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11:00 am Parkopolis
Parkopolis
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Parkopolis, a new exhibition featuring a STEM-focused life-size board game developed by Temple University in collaboration with Please Touch Museum (PTM), will have its grand opening at the Museum on Friday, May 25. Parkopolis will be open to PTM visitors on select days and times from May[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
2:30 pm Strolling Science Lab
Strolling Science Lab
Jun 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Strolling Science Lab Sunday 2:30-3 pm Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver Explore, experiment, and discover! Look[...]
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:00 pm Parkopolis
Parkopolis
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkopolis, a new exhibition featuring a STEM-focused life-size board game developed by Temple University in collaboration with Please Touch Museum (PTM), will have its grand opening at the Museum on Friday, May 25. Parkopolis will be open to PTM visitors on select days and times from May[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine
Innovate & Imagine
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.     Innovate & Imagine Monday 3 – 4 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Follow your[...]
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room Temporary Program Room, Lower Level All ages with adult caregiver Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process, as you create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum.
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
9:00 am Parkopolis
Parkopolis
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Parkopolis, a new exhibition featuring a STEM-focused life-size board game developed by Temple University in collaboration with Please Touch Museum (PTM), will have its grand opening at the Museum on Friday, May 25. Parkopolis will be open to PTM visitors on select days and times from May[...]
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
2:00 pm Drop-In & Draw
Drop-In & Draw
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Drop-In & Draw Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
12:00 pm Strolling Puppet Tour
Strolling Puppet Tour
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Strolling Puppet Tour Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Join a Museum Educator and strolling puppet for[...]
1:00 pm Parkopolis
Parkopolis
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkopolis, a new exhibition featuring a STEM-focused life-size board game developed by Temple University in collaboration with Please Touch Museum (PTM), will have its grand opening at the Museum on Friday, May 25. Parkopolis will be open to PTM visitors on select days and times from May[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
2:00 pm Drop-In & Draw
Drop-In & Draw
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Drop-In & Draw Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
3:00 pm Tinker Time
Tinker Time
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Tinker Time Group Room 6, Lower Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Tinker, make, create.  Get creative and explore materials,[...]
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
2:00 pm Drop-In & Draw
Drop-In & Draw
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Drop-In & Draw Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
10:00 am Tot- Spot
Tot- Spot
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot Fairytale Garden Lower Level Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver 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.
1:30 pm Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling
Jun 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.   Storytime: Kamishibai Storytelling Hello From Japan!, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Get cozy and listen to stories, sing[...]
2:00 pm Drop-In & Draw
Drop-In & Draw
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture. Drop-In & Draw Hello From Japan!, Main Level Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper,[...]
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