February School Break: Creative Workshops for Children

For Pre-School through Grade 4

The Vanderbilt Museum Education Center has planned three creative workshops for children during the week of February 19-23. Workshops are given in the Vanderbilt Education Center at the museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y.

Making a creative project at Vanderbilt Education Center
Vanderbilt Museum photo

To inspire children for hands-on projects, Vanderbilt educators take children through the museum’s collections of birds, wildlife and cultural artifacts, and dioramas.

Workshops will be offered on February 19, 20 and 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Fee: $20 / $18 for Members. Workshops require advanced registration. Please call 631-854-5539 to register, and for more information.


February 19:  Self-Portraits
Grades K-4
Learn about the Vanderbilt family while touring the mansion and studying their portraits.

February 20: The Vanderbilt Cup
Grades K-4
Visit the Vanderbilt Cup exhibit, learn about William K. Vanderbilt’s passion for racing, and make your own model race car.

February 21: Penguins
Preschool children ages 3 and 4, with an adult
Explore the bird collection and create a piece of art out of a repurposed water bottle.

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