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MLK Day Celebration
MLK Day Celebration
Jan 15 all-day
MLK Day Celebration Do you dream? Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that helped change the United States! Celebrate this visionary’s dreams through art and stories   Creative Arts Studio Wish Tree 10 AM – 3 PM Centennial Arts Room  All ages Create works of art[...]
Immigrant Alphabet
Immigrant Alphabet
Jan 20 all-day
Immigrant Alphabet
Immigrant Alphabet- January 20 A is for America! Explore the many wonderful cultures that make up the fabric of our country. *In Partnership with Al Bustan Program Room Immigrant Alphabet 11:00 am-3:00 pm Centennial Arts Studio All ages Create works of art inspired by your trip to[...]
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9:00 am Member Early Opening
Member Early Opening
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Member Early Opening Please Touch Museum will open early for our members from 9 am – 11 am.
11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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.
3:30 pm Adventurous Afternoons
Adventurous Afternoons
Jan 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 PAWs for Reading
PAWs for Reading
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
January 19th: PAWs for Reading Children can read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) to improve reading and communication skills. Sessions are one-on-one with trained therapy pets (and their handlers) in a setting where they can feel comfortable and confident and have fun! After[...]
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab Friday 2:00-4:00 pm: 1/19, 1/26 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Jan 19 @ 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 Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 20 @ 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[...]
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