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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 Alyssa McQuirns at 215-679-3103 or by email,

Download and print a 2018 Spring registration form here.

History of St. Patrick's Day
March 20, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and learn about where this green-filled holiday came from. We will be having a scavenger hunt to find our very own pot of gold! Snack included.

Easter Celebration!
April 3, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

We will be learning about all the Easter traditions and where they come from! There will be plenty of Easter crafts and activities to go along with the day. Snack included.

The Language of Flowers: The Secret Meaning Behind Flowers
April 17, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Spring is here and flowers are blooming everywhere! Flowers are more than decoration; each actually has a special meaning. We will be digging into some of these meanings and where this language came from. Snack included.

Greek Myths: The Original Fairytales
May 1, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come learn about Ancient Greek Myths! These stories helped explain the world to the Ancient Greeks. The influences of these myths can still be seen today. Snack included.

Honoring Memorial Day
May 22, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Memorial Day weekend is more than time to have a cookout; it is time to remember those who served our country. We will be discussing how this day came to be and what lead up to its creation. Also, we will be making a Memorial Day Remembrance Quilt that will be hung in the room. Snack included.

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