The Free Tuesday Family Tours and Friday Family Films this Summer Focus on Art Pottery at Morse Museum.
This summer at the Morse Museum, families are invited to explore the history of art pottery in America and discover the shapes, glazes, themes and techniques that were once second to none in the world.
The Museum’s free summer offerings for families—targeted to children in kindergarten through fifth grade and their parents or guardians—include a gallery tour with a take-home activity on Tuesdays and a film, tour, and an art activity on Fridays. Registration begins May 6. Space in these free family programs is limited, and reservations are required.
The Tuesday Family Tours: a 40-minute tour of selected galleries and a take-home activity, are being offered on June 18 and 25 and July 9, 16, and 23.
Friday Family Films: a 90-minute program, will include a short film, a tour of selected galleries, and a hands-on art project. They are scheduled for June 21 and 28 and July 12, 19, and 26.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A $5 refundable deposit per person is requested when securing a reservation for either program. Call (407) 645-5311, extension 136, to make a reservation or request more information.
The Morse Museum is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. The Museum’s collections also include extensive holdings of American Art Pottery as well as late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings and graphics, and decorative art from Europe and America. Summer hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Regular admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $1 for students, and children younger than age 12 receive free admission and are welcome any day of the week with their parents or guardians.