*Penn Museum Homeschool Day ARCHAEOLOGICAL ADVENTURES: CONSERVATION AND MUSEUM CAREERS
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – 10:00-3:00
$15 per child. One adult per family and children ages 3 and under are free. Additional adults are $15 each.
Explore the extensive Museum Archives, go on a guided tour, visit conservators at work In the Artifact Lab, and join a hands-on workshop about conservation practices. Find out more about museum careers by meeting a variety of Penn Museum professionals from an educator, to a curator, to an exhibition designer.
Programs and Activities for The Mediterranean World
Pick and choose from an assortment of offerings throughout this Homeschool Day.
- Encounter the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Canaan, and more on guided tours of galleries.
- Storytime Expeditions will bring younger students into the gallery as they explore stories from Native America.
- Hands-on workshops feature archaeological conservation, the process of preserving ancient artifacts.
- Watch conservators work on ancient Egyptian artifacts in our public conservation laboratory, the In the Artifact Lab
- Budding artists can stop by drop-in art activity.
- Enjoy career spotlights with an exhibit mount-maker, and a conservator who works with mummies.
As a bonus, watch conservation in action as staff work on conserving and deinstalling the Buddhist murals in the third floor Chinese Rotunda gallery.
*Bartram’s Garden Homeschooler Days: “Solar Energy”
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 – 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00
$12 student, or free for members
Exploit the heat of summer by using the sun for energy! Can we bake cookies in a solar powered oven? Let’s find out!ting safety, then explore the Schuylkill by rowboat. RSVP required, limited spaces. There will be alternative activities available for students not going on the water.
*Schoolhouse Publishing Homeschool Workshops & Educational Resources Clearance Sale
Saturday, July 16, 2016 – 10:00-4:00
This event is free, rsvp requested.
Whether you are investigating homeschooling, just starting out as a homeschooler or you’re almost finished, you’ll find a lot of value from this day of workshops and book sale. Browse through our discounted books and curriculum and other resources. Everything will be up to 50% discount off the retail prices!
Posted by Sarah Lambert on July 2, 2016