Thursday, March 30, 2017

Museum Happenings: April

April is a busy, busy month for the Museum! Click the images to go to each event's site and learn even more information!

 All Month, Tues-Sat 10am-6pm
University Museum
All Ages
April is National Poetry Month, and the Museum is excited to integrate art and literature in a new, interdisciplinary celebration! All month, on the blog and in the galleries, we will spotlight student work inspired by our collections, share lesson plans, and hold interactive events tied to National Poetry Month. #joinus4npm in person or on social media!

 June-July, Most camps 9am-12pm
University Museum
Grades Pre-K-8
$65 for members at the Family-level and above
$85 for non-members
Summer Camp Sign-ups are ongoing. See the website for complete listings and #joinUS this summer!

Every Monday in April, 8:30am
University Museum

Saturday, April 1st, 9am-12pm
Jackson Ave. Center

Ages 0-5
Come join us and Lafayette-Oxford United Way's Excel-ebration! An Excel By 5 Program.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
University Museum
Grades 6-12

Storytime at the Lafayette-Oxford Public Library
Friday, April 7, 2017, 10:30 am

First Friday Free Sketch Day & Poetry Write-In
Friday April 7, 2017

University Museum
All Ages
The perfect antidote for writer’s block! Come use our LOFT (Lafayette Oxford Foundation for Tomorrow) gallery stools to sit in the collection and use our artwork as inspiration for your next poem or story. Free sketch, writing, and inspiration materials provided.

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
University Museum

Ages 0-2 with a grown-up
Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ the Powerhouse
Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ the Museum
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Ages 2-5
$5 per family
People, Places, and Things! Kate Freeman Clark Family Day
Saturday, April 22, Drop-in 10 am-noon

University Museum

April (Double) Art Crawl
April 25, 2017
Various around Oxford
Fun, free jump-on, jump-off tour of Oxford’s art scene and YAC Sculpture Trail hosted by the Yoknapatawfa Arts Council. Come meet our new sculpture, Zorro the Fox, and attend a poetry reading at the Museum featuring the works of Professor Blair Hobbs’ students starting at 7pm. Transportation and refreshments provided.

Double Decker Arts Festival
April 28-29
The Museum is happy to announce that it is a co-sponsor of this year's Double Decker Arts Fest! Please come by our information tent on April 29 from 9am-11am for a free children's activity. Check back through out the day and "Meet the Museum," as other staff members inform the community about their role at the Museum!

GFOS's 5th Annual Gospel Choir Showcase 
and Cooking Competition
April 30, 2017 3-5pm
Next to Oxford City Hall

We will also work with groups from:

Dr. Louise Arizzoli’s Art History, Stone Park Mothers' Morning Out, Scott Center, EDHE classes, Lafayette Middle School, Batesville Middle School, DT Cox Elementary, Leap Frog, and more!

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