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.
October 22: Make your own slime
- Participants will sculpt their own 3-D creations out of hand-made slime. As students create their ooey, gooey mixture, they will learn about polymer molecules and ions that make slime so thick and stretchy.
November 19: Build-a-kaleidoscope
- Participants will experiment with mirrored contact paper, frosted plastic, plastic wrap, and colored beads to uncover the secrets of mirrors and reflections and how they function inside the cardboard tube.
December 17: Create a rainbow in a jar
- After exploring A Colorful Dream exhibit, students will create their own rainbow in a jar and learn about liquid molecules and the concept of density.