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Science That Glows Sleepover March 31-April 1 Pgh

Science That Glows Sleepover     March 31-April 1, 2017 6p-9:30a     Pittsburgh
Bring your family or Scout troop for a night at the Science Center! What's inside a glow stick? Why do some things glow under a black light? Examine the science of luminescence and fluorescence as you carry out experiments and discover different ways to make objects glow.

Art Explosion: Pittsburgh Jan 28-Feb 26 Pgh

Hervé Tullet's Art Explosion: Pittsburgh    January 28 - February 26, 2017     Pgh
See the creative results inspired by world renowned children's book author, illustrator and artist Hervé Tullet's workshops at the Museum during a visit in October 2016.

Hervé selected and transformed many of the colorful, bold results of visitor artwork and integrated them with his own pieces to create a uniquely original installation with a one-month exclusive run.

Tullet’s trademark energetic illustrations combined with interactive storytelling have made him a beloved and best-selling author (“PRESS HERE!”, “LET’S PLAY”, “I Am Blop”). When he’s not creating new art in his studio and composing books, Tullet travels the globe to share his distinctive approach to creating art through his open-forum workshops inspiring children and adults around the world.and more of his own artwork, into an original installation

This exhibit is made possible in part by Winchester Thurston School.

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address: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children's Way, Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

One Fish, Two Fish Art Class May 6 Greensburg

Children's Art Class - One Fish, Two Fish      May 6, 2017  10am-12pm         Greensburg, Westmoreland County

Something’s fishy in the studio this day as we transform colorful plastic into tropical fish-shaped art. Our creations will swim away as pins, magnets and mobiles to brighten our terrestrial ecosystems.

Dino Day April 8 & 9 Camden

Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Family Festival   April 8 & 9, 2017  1-4pm   Camden Children's Garden, Camden, NJ

Celebrate dinosaurs and insects while digging for fossils in our popular Dino Garden. This festival includes educational activities, a fun planting activity, and themed crafts.

Hop into History: Painting Pittsburgh April 12 Pgh

Hop Into History: Painting Pittsburgh    April 12, 2017  10:30a      Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh has inspired artists for centuries and now it can inspire even the youngest artist! Explore the History Center’s current art exhibition, The Gift of Art, and create your own masterpiece. Hop into a fun exploration of the past as we play and explore together in this hands-on session designed for 2 – 5 year olds and their caregivers.

Andrew Wyeth: Restrospective June - Sept Chadds Ford

Andrew Wyeth in Retrospect June 24, 2017 to September 17, 2017   Chadds Ford, Delaware County

Andrew Wyeth was born in Chadds Ford Pennsylvania, and is arguably one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century.  The exhibit at the Brandywine details his life's work and it is a "must see" for students in art, or interested in art. 

Dolls' Day Out April 8 Doylestown

Dolls' Day Out   April 8, 2017   Mercer Museum, Doylestown, Bucks County

Gosh this is a super cute event for the little ones that love Dolls.   Dress up and bring your favorite doll to the Mercer Museum for a day on the town! And no, it does not have to be an American Girl Doll.