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Discovery Saturday + Family Workshops

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Discovery Saturday + Family Workshops
Saturday, October 27th 10-2pm
Discover something new at Discovery Saturdays.
Included with $4 admission…

Marksbury Discovery Exhibit | Catching the Wind: the Nature + Science of Flight
Art Galleries | Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen
Maker’s Space | Spooky Chemical Reactions: Make ghosts fly and zombie pumpkins spit up. Play with mysterious oobleck and create your very own color changing slime to take home.
Planetarium | 11am: Earth, Moon, Sun  12:15pm + 1:15pm: Losing the Dark and Seasonal Stargazing
(included with admission)

Add and AM or PM workshop…

These workshops are designed to be enjoyed together with friends and family of all ages. The fourth Saturday of every month, a 90 minute AM and PM workshop will focus on topics such as comic drawing, trying you hand at the pottery wheel and much more. Workshops are led by our teaching artists or science educators and offer a great introduction to the LASC or a unique way entertain family and friends. Drop-ins welcome if space allows. Come early or stay late for a planetarium show and take in our art exhibits to complete the day.

AM Workshop | Live Music Composition with Dakota Smith  | REGISTER HERE Experiment with a variety of digital music samplers and drum machines. The whole family will have fun learning the basics of music sampling to create your own songs! Learn to build layers of sound in a fun, easy way. No prior experience necessary. Limit 10 teams/families. Bring a flash drive to take your creations home.

PM Workshop | Art from the Heart: a FREE Workshop and FREE Discovery Saturday Admission for 5th – 12th graders | REGISTER HERE Student artists from 5th to 12th grade are invited to join us in this FREE workshop. Studies show that children’s artwork inspires, uplifts and encourages healing for children and family members who are experiencing health issues. Copies of artwork created in this workshop (you keep the originals) will be framed and hung in the patient exam rooms of Louisville’s Novak Center for Children’s Health. Special Extended Workshop Time:  12:30 – 2:30


October 27, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Living Arts & Science Center
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd
Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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