Free First Saturdays
General admission is FREE on the first Saturday of every month! Come participate in our studio art project from 11 AM – 1 PM and visit exhibitions throughout the Museum.
Upcoming Free First Saturdays are:
- May 6: Nature printing
- June 3: Mosaic flower pots and seed planting
- July 1: Painting en plein air (outdoors)
- August 5: 3D flower collages
Free First Saturdays are made possible by Peoples United Bank.
This fun drop-in program, designed for children ages 7-11, encourages participants to explore the intersections between art and science. Each month features a different gallery learning session, mini-experiment and hands-on art project. STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics)-integrated fun at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum! All programs are free with Museum admission and run from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Upcoming Science Saturdays are:
- May 20: Under the Sea
- Come explore the ocean zones!
- June 17: Build a terrarium workshop
- A terrarium is like an aquarium, but for plants instead of fish! Come make your own mini greenhouse and learn about the Sun, the Earth and the atmosphere.
- July 15: Life cycle of a butterfly
- In this workshop, participants will learn about the stages a caterpillar takes to become a butterfly while decorating their own 3D mesh butterfly.
- August 19: Glow in the dark bouncy balls
- Learn all about chemical reactions while making your very own bouncy ball!
Science Saturdays are made possible by Pfizer Inc. and Groton Laboratories.