Tuesday 21 August 201811:00 AM - 3:00 PMAdd to calendar

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, United StatesView map

Program Description: Join us for a variety of child friendly activities and experience first-hand the Museum’s currently showing summer exhibitions: "As Grandma Taught: Women, Tradition and Plateau Art", "Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations", and "Edward S. Curtis: The Grand Idea". *Free parking available on the Museum's campus. 

Scheduled Activities (*The Museum will be open normal hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. All the specially scheduled family-related activities and presentations listed below however will take place only between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.)

  • Kris Major, City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal Education Coordinator. Kris will lead a fascinating and engaging program she is calling: "Worms Eat My Garbage!" Yes, worms eat garbage! Or at least fruit and vegetable scraps that might end up in the trash. Learn how valuable worms are to composting, study a worm up close, and discuss how we all can reduce waste by practicing the four R’s--Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot!
  • Explore the Museum's Beautiful Exhibition "Sayaka Ganz: Reclaimed Creations". Then put your resourcefulness to the test by recycling and upcycling ordinary household materials to create unique artwork.
  • Create Space. Visit the Museum's Create Space studio to make your own upcycled art in fun and inventive ways!

Cost: Regular Museum admission pricing applies for the day, Museum members free. Please ask at the admissions desk when you arrive for the schedule of specific times for the various activities. 

Tickets & bookings

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