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.

Tea for Two
Sunday, September 8, 1:15 and 3:15 pm

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with tea and dessert in the Museum’s Center Hall. Enjoy a story and special craft. Pre-registration required. Recommended for children ages 4 and older. $20 per child/adult pair, $10 for museum members.

Daffodil Bulb Planting Party
Monday, October 14, 1:00-2:30 pm

Come to the garden for bulb planting, a story and craft. FREE.

Storytime at 2
Sunday, November 17, 2:00 pm

Listen to a story about birds and see how many birds you can find in MHHM’s Old Master painting Fowl in Landscape by Melchoir d’Hondecoeter (1636-1695). FREE with museum admission.

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