Ohio in the Arts

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Saturdays May 11, May 18 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Sundays May 12, May 19 Noon- 5 p.m. 
Ohio
History Center , Columbus 

In May experience family fun and interactive learning that illuminates Ohio ’s artistic culture!

Enjoy the following programs free with Ohio History Center museum admission (each program lasts approximately 15-30 minutes):


Saturdays at 11 a.m. 
Staff pick! 
Howard Chandler Christy was a prominent painter and illustrator in the early 19th century. See one of his paintings on display and learn more about this Ohio-born artist.

Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. 
Art Demos 
Saturday May 11th
watch demonstrations of different musical styles and musical instruments.
Saturday May 18th
see demonstrations of watercolor painting. 


Saturdays at Noon 
Family Mystery Tour- Civil War Mural 
Join our first family mystery tour designed for a family to enjoy together across age groups.  This tour will look at an image in our Follow the Flag exhibit and take a closer look at some other Civil War artifacts in the museum.


Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.  
Staff Pick! 
Prehistoric inhabitants were Ohio ’s earliest artists. Take a look at some of the masterpieces of the archaeology collection and learn more about ancient artistry.

* Throughout the day, stations with crafting activities will be available where visitors can make items to take home and display. 


Sundays at 12:30 p.m. 
Create an Ohio Star Quilt Block 
Learn how to create a traditional quilt pattern, the Ohio Star. Make your own quilt pattern out of paper and take it home with you.


Sundays at 1:30 p.m. 
Family Mystery Tour- Civil War Mural
Join our first family mystery tour designed for a family to enjoy together across age groups.  This tour will look at an image in our Follow the Flag exhibit and take a closer look at some other Civil War artifacts in the museum.


Sundays at 2:30 p.m. 
Cracking the Code – Hieroglyphs 
Ancient Egyptians used a method of writing called hieroglyphics for nearly 3,500 years. Decipher a message written in hieroglyphs and learn about the mummy on display in our museum.


* Throughout the day, stations with crafting activities will be available where visitors can make items to take home and display.

 

 

 

 

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Repeat Type: Weekly;Days=SA;Until=5/19/2013 4:00am
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm EDT
Duration: 7 hours
Category: Ohio History Center Museum & Village*, Just for Kids*, Family Fun*, Exhibits*, Central Region*
Created by: Sarah Sykes
Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 10:59am EDT
Admission: Free with museum admission or OHS membership
Special Offers: None
Advanced Registration: None required
Parking Fee: None
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