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Check Out Summer Happenings at the Staten Island Museum & Moth Night is this Saturday!

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Moth Night
Saturday, July 29, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
$10 for adults/Free for Children under 12
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
All ages are welcome to stay up late and celebrate National Moth Week! Featured activities include face painting, Museum moth specimens, shadow dancing, art activities, and a night hike through Snug Harbor. Presented in collaboration with the Staten Island Children’s Museum. 
 
Guests should bring flashlights, cameras, a container!

Register online, walk-ins welcome!

Supported in part by Level Solar.
Intro to Tai Chi
Saturday, July 29, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
An ancient practice takes on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Join us every other Saturday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements.
Summer Nights | Leatha Togetha: Beginners Leather Tooling
Thursday, August 3, 7:30pm-9:30pm
$25/$20 members
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
 
Participants will join Clay Wollney to learn the basics of leather tooling with including how to draw, transfer, cut, tool, and finish their project. Take home your truly unique piece of art. All materials provided. For guests 21+. Admission includes 2 drink tickets
For guests, 21+ Admission includes 2 drink tickets. Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.
Supported in part by Savorian Wines and Flagship Brewery.
Family Art Workshop: Jewelry Making
Saturday, August 5, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
Celebrate National Friendship Day by creating friendship bracelets, key chains and more. Bring a friend and create together!
The workshops are ongoing. Feel free to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.
Supported in part by Lilly Auchincloss Foundation
Meditation 101
Wednesday, August 9, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Free with Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably. Walk-ins welcome. Read about meditation at the Museum in Metro US.
Summer Nights | Shine On: Painting with Gold
Thursday, August 10, 7:30pm-9:30pm 
$25/$20 members
Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace (Building A) SI, NY 10301 (Map)
 
Why did medieval artists use gold for the backgrounds of altarpieces? Why was gold almost universally used to embellish holy images around the world? How did they make these images? The Gold-Ground workshop with Robert Bunkin will answer these and other questions and give you first-hand experience with the materials and processes of making your own gold-ground artwork. No prior experience is necessary! All materials provided. For guests 21 +. Admission includes 2 drink tickets.

Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.
Supported in part by Savorian Wines and Flagship Brewery.
If you missed out on the auction, you can still see Ingrid Michaelson in her Broadway debut. Use Code: GCSA614 for tickets starting at $39!
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