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Family Programs

Family Programs Spring 2018

Museum - Family Fun Science Workshops

Join us as we mix, measure, and discover together!  From pulleys and gears to slimy experiments, we will explore the science behind some of our favourite things.  These workshops specifically allow families to engage together in hands-on activities that explore science in the world around them. Each session is different! Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $9.00 each (max of 3 children per adult registered).

  • Cost: $18.00 (per family registration 1 adult, 1 child)
      • Session 3: Saturday May 26
      • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      • Barcode: 314009


      Gift for Father’s Day Frame

      Display your favourite memories with Dad in this unique picture frame! Learn how to create your own frame step by step in our fun and exciting pottery studio. Decorate with Dad’s favourite things and colours! Includes all supplies and firing for one picture frame. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

      • Date: Saturday, May 26
      • Barcode: 318914
      • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
      • Cost: $40.00
      • Age: 4+

       

      Father’s Day World’s Best Dad Trophy

      Come in for some after-brunch quality time with Dad this Father’s Day at the Markham Museum! Show Dad he’s number one with this fun ceramic trophy tile. Create lasting memories and unique artwork with the help of our professional pottery instructor! Includes all supplies and firing for one trophy tile. Cost for 1 child and 1 adult, additional adults or children $20.00 each to a max of 2 additional participants. 

      • Date: Sunday, June 17th 2018
      • Barcode: 318921
      • Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
      • Cost: $40.00
      • Age: 4+


      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 lead 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 - 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

      • Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
      • Cost: $165.00
      • Ages: 4 and up
      • Barcode: 324650

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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 - 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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      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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      Registration Information

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