Monday, June 24, 2019
Hartwick College’s Yager Museum of Art & Culture begins its series of popular summer craft programs for children this Wednesday, June 26, from noon to 3 p.m.
Summer Crafternoons allow children to explore their creativity in the setting of the Museum galleries. 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. An adult will be required to accompany children during the programs, however.
Each week, there will be a new theme and some supplies specific to that theme, but budding artists may make any kind of art they choose. This season’s weekly themes are:
Several exhibitions will also be on view at the Yager during the summer, including:
The Yager 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 open by appointment only until the start of the College’s Fall Term. During the summer, 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