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September 2016

Today: Thursday, September 29

MUSEUM OPEN

The museum is open today. Be sure to check out the Gallery 6 art exhibition on view on the ramp up to the second floor, as well as all the great art happenings going on in the MUSE Studio. MUSE topics and themes change weekly, so there's alway something new going on. Every day the museum is open, there are at least 3 different educator-led activities, challenges or opportunities for exploration scheduled at various times throughout the day. And of course, there are always the fun exhibits. Questions about your visit? Call 603-742-2002.

Junior Science Class: Ocean Fun

This Fall, junior scientists, ages 3.5-5, will be learning all about the sea - from the salt to the sand to the amazing creatures that call the ocean home. This session of junior science will be packed with interactive hands-on experiments, theme inspired crafts and fancy scientific vocabulary! Classes are $60 for Members and $70 for Non-members. Pre-registration is required. Call 603-742-2002 to register.

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Toddlerfest

Now that the big kids are back in school, it’s time for our young visitors to rule the roost and enjoy a variety of exciting activities and mini-workshops geared just for them and their caregivers. Toddlerfest offers guests ages 0-5 the chance to experience music and movement, science, art and storytelling while caregivers learn how these experiences relate to their child’s cognitive growth and development. All Toddlerfest programs are free with museum admission.

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Makin' A Mess Art Class

Brandy, an art therapist from The Sonatina Center, will be visiting to explore hands-on activitie and crafts (all about pumpkins!) that highlight the benefits of art therapy. Art Therapy encourages exploration of materials and techniques that highlight imagination and creative thinking. Join her for a special art class from 11-11:45am. This event is included with regular museum admission and free for members as part of our Toddlerfest celebration.

Child Life Specialist Visit

Alison Virpolo, a child life specialist from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, will be visiting to answer child development questions in our Primary Place exhibit. This event is included with regular museum admission and free for members as part of our Toddlerfest celebration.

Homeschool Science: Let's Get Moving! Laws of Motion & More

Homeschool students, ages 6-8, will explore motion, gravity, action and reaction and more in this session of science. Young scientists will explore Newton’s three laws with hands-on activities and experiments, and in doing so, be introduced to many important basics of physics. Classes are $60 for Members and $70 for Non-members. Pre-registration is required. Call 603-742-2002 to register.

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STEAM Lab: Glorious Goop!

What is this fantastical substance that acts like a liquid AND a solid? Find out today in the STEAM Lab!

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