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Talks and Lectures, For Kids & Families, Drop-in Art Activity

Lunar Landing 2.0

SCHOOL VACATION WEEK (Continued)

Included with museum admission

Tuesday, February 21, 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.

 

IMMERSIVE PRESENTATION

Night Sky: Portable Planetarium
11 am-1:45 pm | East India Marine Hall
Tickets available day of program
Recommended for ages 5 to adult

Join a space expert from the Museum of Science, Boston, on an exploration of the Moon, stars, planets and other celestial objects in the cosmos. 30-minute presentations at 11 and 11:45 am, 1 and 1:45 pm.

 

SPECIAL GUEST

Meet Astronaut Cady Coleman!
2-2:45 pm | Morse Auditorium
Tickets available day of program
Recommended for ages 5 to adult

NASA astronaut Catherine Grace "Cady" Coleman shares images and personal stories from her two Space Shuttle Columbia missions, a six-month stint on the International Space Station and as an adviser to the sci-fi film Gravity.

 

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