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Hina Matsuri Exhibit Closes

Friday, May 27
Hina Matsuri: Doll’s Day in Japan closes.

 

Closed for Memorial Day

May 28 – 30
The Museum will be closed Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day weekend.

 

Closed for Independence Day

July 2 – 4
The Museum will be closed Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4 for Independence Day weekend.

Summer Camp – Session 1

July 11 – 15
9:00am – 12:00pm, daily
People in West Africa live in the desert and the jungle, in big cities and in small villages. Many of their customs have spread around the world. Using music, art, stories, games, and other activities, campers will learn about the diverse cultures and traditions of West Africa. Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. The fee is $125 ($100 for MOA Friends) for a one week session, which includes all supplies and daily refreshments. Each session is limited to 15 children. Registration and payment for the program guarantees a spot.  Download the registration form here.

Teen Workshop: Talking Textiles

July 18
9:00am – 3:00pm
In West Africa, cloths called Adrinkra and Adire all say something. The symbols and patterns used to create these cloths have meanings, tell stories, and represent the wearer. Looking at different types of West African textiles, teens will learn how they are created and what the symbols and patterns mean. After viewing Adrinkra and Adire cloths from the Museum’s collection, participants will create their own Adrinkra and Adire inspired works. This workshop is designed for teens, ages 12 to 16. The fee is $45 ($30 for MOA Friends), which includes all supplies and a snack. Participants should bring a bag lunch. The workshop is limited to 10 participants. Registration and payment for the program guarantees a spot. Download the registration form here.

 

Summer Camp – Session 2

July 25 – 29
9:00am – 12:00pm, daily
People in West Africa live in the desert and the jungle, in big cities and in small villages. Many of their customs have spread around the world. Using music, art, stories, games, and other activities, campers will learn about the diverse cultures and traditions of West Africa. Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. The fee is $125 ($100 for MOA Friends) for a one week session, which includes all supplies and daily refreshments. Each session is limited to 15 children. Registration and payment for the program guarantees a spot.  Download the registration form here.