Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Starting June 28, Hartwick College’s Yager Museum of Art & Culture will begin a weekly series of craft programs for children. Every Thursday from noon to 3 p.m., Summer Crafternoons will help youngsters explore their creative sides while inspired by a gallery setting.
The Museum will set up craft tables filled with all the supplies needed for kids to make something brilliant and beautiful. Snacks will also be available to help power participants’ creativity.
Summer Crafternoons are free and no reservation is needed, although an adult will be required to stay with children during the programs.
Each week will feature a different theme, and supplies specific to each theme will be provided. Budding artists may make any kind of art they choose, however. The weekly themes are:
Also this summer, several exhibitions will be on view at the Museum, including:
The Yager Museum is the Oneonta area’s only museum of art and culture. It is open Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 1 through July 31, after which it will be closed until the start of the College’s Fall Term. The Museum is closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and College holidays. Admission is free and parking is available near the entrance on the first floor of Yager Hall. To reach the Museum, take West Street to Clinton Street and turn right onto Cayuga Drive. Follow Cayuga Drive to Yager Hall. Parking is available adjacent to the Museum entrance.
Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,200 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick’s expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.
Contact: David Lubell