Children’s Programs

Children & Family Programs

MHHM_Lincoln Day_23(L)_Courtesy of Stan Freeny Family Programs

Take-a-break Thursdays
Thursdays through November 21, 12:00 pm

Join us every Thursday before MHHM opens to the public for a 10-minute mini-program exploring a significant object from the museum’s extraordinary collection of the life on an intriguing person who lived at, worked at, or visited Macculloch Hall. Learn about art, history, preservation, conservation, and more from the curators, archivists, and other museum specialists who preserve and interpret MHHM’s history. Stay to ask questions or bring a lunch to eat in the garden. FREE.

Growing in the Garden: Better Homes for Winter Gardens
Tuesday, December 3, 1:15-2:00 pm/3:45-4:30 pm

Help build extra winter shelters for the small garden creatures living behind Macculloch Hall. This hands-on art program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers includes a story, a visit to MHHM’s gardens, and an art project. Rain or shine. $12 per child/adult pair, $8/museum members.

Growing in the Garden: Nast’s Christmas Mice
Tuesday, December 17, 1:15-2:00 pm/3:45-4:30 pm

Enjoy a Christmas party and see the house decorated with trees, lights and garland. This hands-on art program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers includes a story, a visit to MHHM’s gardens, and an art project. Rain or shine. $12 per child/adult pair, $8/museum members.

Ring in the New Year with Thomas Nast
Thursday, December 26 and Sunday, December 29, 2:00 pm

Come make a Thomas Nast-inspired 2020 calendar. FREE with museum admission.

Pre-registration requested for all programs: 973-538-2404, ext. 16 or email cwinslow@maccullochhall.org.