California Missions 4th Grade Project Workshops scheduled for March 15 & April 19
New three-hour session for 4th grade students’ project includes materials, primary source research help, take-home resource folder & 2 mission souvenirs
Presented in partnership with Re-Create Eco Art Center, the new workshops are designed to assist 4th grade students with their annual California missions report and project, coinciding with the Museum’s exhibit “California Missions: A Journey Along the El Camino Real.” Held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., the three-hour sessions are limited to a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 students. Each workshop includes:
· Historical presentation and guided tour of the Museum’s exhibit
· Help researching primary sources for written report
· Assistance building a mission or creating an art piece from recycled materials
· Take-home folder with resources and references specific to student’s mission
· Laminated reference card specific to student’s mission by Pentacle Press
· Replica historic map highlighting all 21 missions
$75.00 for 1 student, or $140.00 for 2 students at CAMissions.Eventbrite.com. Advance registration is required by 5:00 p.m. on Friday preceding each workshop.
Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, April 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The California Museum, 1020 O Street (10th & O Streets), Sacramento, CA 95814
Brenna Hamilton, Communications & Marketing Director, The California Museum (916) 651-0934 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT RE-CREATE AT THE MUSEUM:
Launched in the fall of 2013, Re-Create at the Museum is a new partnership between Re-Create Eco Art Center and The California Museum providing sustainable learning programs designed to educate Californians on the benefits of conserving natural resources and eliminating landfill waste. Through joint programming including field trip tours, hands-on learning activities and family-friendly workshops, Re-Create at the Museum inspires adults and children to harness their creativity and challenges them to rethink and reuse materials while turning trash into treasure. For more information and a list of current programs, visit CaliforniaMuseum.org/re-create.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA MUSEUM:
A self-supporting 501(c)3 non-profit, The California Museum — home of the California Hall of Fame — engages, educates and enlightens people about California’s rich history and unique contributions to the world through ideas, innovation, the arts and culture. Through interactive and innovative experiences, the Museum inspires men, women and children to dream the California dream and dares them to make their own mark on history. Open Tues.-Sat. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sun.: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.; closed Mondays (except on federal holidays). Admission: adults $9.00; college students & seniors $7.50 with valid ID; youth 6-17: $6.50; children 5 & under free. For more information, visit CaliforniaMuseum.org.
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