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"An Imagination Celebration!"


Special Tenth Anniversary Summer Project, "An Imagination Celebration!"

This year’s project will feature interactive art activities in all the galleries at the museum and in partnership with several arts organizations in Happy Valley to bring a variety of events and activities designed to challenge your imagination and stimulate creative juices! The programs are designed for ages 2 to 102! During the Project months of June and July, the museum will be open Thursday through Sunday, welcoming families, friends and visitors. Each gallery activity will be influenced by an internationally known artist offering an activity that is fun and creative. Join us and challenge yourself!

CoCreating Activities at the Museum: June & July
Windows Gallery - Painting Murals/Doodles & Creating Wood Assemblage Art
Tea Room Gallery - Punch Rug Station (June) & Mobile Art Projects (July)
Community Gallery - Infinity Room with Dots
Photography Gallery - Photo Wall & Wishing Tree
Children’s Centre - Lego Portraits

Community Activities:
Creating with the Potters Guild of Centre County
Saturday, June 16th 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 17th 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Chalk the Walk
Sunday, July 1st, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Rain Date: July 7, 2018. This is a partnership with Downtown Bellefonte, Inc.

Fun with Drums - World Rhythm Academy, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, July 1st 12:00 - 4:30 p.m., behind the Museum.

EcoArt with Nicole Tucker
Thursday, July 12th & Saturday, July 14th
Sign up is required at bellefontemuseum@gmail.com
Times and locations will be announced.

Museum-wide

Thursdays and Fridays: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays: 12:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Jun 1
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Jul 29
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CoCreating Murals, Wood Assemblages and Doodles in the Windows Gallery


Visitors will be painting murals inspired by Diego Rivera and creating wood assemblage art inspired by artists like Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg and Louise Nevelson.

If putting a brush to paper intimidates you, color in the doodles created by several of the museum's artists.

Windows Gallery - 1st Floor

Thursdays and Fridays: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays: 12:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Jun 1
thru
Jul 29
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CoCreating Dots Obsession in the Community Gallery


Visitors will be invited to add “Dots” to our infinity room to help experience this unique space. The infinity room is inspired by the life work of artist, Yayoi Kusama, who said, “Our Earth is only one polka dot among a million stars in the Universe”. Kusama wanted to help people experience the wonder of life and the vastness of the universe.

Community Gallery - 2nd Floor

Thursdays and Fridays: 12:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays: 12:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Jun 1
thru
Jul 29
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