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Lunar Landing 2.0

SCHOOL VACATION WEEK

Included with museum admission

Monday, February 20, 2017 from 10:30am - 4pm

Location: Peabody Essex Museum

Investigate the science, technology and innovation driving lunar exploration. Immerse yourself in a portable planetarium, design a spacecraft, plan a lunar colony and much more!

 

DROP-IN ART MAKING

Lunar Module Engineering
10:30 am-4 pm | Atrium

Design a lunar module model for transporting astronauts between the Moon's surface and their orbiting spacecraft.

 

COLLABORATIVE ART MAKING

Lunar Mission: Make a Moon Colony
10:30 am-4 pm | Create Space

Design a portion of a Moon colony with artist/educator Kimberly Aaronson as museum guests join together to create a 3-D lunar outpost fit for humans.

 

DROP-IN ART MAKING

Moon Collages
10:30 am-4 pm | Create Space

Create a Moon-themed collage inspired by Lunar Attraction artist Beth Hoeckel's compositions.

 

PERFORMANCE

Moon Crazy
11-11:45 am and 1:30-2:15 pm | Morse Auditorium
Recommended for all ages

Put on your imagination cap and blast off to the Moon with master storyteller Jackson Gillman! His songs and lively stories, including Frank Asch's Happy Birthday Moon, launch you into space and pilot you happily home.

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