Attention all LEGO-Trainiacs! The LEGO Train is coming back with a super-spectacular room-size model train layout sure to ignite the imagination of children of all ages! Train and toy fans will be amazed by this 100% LEGO model train layout. The design and layout are constructed with the highest degree of precision by the New England Lego Users Group! Come see a rainbow colored L-gauge model train speeding along a Brick-track as it races by soaring skyscrapers, country cottages, mountainside ski slopes, and a crazy carnival, all designed with the highest degree of precision.
See the world of nature through the eyes of Julie as she watches an orphaned duckling learn about perseverance, all while she learns lessons of love.
Join local author Julia Walsh for a reading and book signing of Wings on the Wind, a new children’s book based upon a true story. Ms. Walsh will also lead us in an art making activity. Copies of the book will be available for purchase in the Wenham Museum Shop.
Wenham Museum is proud to host their Annual Faery Festival at Wenham Museum! Calling all fairies, elves and magical creatures! Wear your finest fairy frocks, or borrow one of ours and enjoy a day of fairy fun. Storyteller Jape Payette will be on site telling interactive fairy tales. Details regarding further program offerings and refreshments to follow.
LEGO® Fans bring your creative genius to this day of fun! Let your imagination loose on our huge collection of LEGO blocks. Build a tiny car to race or a flying saucer for outer space. Legos are a lot of fun; bring your kids to this brick-fest of fun! Come early and tour the galleries featuring a model train gallery, doll and toy collection, textiles and our 17th-century house.
Wenham Museum’s 44th Annual Family Festival and Craft Fair will return to the museum’s lawn August 27, 2016. One of the North Shore’s finest craft fairs featuring the region’s best artisans—some new and many returning—offering unique hand crafted items, family activities, and the museum galleries.
The Gallery at Gordon College's Barrington Center for the Arts presents its opening exhibit of the 2012-2013 season. Timothy Harney: My Mother's Hands, My Father's Heart: Paintings and Collages, 2000-2012.
Timothy Harney's whimsical and colorful paintings and collages will fascinate children of all ages. The Gallery will exhibit an especially large number of Harney's artworks, spanning more than a decade of this local artist's notable career.
Come to The Gallery on Sat. Sept 1st from 4pm to 6pm for the opening reception and artist lecture.
Children are welcome!
A Hamilton-Wenham tradition moves to the Wenham Museum!
Musical vingettes by the Fireside Carolers and the Allegro Dance Ensemble will put everyone in the holiday spirit with a sing-a-long, stories, and instrumental performances. Appropriate for all ages.
At the turn of the 21st century the Common Threads Quilt Guild began a project called The Storybook Quilts under the leadership of Pat Gandt. The quilts were sewn with love by members of the guild with the goal of supporting literacy and fostering interest in the needle arts. The guild drew inspiration from children’s books that used quilts or coverlets as an integral part of their stories.
Come “ride the rails” and see three big “Train Time” model railroad layouts created by the museum’s Train Curators and volunteers. A museum tradition since the 1970’s, everyone will have fun seeing the village details, lights and moving trains in our largest exhibit gallery.
M is for Museum programs have been designed to introduce young visitors to museum concepts in a fun interactive setting. On the second Friday of the month at 9:30 and 10:30.
In the Wenham Museum Makery, children will explore their creativity and engineering skills.