Educators' & Family Free Day at Lynden

October 18, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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This event is free to educators. Please be sure to identify yourself as an educator when you arrive at Lynden, and don't forget to visit our upstairs studio to meet our education staff and learn more about our education programs.

Parking: Please park at the Park & Ride located just to the west of the Brown Deer Road exit of I-43. A free shuttle bus will run between the Park & Ride and Lynden beginning at 10:00 am. If you require handicap access, you may park in the lot at Lynden.

The Lynden Sculpture Garden welcomes educators to visit with their families and learn more about our place-based PK-12 education programs. These programs connect students and teachers with art and nature through tours, field trips and classroom visits.

2015-2016 Education Programs

• Docent-led and self-guided tours focusing on Art as an Avenue to EcoAwareness.
• We offer a full range of art field trips that combine tours with hands-on artmaking, and nature field trips that introduce students to Lynden's back acres.
• Customized programs that bring the sculpture garden to your classroom or integrate your curricular needs into a visit to Lynden.
Weekly Art Drop-In, School’s Out workshops, Programs for the Very Young, and Summer Art & Nature camps.

Schedule

All day Family Kits/Guide available to check out
10 am-12 pm Drop-in Art: Leaf Confetti Collage
10:30 am Story Time in the Garden
10:45 am-11 am Make Your Own Birding Binoculars
11 am-11:45 am Family Bird Walk
12 pm-3 pm Prayer Flags with Pat Hidson & Tori Tasch
12 pm-3:30 pm Drop-in Art: Birds of Lynden
1 pm-2:30 pm Autumn Tree Walk with University of Wisconsin-Extension Associate Professor Sharon Morrisey
1 pm-3:30 pm Drop-in Nature: Bird Bingo
1 pm-3:30 pm Drop-in Nature: Ink Drawing with Feather Quills
1 pm-3:30 pm Drop-in Nature: Bird Table (specimen exploration and hands-on inquiry)

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