Art of the African Wrap Doll : Participants are lead in the designing and construction to create an African wrap doll based on the techniques from the traditional art form and updated to include the use of recycled materials, three dimensional figures are then created. Time required: 1.5-2 hrs.
All About Kwanzaa story theater presentation that invites the audience to not only view but experience how this African American cultural tradition is celebrated in more than 30 million homes around the world. / Audience participation is key and taught in a lively call and response pattern usually found in many African American genre of music. Students are taught new vocabulary words and symbolic elements are introduced Students are given instruments to play, participate in dance routines, sing songs and assist with creating affirmations. The audience will discover why this rich tradition is celebrated around the world..
Go Green/Urban Scene : Artists Deb Cornin & museum staff leads the workshop taking your trash and providing you with the tools to create a treasure. Choose from our wallpapers, fabrics and paints to build the foundation for your urban diorama . Fits your 12″ fashion dolls. Time Required : 1/2 day or overnight
M.S.I (Museum Scene Investigator)
SewCommon when your learning to sew to think that its complicated because you are uncomfortable with the machine, the names of the tools, and you have to understand patterns, but Ms. Jackie will have you well on your way to overcoming those fears with your first lesson and bringing home a reversible tote bag . Time Required:1.5-2hrs
Fashionista : From Bland to Glam Overnight!! Spend an evening with your troop or girl group . Begin with a tour of the museum, dinner and then relax with a Manicure, Pedicure , Facial and commercial makeover. Now you are ready to walk the runway and have your photo shoot. Time Required : Overnight
Chef Thomas’s Cuisine: is a culinary experience that facilitates a team building experience. Without the use of traditional kitchen appliances , unfamiliar recipes and basic cooking skills teams are immediately formed and bonds are made to achieve the ultimate goal of preparing an exquisite fine dining dish. Time Required : 2-2.5 hrs
Confectionery Challenge: is the museums version of cupcake wars. your group will be divided equally into teams. Each team will be provided with undecorated cupcakes Armed with basic recipes for frosting and toppings , teams plan & create original frosting for the ultimate topping.
The teams will be given 2 hours to decorate and build a display to highlight their sweet confections. The judges will determine the winning team on the following criteria: taste, appearance, presentation and originality. Time Required : 1/2 day or overnight
We Fit & Healthy: We are expanding on your Wii experience !! We provide you the opportunity to make a healthy meal, workout in a large facility and receive a professional massage with our fitness Guru . Its not just you it’s we learning to combine fun and fitness .We will stretch our bodies and imagination, compete and complete a robust workout. Time Required 1.5/2hrs