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David O. Brown, Underwater Cinematographer

Featured Upcoming Event on June 8 at 2:00 pm

Beneath the Surface: Special Presentations Celebrating the Opening of Ocean Bound

2pm: Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition

Montshire Executive Director Lara Litchfield-Kimber spearheaded the development of the Ocean Bound exhibition. To collect and curate the custom underwater footage used in Ocean Bound, she turned to renowned cinematographer, David O. Brown. Together they will share behind-the-scenes reflections on the “Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition”.

3pm: “My Life as an Underwater Cinematographer”

Mr. Brown will also host a presentation on his professional career as an underwater cinematographer that bridges art and environmental science. Visitors will then be introduced to Mr. Brown’s dive gear and specialized camera equipment.

Free with museum admission or membership.

Read more about Mr Brown’s work HERE.

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Program(s) starting 12/27/2019

Jan
07
Program

Tips for Success: Veggies from Artichokes to Zucchini

1:00 PM

Garden writer and organic gardener Henry Homeyer will share his knowledge about growing great vegetables. Do you know what to do on Labor Day so that your Brussels sprouts will…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Jan
23
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Magnets and Electricity (Ages 6–8)

10:30 AM

In this three-part series, experiment with magnets, electromagnets, and the basics of electricity. Build basic circuits with motors, bulbs, switches, and batteries to explore…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Jan
23
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Homeschoolers Series: Magnets and Electricity (Ages 9–12)

1:00 PM

In this three-part series, experiment with magnets, electromagnets, and the basics of electricity. Build basic circuits with motors, bulbs, switches, and batteries to explore…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Jan
31
Program

Montshire Makers: Paper Circuits

6:00 PM

Learn to make electrical circuits on a piece of paper—send a friend a card that lights up!

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Montshire Makers

Location: Classroom

Cost: $8 (members), $10 (non-members)

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Feb
04
Program

The Art of the Shade Garden

1:00 PM

Sarah and Gary Milek will share information on their methods for gardening in the shade at Cider Hill Gardens & Gallery. Gary’s wonderful paintings will thrill you and…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Mar
03
Program

Design-Less Gardening

1:00 PM

Disregard traditional design rules and adopt a new approach. What clues can you take from your landscape to help you provide the right plant for the right place? Learn to…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Mar
05
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Microscopes and Biology (Ages 12–15)

10:00 AM

Explore the microscopic worlds living at the Montshire! Use microscopes to investigate the diverse algae growing in our fish tanks and the fungus gardens of our leaf cutter…

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers

Cost: $80 (members), $90 (non-members)

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Mar
05
Program

Science Story Time: Making Music

11:00 AM

Explore the Montshire’s “Making Music: Science of Musical Instruments” exhibition as we read Play this Book by Jessica Young and Daniel Wiseman. Young children will have…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
06
Program

Montshire Makers: Slotted Sculptures

6:00 PM

Use our laser cutter to make your own slotted sculpture pieces: flat, 2-D materials that slot together to create a 3-D sculpture. Make a moose with four pieces. Make a rocket…

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Montshire Makers

Cost: $8 (members), $10 (non-members)

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