Wenham, Massachusetts 01984
Beloved local author and illustrator Ed Emberley and his daughter Rebecca present a special exhibit of illustrations from their collection of frightfully-friendly Monster books. This award-winning author-illlustrator team uses brightly colored simple geometric shapes and thumbprints to teach young artists the basics of drawing. Young visitors will delight in the silly stories and playful images the Emberly's use to help demystify the imaginary world of monsters.
Wenham Museum invites you to come in costume, as a monster, dragon or dinosaur and hear frightfully fun stories, create monster print art and play silly monster games. Explore Wenham Museum’s spring exhibits: 'Draw Me a Story: Paper Monsters' with Ed and Rebecca Emberley a display of lively monster art and 'Pop Goes the Book!' an exhibit of engaging pop-up books. All Ages.
Shoemaker and the Elves Puppet Show at Wenham Museum tells the story of the clasic Grimm's fairy tale. The full-scale marionette performance with harpsichord accompaniment performed by the Cape Ann Waldorf School Magical Strings Puppet Troupe.
The 11 a.m. show is full. Call museum to register for the 1 p.m. show. 978-927-2377
Discover how people kept warm in the winter long ago as you and your child enjoy a story about winter on the farm, sip warm cocoa, and make a mitten craft with museum educators. The M is for Museum museum-themed programs are led by museum educators and designed to introduce young children to the world of museums in a fun and interactive setting. Pre-school age and up.
Enjoy an amazing model toy train extravaganza where bridges explode and toy-size Cars® race around a track as the Geo-Trax® train chugs by in this room-size model train layout.
All are invited to enter the 7th Annual Gingerbread Building Contest at the Wenham Museum! Individuals or groups of any experience level and any age are welcome to submit their creation as part of this years contest for display at this year's Gingerbread Express.
Members of the community are invited to create gingerbread buildings with a food related theme: a candy cane factory, a pizza parlor or even a green grocer!
Entry is FREE and all entries will be returned to bakers after the display!
The Gordon College Kids Club is hosting a Trunk or Treat (car trunks that is) Party at the parking lot of the Main Chapel at Gordon College! Cars will be decorated for Halloween and are sponsored by students and local businesses. Costumed children and their parents are welcome to travel through Gordon’s Trunk or Treat course to get some goodies in their bag and have a blast meeting Gordon students.
Wenham Museum celebrates community creativitiy with their new LEGO art exhibit! A display of over 60 unique sculptures by amateur and semi-professional LEGO artists showcases the creative talents of the community using a unique artistic medium. Carefully-configured towers, creatures and imaginary places built by children and adults will move and amaze you! Think out-of-the-box and build your own miniature masterpieces at our creative stations in this colorful exhibit.
Museum collections come to life in a magical evening of mystery and surprise. Wear your Halloween costumes and take a moon-lit tour of the museum's c. 1690 Claflin-Richard's House, set off on a treasure hunt and enjoy seasonal treats!