On Saturday, July 14, from 10 - 11am, the Minnesota Marine Art Museum will hold a Family Storytelling program for families with children 10 and under to come enjoy the Museumís galleries in a unique way. This storytelling program will focus on lighthouses as a part of the Museumís Lighthouses and Legends exhibition. After stories are read in front of original artworks in the gallery, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a lighthouse-themed craft project led by Museum Curator of Education Heather Casper. Children are $2 each and adult caregivers are admitted free. Reservations are not required, but always appreciated for planning.
Toddler Tuesday is Tuesday, July 10th from 10:30am Ė Noon, and participants are invited to come and go as they please. The program takes place in the Museumís atrium, galleries, and education room. Participants can create toddler-friendly art projects, play with puppets, puzzles and musical instruments, as well as explore the artworks. Toddlers, ages 1-5 years, are $2 each and, as always, MMAM members are free. Adult caregivers are also admitted free.
For specific information about upcoming Museum exhibitions, events, and programs visit www.minnesotamarineart.org. There is always something new to experience at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, a nonprofit visual art center supported by over 1,000 members, donors, granters and sponsors from across the greater region. It is located at 800 Riverview Drive, surrounded by gardens on the Mississippi River in Winona. Gallery and Store hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10am Ė 5pm.