Events

IMG_0507Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1-3 pm
Kids Sculpture Workshop
$20 materials fee per child/$15 members
Recommended ages: 6-12 years old

During this fun, hands-on program, kids will explore how young Cyrus Dallin taught himself to sculpt by observing the wildlife and people around him. Kids will participate in an age-appropriate tour of the galleries followed by a hand-building workshop where they will learn Dallin’s method for making armatures to create their own clay sculptures. A materials fee of $20 per child ($15 for members) is due in advance of the program.

Space is limited! Early registration is recommended. Please register via PayPal below, or download the registration form and mail it to the Museum with payment by Thursday, February 11, 2016. For more information, please contact us at info@dallin.org or 781-641-0747. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Chris Costello Doolittle MedalTuesday, February 23, 2016, 7 pm
The American Renaissance of Coin Design: Artists and Artistry of United States Coinage, 1904-Present
Chris Costello, U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist and Dallin Museum Trustee
$10, $7 members

Discover the artists and the stories behind their designs. Did you know that Cyrus Dallin designed a U.S. half dollar coin? Or that the portrait of FDR on the U.S. dime is credited to an African American sculptress? Join coin and medal designer Chris Costello for a discussion on the fascinating history behind American coin design.

Seating is limited! Register now via PayPal below or contact us at 781-641-0747 or info@dallin.org.

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Arlington Elementary School Family ArtVenture!
Saturday & Sunday, March 5-6, 2016
12-4 pm
611 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington
$5/child suggested donation

Calling all Arlington elementary school families! Explore the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum and discover the art and life of Arlington’s celebrated sculptor! On Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6th, the museum will be open exclusively to students and their families for tours, art hunts, and art making activities. This fun, interactive program was developed in partnership with Arlington Public Schools to supplement the K-5 curriculum. Children will learn how to observe, think, and talk about Cyrus Dallin’s sculptures and use their observations to discover fascinating details about Dallin’s extraordinary life, values, and his commitment to Arlington.

All participating ArtVenture families will receive a complimentary one-year family membership to the Dallin Museum. Prizes will be given to children who complete all (or part) of the art hunt. Tours will take place every half hour starting at noon. For more info, contact the museum at hleavell@dallin.org or 781-641-0747.