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Programs

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Homeschool Third Thursday

Family Friendly
Ticket Required
Where:
Museum of Art

 

Join us on the third Thursday of each month, 10:30am -12:30pm for a special day designed just for homeschool families. Facilitated stations designed to engage different age levels will be set up throughout the Museum of Art. Families are free to move through these stations at their own pace to enjoy and learn together as a family. 

Please note: 

► Each theme is offered for 2 months, select the date you will attend.
► Registration for each program opens 30 days prior to each program and will close when tickets are sold out.
► There is a limit of two adults per family. Additional adults will be required to purchase Museum Admission.

Schedule

August 15 & September 19
The Fabric of India

Join us to explore our latest exhibition, The Fabric of India, which explores the tradition of fabric production in India and how Indian textiles have been woven into religion, politics, and global trade for centuries. This month’s program will be heavy on hands-on components as we will explore dying, weaving, and design through projects in addition to viewing the exhibition.

October 17 & November 21
Collaboration in Art

This month, we are looking at examples of collaboration in our museum galleries. Collaboration can take many forms in the museum: sometimes it can be between two artists, sometimes it can be between the artist and viewer, and sometimes it can even take place unintentionally over time! Join us to learn more and create collaborative artwork together.

January 16 & February 20
Abstract Expressionism

This spring, we are excited to open two new exhibitions: one exploring abstract expressionism in general and another dedicated to artist Syd Solomon, a Sarasota resident who specialized in abstract art. For these Homeschool Third Thursdays, we will be exploring both exhibitions and then creating some abstract art of our own!

March 19 & April 16
Circus STEM

Join us to learn more about the science behind the circus! We will be exploring the Circus Museum and learning about the physics behind performers’ bodies, the technological developments that changed the circus, the engineering that coordinated the movements of the circus, and the math involved in running the circus day-to-day!

 

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