Clubhouse | Hands-On House

If you are planning to play in the museum before or after your class, don’t forget to sign-up for a visit time here!  Capacity limitations are still in place due to COVID-19 and class registration does not reserve a time slot. 

 

December
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January
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.
Winter Bird Collage

Join Miss. Gabby for the first class of December! We will be using a range of materials to create a beautiful winter bird collage. 

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Painted paper poinsettias

Try and say this winter craft 5 times fast! Poinsettias are the flowers of the season. During this class we will be using paper plates to create our own beautiful floral creations.

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 3
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Art & A Story

Join us Saturday’s for our new FREE class: Art & a Story

Saturday, December 11
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 18
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 4
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Splatter painted snowman

Grab a smock for this class! In this class we will discuss the artist Jackson Pollock who was famous for his love of splatter paint. We will create a painted snowman and decorate it with splattered snow! 

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Paper bag nutcracker character

In this class we will be learning about one of the most popular holiday ballets. The Nutcracker is a wonderful story about a girl who befriends a nutcracker that comes to life on Christmas Eve! In this class we’ll be creating our own nutcracker characters. 

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Clay Snowman

Frosty is coming to town! Well…to class at least. Join Miss. Gabby as we create fun and festive clay snowmen prefect for displaying at home!

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 15
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Holiday Tree craft

Have you ever seen a blue Christmas tree? Well in this class we will be creating a Christmas tree in YOUR favorite color along with a mix of decorations to add to our tree. 

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 17
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Folk art Santa

Ho ho ho Santa has arrived. In this class we will discuss folk art and create our own watercolor and crayon resist Santa Clause!

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

Art Classes are free with admission-registration is still required.

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, December 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
Wednesday, December 1
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, December 3
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, December 6
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, December 8
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday, December 10
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, December 13
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, December 15
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 11
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, December 18
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday, December 17
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, December 20
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, December 22
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday, December 27
11:00 AM - 1:00 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.
Over and Under The Snow
By Kate Messner

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs and many other animals that live through the winter safe and warm, under the snow.

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Tuesday, December 7
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
The Snowy Day
By Ezra Jack Keats

Waking up to a world of snowy white – what could be better? Young Peter can’t wait to jump into his snowsuit and run out to explore. There are snowmen to build, and snowballs to pack, mountains of snow to climb, and snow angels to make.

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Tuesday, December 14
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Imogene’s Antlers
By David Small

Can you imagine waking up one morning to find you have sprouted antlers? This is what happens to Imogene, but she takes the whole thing in stride. The same cannot be said about her mother, who faints every time she sees her daughter come into view. A laugh-aloud read-aloud story.

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Tuesday, December 21
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Snowmen at Night
By Caralyn Buehler

Have you ever awakened in the morning and noticed your snowman looks a little different and wondered… what do snowmen do at night?

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Tuesday, December 28
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
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"Noon" Year's Eve Party!

Come celebrate the new year at Hand's-on House Friday, December 31st! Click below to learn more about party time, ticket prices, and registration.

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