact,  edu@columbusmuseum.com, 706.748.2562 ext. 2124 for questions.

May
9
Thu
STEAM Powered Educator Evening
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Let off some STEAM at this special event for educators and future educators. Participants will experience four miniature lessons that intersect history and art with science, technology, engineering and math. By the end of the evening, participants will walk away with four adaptable lesson plans that can be utilized in their classrooms, as well as samples of hands-on projects and ides for making STEAM connections in the classroom.

 

FREE EVENT,  specifically geared towards current educators and future educators.

 

Please contact  Jessamy South, 706-748-2562 ext. 6520 with questions.

Jun
10
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 8-10
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

 

June 10-14
Art and Science

Instructor: Kirsten Dunn
Calling all mad scientists! Join us for a week of exploration as we dive headfirst into what it means to CREATE art and unlock the mysteries and secrets that science can bring to the artist’s table. Your camper will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of mediums, as well as rediscover their favorite pieces within the Museum’s collection.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

Jun
17
Mon
Pre-K Summer Camp
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm

 

 

 

Amazing Animals
Instructor: Kirsten Dunn

Take a walk on the wild side! Does your child love learning about Earth’s creatures? From the biggest to the smallest, your child will play, create and explore everything to do with animals and art at the Museum! By the end of the week, each camper will have a new understanding of paint, sculpture and mixed media, all while getting to know some of their favorite animals.

Cost is: $60 for Members and $80 for Nonmembers.

 

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered. Pre-K Campers must be fully toilet trained and able to demonstrate full bathroom independence in order to attend any drop-off program.

Pre-K campers should bring a snack each day.

Jun
24
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 5-7
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

June 24-28
Passionate About Painting

Instructor: Liz Lovin
Grab your brushes, prepare your palettes and paint! In this camp, students will learn about different mediums including acrylic, watercolor and tempra. Campers will explore the Museum and gain inspiration from artists in the Museum’s permanent collection. Your young artists will leave camp with a variety of new art making skills and a passion for painting!

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

 

Jul
8
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 11-13
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

Mixed Media Madness
Instructor: Samantha Simmons

Come ready to get creative and learn about mixed media works and unleash your imagination as you construct your own works of art! Mixed media refers to artwork made with more than one traditional art medium. In this class, students will experiment with various visual art mediums and learn that artists can mix many materials to create beautiful works of art.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and a snack each day.

Jul
15
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 8-10
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

July 15-19
Sensational Sculpture

Instructor: Liz Lovin

Feeling a little flat? Leap off the page, go 3-D and join us for a fun week of exploring the art of sculpture! During this hands-on class your camper will discover a variety of traditional and non-traditional materials, visit the galleries and learn about many sculptural masteripieces. Campers will have the opportunity to explore sculptures from the Museum’s permanent collection to inspire their artwork as they learn to assemble, carve, craft and model a variety of sculpted art.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

Jul
22
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 5-7
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

 

July 22-26
Fun With Fiber

Instructor: Lesley Jakovcic
This camp will stretch camper’s imagination and skills. Students will learn to finger knit and sew a small stuffed animal, as well as learn about resist dying and hand stitching techniques. Campers will focus on several personal projects throughout the week.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

Register

 

Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

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