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Discovery Saturday + Family Workshops
February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm$4 – $10
Saturday, February 23 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 | Lennon Michalski: Pulp Abstraction in the Glo Gallery; Miniature Invitational in the Kinkead Gallery
Maker’s Space | Invisible Worlds: Adventure into the miniature world around us. Learn to use microscopes to look at everything tiny. From butterfly wings to flower petals, even your own hair! Use your new skills with microscopes and magnifying glasses to take an up close look at everyday things around us.
Planetarium | 11am: Earth, Moon, Sun; 12:15pm + 1:15pm: Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
(included with admission)
Add an AM or PM workshop ($10 per person, includes admission)
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 10:30 – noon | Prayer Flags with Shelley Heinz | REGISTER HERE
What is the cultural significance of Tibetan Prayer Flags? Learn a bit of history about the ancient tradition of making and hanging prayer flags. Then, using linoleum blocks, ink, and fabric create a unique flag of your own.
PM Workshop 1:00 – 2:30 | Stitching Together with Sonja Brooks | REGISTER HERE
You can accomplish a lot with a needle and thread. So, let’s thread the needle and sew some plain and decorative stitches as we make a fabric teddy bear or fabric ornament for a key ring or book bag.