Children in grades Pre-K through 3 can learn, create and have fun in February school-break workshops offered by the Learning Center at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. The Center is located on the Museum grounds at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.
Parents can sign up for sessions that run Monday-Friday, February 18-22.
Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 631-854-5539.
All workshops run 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Fee: $20 / $18 members.
Learn about the Vanderbilt family, make interesting observations about the portraits in the collections, and create a self-portrait.
Ancient Egypt and Rattle Instrument
Travel back to ancient Egypt and make an instrument.
Deep Blue Sea and Mixed Media Collage
Do sharks have skeletons? Are sea stars fish? Compare fish and mammals, examine teeth and baleen, and create art using a variety of materials and techniques.
Big Cats and Mask
Explore the wildlife dioramas, touch teeth and claws, and make a mask of your favorite big cat in the collection.
Preschool Workshop – Ages 3 and 4 with Adult
Polar Animals and Repurposed Water Bottle Art
Explore the wildlife dioramas, learn how animals adapt to less light, and make a snow globe.