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SUMMER 2017 Great Events Happening at the Staten Island MUSEUM

 

JULY

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Family Art Workshops: Watercolor Landscapes
Saturday, July 1,
1:00pm-3:00pm

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Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission


Join us for a day of painting inspired by the exhibition Staten Island SEEN. Work with watercolor paints and various techniques to paint a landscape of your own. The workshops are on-going. Feel free to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm. Supported in part by the Lilly Auchincloss Foundation.

 

Bikes & Bloomers

Saturday, July 8, 11:00am (Rain date July 9)

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

Adults $10/$8 members (under 16 free)

A unique guided bike tour along Staten Island’s North Shore waterfront in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of NY State Women’s Suffrage and the freedom bicycles and bloomers afforded women from the 19th century into present day. Start with a bike decorating party at the Museum, then hop on your bike with Transportation Alternatives and ride 3 miles to the historic Alice Austen House to enjoy a BYO picnic and talk about how an innovation in transportation and a controversial undergarment can be tools for social change. Period costumes welcome!

 

Meditation 101

Wednesday, July 12, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably.

 

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park

Wednesday, July 12, 2:00pm-4:00pm (timed for the outgoing tide)

Free/Donations Welcome

The shorebirds have already started their southward migration. We will also be looking for waders, terns, etc. Meet at the north end (toward Oakwood) of the large parking lot. Bring sunscreen and something to drink. It will be hot.

 

Summer Nights | Summer Glow: Scrubs and Salves

Thursday, July 13, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members

Support summer healthy skin! We’ll guide you through the basics in this hands-on class as Joanne Colagiacomi demonstrates how to make your own homemade salves and scrubs using simple ingredients. You’ll leave with the products and knowledge to continue creating your own natural body products at home. For guests 21 +. Admission includes 2 drink tickets. Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.

 

Super Science: Sun Print Photography

Saturday, July 15, 10:00am-12:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

8-13 year olds accompanied by an adult

$10/$5 Museum Members. Includes admission

Can you take a photograph without a camera?  What is a blue print? Discover the science behind the camera and gather some interesting objects for your photo shoot. Supported in part by TD Bank.

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 18, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Summer Nights | A Stitch in Time: Intro to Embroidery

Thursday, July 20, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members

In this beginner friendly class you’ll get a hands on rundown of the basics of this classic craft. Master a few simple stitches and you’ll have the skills to create original works of art of all sizes! In this workshop you’ll embroider a handkerchief and learn about the long history of this oft overlooked accessory with artist Juliet Hinely. For guests 21 +. Admission includes 2 drink tickets. Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.

 

Meditation 101

Wednesday, July 26, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Summer Nights | Shore to Shore Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, July 27, 7:30pm-9:30pm (Check-in is at 7:00pm)

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members; $75 for teams of 4+ in the same car

Join us for this unique scavenger hunt on four wheels! Guests use clues leading them to sites of recent and bygone historical significance that “used to be” but have disappeared, or changed in appearance. In order to get around to each site, teams will need a car. The first team back at the museum after solving all the clues and posting them to social media will win a prize! Short reception for all participants will follow. *Each participating car must be equipped with enough seatbelts for all players. All laws must be strictly obeyed otherwise teams face immediate disqualification. Open to all ages, registration recommended. Please arrive at 7:00pm to check-in, the hunt begins at 7:30pm sharp.

 

Moth Night

Saturday, July 29, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$10 per adult/Children under 12 free

Stay up late and celebrate National Moth Week! Featured activities include: face painting, Museum moth specimens, shadow dancing, cool pops, art activities, and a night hike through Snug Harbor. All ages and interests are welcome. Guests should bring flashlights, cameras, a container, and a science note book. To learn more about National Moth Week visit nationalmothweek.org. Presented in collaboration with the Staten Island Children’s Museum.

 

AUGUST

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, August 1, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Summer Nights | Leatha Togetha: Beginners Leather Tooling

Thursday, August 3, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members

Students will learn the basics of leather tooling. Students will learn step by step how to draw, transfer, cut, tool, and finish their project. Guests will take home a truly unique piece of art. All materials provided. For guests 21 +. Admission includes 2 drink tickets. Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.

 

Family Art Workshops: Jewelry Making
Saturday, August 5,
1:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Celebrate National Friendship Day (August 6) by creating friendship bracelets, key chains and more. Bring a friend and create together! The workshops are on-going. Feel free to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm. Supported in part by the Lilly Auchincloss Foundation

 

Meditation 101

Wednesday, August 9, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Summer Nights | Good as Gold: Intro to Gold-Ground Painting

Thursday, August 10, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members

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 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.

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, August 15, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Bird and Nature Walk: Great Kills Park

Wednesday, August 16, 9:00am-11:00am (timed for outgoing tide)

Free/Donations Welcome

More shorebirds and other migrants. Meet at the north end (toward Oakwood) of the large parking lot. Bring sunscreen and something to drink. It will be hot.

 

Summer Nights | Solar Eclipse of the Heart: Party at the Museum

Thursday, August 17, 7:30pm-10:30pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

$25/$20 members

Close out the summer with the solar eclipse! Celebrate with us as we prepare for the first solar eclipse in the US in 38 years. Guests are encouraged to wear white, black, or gray as we party the night away with Karaoke Tremendous with Lord Easy, astrological readings, dancing, art making, and film! Free food, cash beer and wine bar. For guests 21 +. Admission includes 2 drink tickets. Registration recommended, walk-ins welcome space permitting.

 

Super Science: Solar Eclipse

Saturday, August 19, 10:00am- 12:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

8-13 year olds accompanied by an adult

$10/$5 Museum Members. Includes admission

August 21st marks the day a total solar eclipse can be seen across the continental US for the first time in 38 years! Come learn about the mechanisms behind an eclipse and build your own device for safe viewing. Supported in part by TD Bank.
Meditation 101

Wednesday, August 23, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Week to week registration; walk-ins as available.

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably.

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, August 29, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Bird and Nature Walk: Conference House Park

Wednesday, August 30, 10:00am-12:00pm

Free/Donations Welcome

Looking for southbound migrants. Meet in front of the Visitor’s Center on Satterlee St. at the end of Hylan Blvd.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Family Art Workshops: Hispanic Heritage Month
Saturday, September 2,
1:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Make paper fiesta flowers, papel picado flags and maracas to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. View authentic Hispanic artifacts in our “Opening the Treasure Box” exhibition before or after you stop at the workshop! The workshops are on-going. Feel free to drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm. Supported in part by the Lilly Auchincloss Foundation.

 

Meditation 101

Wednesday, September 6, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Week to week registration; walk-ins as available.

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably.

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, September 12, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

Bird and Nature Walk: Clove Lakes Park

Wednesday, September 13, 10:00am-12:00pm

Free/Donations Welcome

More southbound migrants. Meet on the Martlings Avenue bridge.

 

67th Annual Fence Show

Saturday, September 16, 2016 (rain date: Sunday, September 17), 11:00am – 5:00pm
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A

FREE, Museum Entry by Donation

Hundreds of artists, craftspeople, environmental groups, and classical musicians descend on the grounds outside of the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor to sell or display their work. Join this day full of arts and crafts, and a delightful concert presented by Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble. Artist spaces range from $45-$75. Apply at bit.ly/fenceshow2017 or contact Donna Pagano at 718.483.7106, DPagano@statenislandmuseum.org.

 

Meditation 101

Wednesday, September 20, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Week to week registration; walk-ins as available.

A guided meditation in our Infinite Compassion Gallery. Dress comfortably.

 

Intro to Tai Chi

Tuesday, September 26, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
FREE with Museum admission

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that has taken on new life as a powerful healing art, a moving meditation, and a non-contact martial art all in one. Practicing Tai Chi can improve balance in our lives (literally and figuratively), provide gentle exercise, improve mindfulness, and gain more energy. Join us every other Tuesday to learn the full form of Tai Chi movements. Walk-ins welcome.

 

Bird and Nature Walk: Wolfe’s Pond Park

Wednesday, September 27, 10:00am-12:00pm

Free/Donations Welcome

Join the search for southbound migrants. Meet in the main parking lot near the field house.

 

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