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Events July 22, 2014

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Myths & Fables (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Myths & Fables (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

Before Care: Myths & Fables, Once Upon a Time

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

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Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

After Care: Myths & Fables, Once Upon a Time

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

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After Care, from 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., allows families to pick up campers until 5:30 p.m.. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until families arrive.

Before and After Care: Myths & Fables, Once Upon a Time

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–05:30 PM

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Before and After Care allows families to drop off campers beginning at 8 a.m. and pick up campers until 5:30 p.m. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects.


Featured Events

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Contour and Continuous Drawing

Date: 11/22/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: 12/05/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book Stand Up Straight and Sing! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Tickets $25 (includes one book).

Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture

Date: 12/11/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present “Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture.” During this engaging talk, Dr. Tiballi will explore the production of ancient American textiles, examine their significance, and discuss their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.

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