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David O. Brown, Underwater Cinematographer

Featured Upcoming Event on June 8 at 2:00 pm

David O. Brown: Underwater Cinematographer

Our Executive Director, Lara Litchfield-Kimber and renowned cinematographer, David O. Brown, who collected and curated custom underwater footage for the Ocean Bound exhibition, will share behind-the-scenes reflections on the “Making of the Ocean Bound Exhibition” at 2:00 pm.

Mr. Brown will also host a 3:00 pm presentation on his professional career as an underwater cinematographer that bridges art and environmental science. Visitors will also be introduced to Mr. Brown’s dive gear and specialized camera equipment as he dives for a shoot in the Connecticut River at 4:00 pm (weather and water conditions depending.)

Read more about Mr Brown’s work HERE.

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Program(s) starting 11/30/2020

Nov
30
Program

Mini Makers Virtual Workshop: Light and Mirrors

9:00 AM

Join us in our Mini-Makers program all about the science of light and shadows, mirrors and reflections. This three-part virtual program is for children ages 4-5 and an adult to…

Audience: Children, Families, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
01
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Playful Patterns Virtual Workshop (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

From stripes on a crosswalk to stripes on a zebra, we live in a world of patterns. In this three-part maker-based series, we will explore the science, beauty and utility of…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
01
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Balancing Act Virtual Workshop (for ages 9–12)

1:00 PM

Feel the force and uncover the cool math and patterns of STEM toys as we explore balance through engineering! Using playground science, simple machines, and a variety of unique…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
02
Program

Superhero Science Virtual Workshop (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

Up, Up, and engineer your way through a variety of challenges! Explore the science behind your favorite superhero or super-shero, build your own superhero action figures, and…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
02
Program

Make It Move! Virtual Workshop (for ages 6–8)

3:00 PM

Each week, use a variety of special materials provided by the Montshire to experiment with a different force, such as gravity or magnetism. Discover how forces make things move!…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 6-8)

10:30 AM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

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

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

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

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
16
Program

Science Story Time: Dragonflies

10:30 AM

Explore the remarkable life cycle of dragonflies as we read the book Are You a Dragonfly? by Judy Allen. We’ll then make our own mechanical dragonflies to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
16
Program

Health Research Live! Advances in Telehealth

12:00 PM

Telehealth has rapidly expanded in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What advances have been made and how does this affect public health? What does this mean for how…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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