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Directions and Admission Information to get the most out of your visit

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Experience

Prepare to be entertained and inspired

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Discover

Interactive exhibits will stimulate your creativity and imagination

Upcoming Programs

Apr
26
Wed
2017
Daily Programming in The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino
Apr 26 all-day

Daily Programming in The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino

Enrich your play in our feature exhibit with these special programs happening throughout the day:

Camping Play Corner
9 – 10:30 am
Have you ever been camping? Drop in anytime and gather round the campfire, tell stories, and pretend play in this camping corning complete with toys, fake bugs, backpacks, costumes, a tent, and more!

Drop-In Drawing
12 – 1:30 pm
Drop in anytime to look closely at the colors, shapes, and characters that you see in Dan Yaccarino’s illustrations. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what you see.

Storytime
1:30 – 2 pm
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino.

Move to the Story!
2 – 2:30 pm
Act out some favorite Dan Yaccarino stories together as you move throughout the exhibit.

Drop-in Drawing
2:30 – 4 pm
Drop in anytime to look closely at the colors, shapes, and characters that you see in Dan Yaccarino’s illustrations. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what you see.

Strolling Puppet Tours
4 – 5 pm
Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a conversation and kid-friendly tour of the exhibit!

Apr
27
Thu
2017
Daily Programming in The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino
Apr 27 all-day

Daily Programming in The Fantastic World of Dan Yaccarino

Enrich your play in our feature exhibit with these special programs happening throughout the day:

Camping Play Corner
9 – 10:30 am
Have you ever been camping? Drop in anytime and gather round the campfire, tell stories, and pretend play in this camping corning complete with toys, fake bugs, backpacks, costumes, a tent, and more!

Color My World Play Corner
11 am – 12 pm
Drop in anytime and learn all the colors of the rainbow and about color matching and mixing in this colorful play corner complete with toys in all your favorite colors.

Drop-In Drawing
12 – 1:30 pm
Drop in anytime to look closely at the colors, shapes, and characters that you see in Dan Yaccarino’s illustrations. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what you see.

Storytime
1:30 – 2 pm
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino.

Move to the Story!
2 – 2:30 pm
Act out some favorite Dan Yaccarino stories together as you move throughout the exhibit.

Drop-in Drawing
2:30 – 4 pm
Drop in anytime to look closely at the colors, shapes, and characters that you see in Dan Yaccarino’s illustrations. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what you see.

Strolling Puppet Tours
4 – 5 pm
Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a conversation and kid-friendly tour of the exhibit!

Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing

Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm
Program Room

Dot Painting: Join in creating a large collaborative work of art using dot markers! As you create, learn about the visual color mixing that happens with the Pointillism technique, which uses small dots to make an image.

Tissue Paper Color Mixing: Experiment with color mixing using a spray water bottle and tissue paper and watch how the colors dye the paper!

Art activities in our Program Room change each month, so check our calendar to see what projects you can create on your next visit!

Tot Spot: C is for Color
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Tot Spot: C is for Color

Monday – Saturday: 10:30–11am
Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm
Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor

Join in activities, songs, and play especially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. Practice the ABCs with your whole body!

Featured Events

Member’s Only Brunch
Join us to celebrate the Moms in your life!

 

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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