Family Day: Castles and Dragons

Art - Other

Sunday, March 24, 2013
11:00 AM-2:30 PM

Explore the Worcester Art Museum in this fabulous day for kids and their families! We'll be offering Artmaking Activities, Performances, Storytelling, and a special gallery hunt. Free with Museum admission.

Download our flyer and receive FREE admission for One Adult!
Youth under 18 are always free.

Schedule of Events:

Ongoing Activities - 11-2:30

Family Guide
Explore the museum’s collection and find images of dragons, castles, and armor. Return to Salisbury Hall and get a prize.

Art Activity: Medieval “Stained Glass”
Catch the light with this modern spin on “stained glass.” Great for small hands!

Art Activity: Dragon Puppets
Join WAM faculty members as they help inspire you to create your own hinged dragon.

Art Activity: Castle Construction
Make a 2D castle out of paper shapes. Decorate it any way you want!

Art Activity: Rubbings

Meet a Knight and a Princess

Project Drop-Off
Leave your artwork to dry on the Lancaster Lobby tables while you enjoy programs in Museum galleries.

Scheduled Activities - (times listed below)

Storytelling: The Paper Bag Princess - 12:30 and 1:30
Join a knight in shining armor, visiting us from the Higgins Armory, who will tell this short story.

Family Tour - 11:30am
Explore the museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour. Hear fun facts, stories and enjoy sharing observations and time together. Tour lasts approximately 30 minutes.


Sip, Lancaster Lobby
Enjoy a variety of snack items for sale at Sip, the new Food and Beverage service at WAM. Credit Cards welcome.

Cost: Free with Museum admission, Children 17 and under free

Suggested Audiences:Families: High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler

Last Modified: March 18, 2013 at 11:31 AM


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