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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 03/20/2021

Mar
28
Program

Animals Up Close: Painted Turtles

4:00 PM

Come out of your shell and say hi to the Montshire resident reptiles – the turtles! We’ll look at our painted turtles up close, examine the bones of a giant snapping turtle,…

Audience: Children, Families, Animals Up Close

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Apr
05
Program

Space Craft: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:00 AM

Become an artistic astronaut as we explore outer space through crafting constellations, making moons, and painting planets. For preschoolers and their adult caregiver.

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

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
05
Program

Space Craft: Virtual Workshop, Session 3 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:45 AM

Become an artistic astronaut as we explore outer space through crafting constellations, making moons, and painting planets. For preschoolers and their adult caregiver.

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Program

Optical Illusions Virtual Workshop Session 1 for ages 9-12

10:00 AM

Trick your eyes and brain! Each week we’ll try and then make our own optical illusions. From thaumatropes to afterimages, we will discover the science behind each optical…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Houseplants by Design: Adding Plants to Your Décor

1:00 PM

You want houseplants. You need houseplants. But do you really utilize houseplants to their fullest potential? Join Tovah Martin in this virtual lecture filled with photos and…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Via zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Apr
06
Program

Pinball Wizard Virtual Workshop for ages 12-15

1:00 PM

In this virtual workshop, 12-15 year olds will design, test and build your own working, cardboard pinball machine around a theme of your choosing. Engineer a launcher, flippers,…

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

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Program

Optical Illusions Virtual Workshop Session 2 for ages 9-12

3:30 PM

Trick your eyes and brain! Each week we’ll try and then make our own optical illusions. From thaumatropes to afterimages, we will discover the science behind each optical…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Apr
06
Special Event

Author Talk: First Steps

7:00 PM

First Steps explores the unusual and extraordinary nature of walking on two legs. A seven-million-year journey to the very origins of the human lineage, First Steps shows how…

Audience: Adults

Location: via Zoom; information to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Apr
08
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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