Workshops, Special Events, For Kids & Families
Trash Springs to Life!
Included with museum admission
Thursday, April 22, 2010 from 10am - 4pm
Spider Sculpture and Web: Cut, Twist, Bend and Connect! | 10 am–4 pm | Atrium
Help paper sculptor Nnenna Okore create a unique environment of recycled paper spiders on a giant trash paper web! Experiment with Okore's technique to transform found materials into the types of spatial forms seen in Spiders, Okore's installation piece in Trash Menagerie
LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATION
Creepy Crawly Meet and Greet | 11 am–1 pm | Atrium
Get up close with tarantulas, scorpions, hissing cockroaches and other creepy crawlies from Bugworks! You'll discover amazing facts to help you make a recycled bug or a spider for the giant trash paper web in the Atrium.
DROP-IN ART ACTIVITY
Recycled Critters | Noon–3 pm | Art Studios
Construct animals out of different types of recycled materials each day. Make one of each and create a trash menagerie collection to display at home!
Family Gallery Exploration: Animals in Art | 1–1:30 pm | Meet at the information desk
Discover fascinating animals in PEM's galleries and exhibitions. For families with children ages 5 and up. Reservations by April 17.