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Family Programs

Family Programs Summer 2018

Museum- Mini Mornings

Looking for something new to do with your active preschooler? Join us at the Museum for fun, educational and interactive activities specifically designed for you and your little one. Classes are led by our experienced program instructors and incorporate the museum's unique features including our heritage orchard, exhibitions, and historic buildings. Each 4 week session has a new theme and activities, so you can sign up for multiple sessions! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional children $40.00 each (max 3 children per adult).

  • Time: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • Ages: 2-4 years
  • Cost: $70.00

Session 1: Wednesday July 4, 11, 18 and 25

  • Barcode: 324785

Session 2: Wednesday August 8, 15, 22, 29

  • Barcode: 324786

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Museum Pottery - Herb Garden: Mini Planter & Labels

Create a set of 4 pinch pot planters for your kitchen window sill or in the garden. These planters are perfect for teaching the little ones about nature’s life cycle, from seed to harvest. Design, create and decorate your creations in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: July 7, 2018

  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $55.00
  • Age: 4+ 
  • Barcode: 324658

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Museum Pottery - Parent & Me Pottery

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of clay in our Pottery Studio!  This program provides an opportunity for those big and small to play with clay, to each make a special treasure, and best of all spend time together while being creative.  We will explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling.  Together with our professional artist instructors participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $75.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies.

Dates: Sunday, July 8, 15, 22, and 29

  • Time9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Cost: $165.00
  • Ages: 4 and up
  • Barcode: 324650

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Museum Pottery - Robots & Superhero Door Hanger

Masks, capes, stars and spaceships! Use your superpowers to create your own Robot-Superhero themed door hanger. Perfect for fans of science, comics and engineers of all ages. Spend some quality family time in our exciting pottery studio in a galaxy not so far away! Includes supplies and firing for one door hanger. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

Date: Saturday July 14, 2018

  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 324764

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Museum Pottery - Matching Emoji Mug & Bowl

Welcome summer with adorable matching Emoji Mug & Bowl! Learn how to create these cute and colourful pieces step by step, then decorate your creation with a variety of textures colourful underglazes in our exciting pottery studio. This project is fun for the entire family and can be enjoyed year after year! Includes supplies and firing for one mug and one bowl. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

Date: Saturday, July 14, 2018

  • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 324783

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Museum Pottery - Family Summer Ice Cream Celebration

Create a set of two very special Ice Cream dishes to help cool down those hot summer days!    These bowls are perfect for sharing the banana split or ice cream sundae with your favourite person. Design, create and decorate your creations in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+

Session 1 Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

  • Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Barcode: 324712

Session 2 Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

  • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Barcode: 324759

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FALL 2018:  Family Pottery Programs

Fall Registration starts August 14th.

Museum Pottery - Parent & Me Pottery

Join us as we explore the wonderful world of clay in our Pottery Studio!  This program provides an opportunity for those big and small to play with clay, to each make a special treasure, and best of all spend time together while being creative.  We will explore methods of hand building such as sculpting, surface decoration, slab building and coiling.  Together with our professional artist instructors participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.   Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $75.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies.

  • Age: 4+
  • Cost: $175.00

Session 1:  Sundays September 9, 16, 30, October 7 (please note there is no class on September 23rd due to Applefest)

  • Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 329229

Session 2: Sundays October 14, 21, November 4, 11th (please note there is no class on October 28 due to Scaryfest)

  • Time: 10 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Barcode: 329230

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Museum Pottery – Autumn “Applefest” Bowls

Create a set of two very special APPLEFEST Apple Bowls in time for the Autumn Apple Harvest!    These pinch pot bowls are perfect for sharing your favourite homemade apple sauce, apple dumplings, apple pie or apple anything! Design, create and decorate your creations in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Saturday September 8

  • Age: 4+
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Barcode: 329230

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Keepsake Handprint Picture Frame

You and your child can created extra special gift for friends, parents, grandparents or that special person in your child’s life.  With the help of our professional instructors, kids will design, create and decorate their special Handprint Picture Frame.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Saturday November 17

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329391

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FAMILY “GOBBLE GOBBLE” TURKEY PINCH POT

Create a set of 2 pinch pot Turkeys in plenty of time for Thanksgiving. Design, create and decorate your creations in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Saturday September 29

  • Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Age: 4+ 
  • Cost:  $40.00
  • Barcode: 329400

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Halloween Family Workshop

Come and celebrate the Halloween season with us at the Markham Museum! Have the kids come and make their own candy dish, jack-o-lantern, ghostly dish or spider web plate to store their Halloween loot.  During this workshop we will create, decorate and paint their unique creations with our professional artist instructor.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.  Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Saturday October 20

  • Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Age: 4+
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Barcode: 329401

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Autumn Leaves Family Picture Frame Workshop (Family)

Learn step by step, how to create a beautiful Autumn Leaves Family Picture Frame to hold your favourite family photo.    Decorate your creation with a variety of textures colourful underglazes in our exciting pottery studio. The project is fun for the entire family and can be enjoyed year after year!  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes supplies and firing.

Date: Saturday November 3

  • Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329402

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Keepsake Holiday Handprint Ornaments (Family)

Create Family Keepsakes together.  You and your kids can created extra special prezzies for their BFFs, parents, grandparents or that special person in their lives.  With the help of our professional instructors, kids will design, create and decorate their special ornaments.  Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes supplies and firing.

Date: Sunday December 9

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329403

Date: Wednesday December 12

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329404

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Keepsake Holiday Handprint Ornaments (Family)…continued

Date: Thursday December 13

  • Time:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329406

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Family Winter Wonderland Ornament Workshop (Family)

Create a set of 12 ornaments that are great for decorating for the holiday season.  Keep them as a family treasure or give as holiday gifts. Use winter and holiday themed patterns, stamps and colour to create your own individual ornaments. This project is something that you can bring out year after year. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants

Session 1: Saturday December 8

  • Time:  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Barcode: 329407

Session 2: Saturday December 15

  • Time:  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Ages: 4+
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Barcode: 329544

Session 3: Sunday December 16

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329546

Session 4: Sunday, December 16

  • Time:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329545 

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“Light Up the Night” Tea-light Lanterns

Light up those cold winter nights with beautiful handmade ceramic tea-light lanterns. Our professional instructor will help you create your very own lantern that is sure to add some magic to your home.  This project is beginner friendly and fun for all ages. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants.

Date: Thursday December 27

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329547

 Date: Friday December 28

  • Time:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329548

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Museum Pottery - Matching Mugs

Share a yummy hot chocolate in a pair of matching mugs with your favourite little person! One big and one small, these mugs are perfect for those cold winter nights. Design, create and decorate your creations in our fun and exciting pottery studio! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $25.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. Includes all supplies and firing.

Date: Thursday December 27

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329549

Date: Friday December 28

  • Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Cost: $40.00
  • Age: 4+
  • Barcode: 329550

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Half Day Pottery Camp (3 days)

Come and enjoy Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio. Campers will create imaginative projects throughout the week, learning various techniques such as coiling, pinching process and slab building. Campers will be taught various pottery skills by our professional potter and gain inspiration for their projects from the Museum’s collection, a must have experience for any creative child! No experience required and all materials/firing included.

Date:  January 2, 3, & 4, 2019 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

  • Ages: 8-13
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Camp Code: $103.00
  • Before Care: $18.00
  • Barcode: 329236 

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Registration Information

Consult your Markham Life magazine for registration information, or call the Program Coordinator at 905-305-5970.