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11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
11:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: H is for Home Sunday 11:30-12:00 PM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore the[...]
12:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all?
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
2:00 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet 2:00 pm-  2:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 All ages Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar[...]
3:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed The Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the dust bunnies after all? *The Playhouse will be[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
 Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Mondays 3:00-4:00 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
9:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Guided School Tours and Workshops *Requires pre-registration. Tuesdays 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am Please contact Andrea Ridgley at 215-578-5164 or education@pleasetouchmuseum.org
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Alice in Wonderland All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a family-friendly tour and conversation in about explorations down the rabbit hole and far from home.
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the[...]
1:30 pm Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Jan 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet
Daniel Tiger Meet and Greet Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come to our neighborhood to meet Daniel Tiger, and be sure to visit the temporary exhibition Daniel Tigers Neighborhood: A Grr-ifif Exhibit  while you are here. Ugga Mugga! Check out our calendar for more chances to meet Daniel.[...]
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons
Adventurous Afternoons
Jan 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons Wednesdays 3:30-4:00 PM Adventure Camp Exhibit Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us at Adventure Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old.  Build a mound!  In January, explore a termite’s[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Alice in Wonderland All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a family-friendly tour and conversation in about explorations down the rabbit hole and far from home.
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
3:00 pm Maker: Repurposing Household Objects
Maker: Repurposing Household Objects
Jan 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker: Repurposing Household Objects Thursdays 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner How can you make art and music from household objects?  Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of everyday household objects and materials to transform them into[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw: Homes Around the World Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Front Step Preschool and up with a grownup Drop in and explore homes from around the world and throughout the ages! Then grab some paper, drawing tools, and set to work imagining a home for the[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Alice in Wonderland All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a family-friendly tour and conversation in about explorations down the rabbit hole and far from home.
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
10:00 am National Rubber Ducky Day
National Rubber Ducky Day
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Rubber Ducky Day
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10:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Interior Design Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 3PM Centennial Arts Studio All Ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to the Museum. Choose a backdrop and get to work drawing, rearranging, and designing the room of your dreams!
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: H is for Home Monday- Saturday 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, explore[...]
11:00 am There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Alice in Wonderland All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a family-friendly tour and conversation in about explorations down the rabbit hole and far from home.
1:00 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse: There’s Something Under My Bed Monday, 11:00-11:30am & 1:00-1:30pm  Please Touch Playhouse All ages There’s Something Under My Bed: Sam is three years old and learning to cope with bedtime by himself. Is there something living under his bed, or is it just the[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Homes Monday- Sunday 1:30 City Park All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about homes.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 PM – 5 PM Hamilton Hall All Ages Meet us at the torch to explore rhythm and movement then help us end the day with a parade!
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