A Fondness for Beetles: Victorian Diorama Workshop

March 24, 2018


Hudson River Museum


Tween, Teen, Adult


Event description:

Make a miniature diorama in a surrealistic, whimsical take on Victorian décor. Daisy Tainton, artist and insect preparator at the American Museum of Natural History, will lead participants in creating a scene under glass, with a preserved beetle as the star of the show. Participants are encouraged to bring their own miniatures, natural objects, or other items for inspiration. Limited to 20 participants, ages 11 and up.

Address: 511 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-963-4550
Website: hrm.org

About Hudson River Museum

Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: No
Stroller check: Yes
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
Family bathroom: No

The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
Play area: Indoor
Party room: Yes

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