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11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 21 @ 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 21 @ 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[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 22 @ 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 Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 22 @ 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[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 23 @ 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
10:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 23 @ 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
11:00 am Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
11:30 am Guided School Tours and Workshops
Guided School Tours and Workshops
Jan 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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!
9:00 am Rocket Room Closed Today
Rocket Room Closed Today
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Rocket Room will be closed today as we prepare for our new temporary exhibit in the adjacent space. We apologize for any inconveniences.
10:00 am Tot Spot: H is for Home
Tot Spot: H is for Home
Jan 24 @ 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 Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 25 @ 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 Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 26 @ 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 Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Drop In & Draw: Homes Around the World
Jan 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Jan 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 27 @ 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 Program Room: Interior Design
Program Room: Interior Design
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 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!
1:30 pm Storytime: Homes
Storytime: Homes
Jan 27 @ 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 27 @ 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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