Special Programs for Families

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guinness-demonstrationDaily Live Demonstration:
Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata
Every Tuesday – Sunday, 2:00PM
All Ages

Join us in the galleries for a historical overview and live demonstration of some of the mechanical musical instruments and automata from the Museum’s Murtogh D. Guinness Collection. This custom designed, 4300 sq.ft. permanent exhibit features 150 superb examples of early mechanical musical entertainment. From precious smalls that can fit in the palm of your hand, to the huge 9 foot tall European Dance Hall Orchestrion.

Free with Museum admission.

Image: Guinness Collection, Morris Museum.


Teddy Bear Tea 
Saturday, December 2
Seatings at:
11:00AM(Sold Out)
1:00PM
3:00PM

Savor scrumptious treats, enjoy a festive performance in the Bickford Theater and delight in a special visit from Santa, who brings gifts for each child. Perfect for families with children ages 3 to 8, this event offers a great opportunity for a holiday family photo.

Advance registration required.

Tickets:
Members: $25
Non-Members: $30


1:00PM Seating Tickets

Teddy Bear Tea (1:00PM, Members, Adult)
 
Teddy Bear Tea (1:00PM, Members. Child)
Teddy Bear Tea (1:00PM, Non-Members, Adult)
 
Teddy Bear Tea (1:00PM, Non-Members, Child)

3:00PM Seating Tickets

Teddy Bear Tea (3:00PM, Members, Adult)
 
Teddy Bear Tea (3:00PM, Members, Child)
Teddy Bear Tea (3:00PM, Non-Members, Adult)
 
Teddy Bear Tea (3:00PM, Non-Members, Child)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Monday, January 15, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by making a peace wreath. Handouts and  information about the life and mission of Martin Luther King Jr. will be available.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $3

 

The Mathematics and Design of Origami
Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Join us to make your own origami art piece! Students will be led in this craft by an origami expert and build their own unique structures by folding and connecting a variety of colored paper while discovering how this craft’s related mathematics is used in space, medical devices, and automotive airbags.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $3

Advance registration required:
morrismuseum.org/studio-art

 

Presidents Day
Monday, February 19, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Design a patriotic craft for all to enjoy. Claudia Lemmerz with Tough the Music will be presenting a patriotic program with musical instruments.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $3

Advance registration required:
[email protected]