Offered in conjunction with the Museum’s special exhibition: Design/Build: The Drawings of Phillips & Holloran, Architects. Unless otherwise indicated, children should be dropped off at the Museum at 9:00 a.m. and picked up at 12:00 p.m. This program is suitable for ages 6 to 10. Cost is $40 for Museum members / $50 for nonmembers. To register please call (978)283-0455 x16 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 9 – 12: Design Challenge!
Tuesday, August 9: The Architecture of Cape Ann
Architects have a language of their own. Learn some architectural terms and types of buildings, then test your skills by doing a roof scavenger hunt and making a portrait painting of a historic building.
Wednesday, August 10: Design and Build – What Does it Take?
Phillips & Holloran, Architects (1890s through 1950s) designed and built houses, schools, hotels, artist studios and commercial structures throughout Cape Ann. Learn about the planning that goes into creating the buildings that surround us, then use architect’s traditional tools to draw plans of your own home or favorite building.
Thursday, August 11: Putting Your Ideas on Paper
Continue working on the plan for your building of choice using various media.
Friday, August 12: Build Your Dream House!
Using cardboard and other materials create a 3d model of your building.