Clubhouse | Hands-On House

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September
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October
Ages 3-10 (unless otherwise noted)
See class listings for pricing
Class cost not included in museum admission
Welcome to the Clubhouse Art Studio, a place for learning, self-expression and fun! In Art Studio classes, led by our Art Education Coordinator, children will learn a range of art skills and techniques and have the chance to explore a multitude of media including painting, ceramics, printmaking and more. Space is limited. Advance registration is required.
Apple Print Making

Welcome to Apple season! In this class we will kick off the month by learning about apples and using real apples to create fun prints.

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Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Felt Fruit Still Life

During this class we will be using felt to make a colorful fruit basket. The kids will get to take a peek at a real still life set up and use their observation skills to craft their own fruit basket. We will also check out popular artwork by Paul Cezanne.

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 3
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fruit Bubble Wrap Painting

who knew you could paint with bubble wrap.  During this class we will be learning how to draw different fruit and then use bubble wrap to  paint our fruits. 

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Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Apple Tree Sculpture

Apples apples everywhere! In this class we will use foil,  pipe cleaners and pom poms to create an Apple tree sculpture.

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Art & a Story

Join us on Saturday’s for this free class in the Clubhouse!

Saturday, September 11
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday, September 18
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday, September 25
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Stained Glass Fruit

What is your favorite fruit? Share with Miss Gabby and all your class friends and then you can turn your favorite fruit into a decorative piece of art! We will be making fruit that you can hang in a window and let the sun shine through for a beautifully colorful effect.

Wednesday, September 15
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fruit Fabric Printmaking

Welcome to Apple season! In this class we will learn all about Fall fruits to create fun prints on fabric.

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Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Friday, September 17
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fruit Felt Still Life

During this class we will be using felt to make a colorful fruit basket. The kids will get to take a peek at a real still life set up and use their observation skills to craft their own fruit basket. We will also check out popular artwork by Paul Cezanne

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Apple Tree Sculpture

Apples apples everywhere! In this class we will use foil,  pipe cleaners and pom poms to create an Apple tree sculpture. How fun!

Click here to sign-up using our new registration page!

Art Classes are $5 for members $10 for members.

If the child is between ages 3 and 5, a parent should stay with them for the class. If they are 6 or older, they may be left alone for the class.

Wednesday, September 29
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
All ages
Drop in during scheduled hours
Included in daily admission; free for members
During Open Art times, children have the chance to explore different art workspaces, from simple planned projects to drawing with pastels or making a beautiful watercolor painting. This is the place for kids to let their imaginations run wild. Want to try a new media? Miss Gabby will always be in the room to help while showing new, exciting demos on how to make more unique artwork!
Open Art
Monday, September 6
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 8
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, September 10
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, September 13
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 15
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, September 17
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, September 20
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 22
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, September 24
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, September 27
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 29
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, September 11
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, September 18
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, September 25
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Story Stretchers Logo
For ages 2-6 with an adult
Included with daily museum admission
Free for members
Listen to a story in the Clubhouse! Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged! Younger and older siblings are welcome, but please register every child attending for our head count! Walk-ins will be accepted until session is full.
The Apple Pie Tree
By Zoe Hall

It’s apple picking season and the time is ripe for a story about apples. Listen as a young girl describes how her apple tree changes with the seasons and then tells how she turned those apples into a delicious apple pie.

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Tuesday, September 7
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Big Red Barn
By Margaret Wise Brown

There were horses and sheep and goats and geese, roosters and hens, and cows and pigs and they all lived together in the Big Red Barn. Help tell this story by making some animal noises of your own!

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Tuesday, September 14
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Who Took The Farmer’s Hat?
By Joan Nodset

The Farmer had a hat, an old brown hat. Oh, how he loved that old brown hat! But then the wind blew that hat right off the farmer’s head. The farmer ran fast, but the wind went faster. Where could his hat be?

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Tuesday, September 21
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Cook-A-Doodle Doo
By Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel

“Cook-a-doodle doo crows the big brown rooster, “Let’s get cooking!” So, rooster and his eager assistants set out to make the most magnificent dessert in the world, but there is just one problem- none of his friends know how to cook!

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Tuesday, September 28
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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Celebrate your Birthday at Hands-on House!

Leave the work to us and enjoy. Hands-on House is a great place to celebrate a birthdays for kids 2-10. Our new 2 hour Blast Party schedule provides exciting options for you and your guests.

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