Posts Categorized: Education

Au-Some Evenings Return

Au-Some Evenings are held the second Friday of every month from 5:30-8:00. With different themes each month activities include music, gym time, quiet spaces, therapy dogs and free play in the museum. These evenings are free for families with members on the autism spectrum thanks to the generosity of the Hamister and Garrison Family Foundations. The next fall Au-Some Evenings Read more about Au-Some Evenings Return »

February Break Week

Looking for something fun AND educational for your kids to do this February Break Week? Bring the whole family to Explore & More for a week long Arts celebration. Children and their caregivers will explore a different art projects each day from February 19th – February 23rd. Activities will be hosted in our workshop room from 11:00am – 2:00pm. These Read more about February Break Week »

Lunar New Year Celebration Recap

What a week we had celebrating the Lunar New Year over the February break! Each day children tasted dumplings, cookies, and green tea, created a Lunar New Year themed craft, practiced writing Chinese characters, and had their name written in Chinese. Throughout the week children created dragon puppets, clay pottery, and Beijing Opera Masks in our workshop room. On the Read more about Lunar New Year Celebration Recap »

The Educational Value of Field Trips

Taking students to cultural institutions can have a lasting impact. The field trip is a longstanding tradition in American public education. Students pile into yellow buses to visit a variety of cultural institutions including art, natural history, children’s and science museums as well as, theaters, zoos and historical sites. Today, culturally enriching field trips are on the decline. The decision Read more about The Educational Value of Field Trips »