Houston Museum Summer Classes
Help your child become an official History Hunter with the Houston Museum during our fun filled summer classes!
June 14, 2018
Students will view and study some of the Houston’s beautiful antique woven coverlets, samplers, and quilts, and learn the fascinating history and stories behind this traditional art form. They will also learn about natural material and methods used in weaving. Then they get to try their hand at creating their own small masterpiece.
June 21, 2018
Occupational Shaving Mugs:
Students explore advertising and trades as they compare and contrast jobs and gender roles of the Victorian era with those of today. Students will create their own occupational mug in this fun and informative program.
June 28, 2018
The World of Glass:
Your children will love learning about the science, history, and techniques of glassmaking as they study Ms. Anna Houston’s vast glass collection while viewing select pieces during class. The kids will also enjoy making a decorative glass craft in this exciting program.
July 12, 2018
Victorian Tea Party:
Your kids will love this lively “time travel” back to a formal tea party. They learn about traditions of the 1800s and are introduced to proper Victorian manners, customs, and lifestyle as they are served tea by a hostess. Students then enjoy creating their own Victorian project.
Program Coasts: Programs are $8.00 per child.
All classes will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Lilly Waters, Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (423) 267-7176
Let the history hunting begin!!