A Peoria Park District Facility

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Jul
7
Thu
Tot Time: Summer @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity.

In the summer, the sun shines bright and the days are warm. We can play outside, swim, go on hikes, blow bubbles, write on the sidewalks with chalk, go bug-hunting, and more! What will you do this summer?

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

Jul
8
Fri
Open Art Studio: Layering
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Layering

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Jul
14
Thu
Tot Time: Shapes @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Shapes @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $3 for members, $5 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Jul
15
Fri
Open Art Studio: Snakes
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Snakes

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Jul
22
Fri
Open Art Studio: Pollinators
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Pollinators

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Jul
29
Fri
Open Art Studio: Summer
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Summer

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Jul
31
Sun
Collage Creations with Michael Albert @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Collage Creations with Michael Albert @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

Joins us for a HANDS-ON COLLAGE WORKSHOP where the participants get to create their own collages under the guidance of artist Michael Albert, who is nationally known for his Modern cereal box art.

The program will finish with a free poster giveaway and signing!!

 

About the Artist: 

Mr. Albert was born & raised on Long Island in New York and currently lives & works in White Plains, New York. Albert is the author of an artist autobiography titled, “An Artist’s America” (Henry Holt, 2008) and is nationally known for making collage artworks from cereal boxes & other printed cardboard consumer brand packages. His work has been described as across between Pop Art, Cubism & Recycling. The Modern Pop Art Experience is a program he has been running for over a decade & has brought it to over 1,000 libraries, museums, arts events & schools in 40 states. This summer he plans to visit over 75 cities in the Midwest to share the joy of collage making!

Aug
5
Fri
Open Art Studio: Cacti
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Cacti

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Aug
12
Fri
Open Art Studio: Beetles
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Beetles

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Aug
19
Fri
Open Art Studio: Fish
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fish

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Aug
26
Fri
Open Art Studio: Fruit
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fruit

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Sep
2
Fri
Open Art Studio: Puppets
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Puppets

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Sep
16
Fri
Open Art Studio: Papel Picado
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Papel Picado

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Sep
23
Fri
Open Art Studio: Paper
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Paper

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Sep
30
Fri
Open Art Studio: Birds
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Birds

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum