“Caring for Your Collection” on FREE Fun Sunday


October 22 (Sunday)
“Caring for Your Collection” on FREE Fun Sunday
Noon–4 p.m.

Admission to the Museum is free every Sunday thanks to generous support from the Gadomski Foundation and the Sylvia Perkin Perpetual Charitable Trust.

12:303 p.m.
Free mosaics workshop for all ages

Local artist Kim Hogan will help you and your family explore the theme “How do you see nature?” through the medium of mosaic. The workshop will encourage participants to gain a new appreciation of the creative process inherent in art-making. The works created will become a community installation that allows each participant to contribute a lasting piece of work to the Museum. All ages welcome. Free, and all materials will be provided.


12:30–3:30 p.m.
ArtVentures in Art Ways Interactive Family Gallery
Kids and families create original works of art together under the direction of a Museum educator upstairs in our Crayola Classroom, free. This month explore the sublime in nature by creating works inspired by the world-renowned artists of the Hudson River School as seen in our fall exhibition The Poetry of Nature.


1 p.m.
“Caring for your Collection”
As the third and final event in a series leading up to the Museum’s Cocktails & Collecting fundraiser on November 11, learn how to slow the deterioration of your treasured works of art. Laura Hortz Stanton, executive director of the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia, will show examples of conservation treatments, tell you how to select a qualified conservator, and give practical advice on how you can care for your own collection. Free, but RSVP by clicking here.


2 p.m.
Free guided tour of The Poetry of Nature and American Vistas
No reservation is needed to join this docent-guided tour, just check in at the front desk.