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Children's Workshops

Themes and activities are based on temporary and permanent exhibition topics, gallery discussions, and related Pennsylvania history. Each workshop is 5$ per participant. Parents are welcome to participate in the activities. Most lessons and activities are designed for students in elementary and middle school but some exceptions apply. Please pre-register for workshops! Contact Museum Educator Maggie Buckwalter at 215-679-3103 or by email,

Download and print a Spring 2017 registration form here.

PA German Spring Traditions
Tuesday, March 7, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Saturday,March 11, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Join us for an exploration of some springtime crafts, food, and a story.

Celebration of Flowers
Tuesday, April 4, 1:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 8, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

We will learn about our exhibit Bloomin'/Blumen: Flowers in Pennsylvania German Textiles and Folk Art, and then try making a beautiful craft of our own in this style. Snack included.

1970s Groovy Macramé
Saturday, May 6, 1:00 - 2:30 pm (New date!)
Tuesday, May 9, 1:30 am - 3:00 pm

This month we'll be learning about lots of things from the 1970s, including the craft that was so popular. Snack included.

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