Hands On History: Build a Covered Wagon!

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Put yourself in the shoes of the American pioneers. Join us at the Berman Museum any time between 2:00pm and 4:00pm to build your own covered wagon. Once your wagon is complete, you’ll have the opportunity to pack it with “supplies.” Will you be able to carry everything you need for your trip out West?

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Little Explorers Preschool Program!

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The weather may not allow much exploring outside, but the Anniston Museum of Natural History is the perfect place to keep your preschooler entertained and engaged, all while learning about the world around us. Every Tuesday, our Education team will encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum with their children and learn more about the day’s topic in our exhibit halls. A new theme will be explored each week and animal ambassadors will drop in periodically to help out!

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Hands On History: Shadow Puppets!

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Celebrate the reopening of the Berman Museum with the Anniston Museums and Gardens Education team as we learn about the Chinese art of shadow puppets and how they are made. Additional types of Chinese puppets will also be displayed. After creating your own puppet, visit the newly redesigned Arts of Asia Gallery to see more examples of Asian art!

Hands on History is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Pitcher Plant Dissection Workshop!

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Pitcher Plant Dissection Workshop

Thursday, September 23, 3:00pm

LBG Rotary Room

Many people are familiar with the Venus fly trap, but the carnivorous canebrake pitcher plant is unique to Alabama. In this workshop, each participant will dissect a pitcher plant, discover how and what it eats, and how it grows. Each participant will also go home with his/her own Venus fly trap and instructions on how to care for it.

Pitcher Plant Dissection Workshop is $20 per person and $15 for members. The program is limited to 25 people. Pre-register for this program by visiting www.ExploreAMAG.org or call 256-237-6766.

Hands-On History: Native American Hide Paintings

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Hands-On History: Native American Hide Paintings
Saturday, September 4, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Berman Museum Classroom

Join the Berman Museum between 1:00pm and 3:00pm to create a Native American hide painting. Make “hide” from paper and then decorate it using Native American signs and symbols that tell a story.

Hands-On History is included in museum admission and free for members.

Exploring the Natural World Homeschool Class: Fossils

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Exploring the Natural World Homeschool Class: Fossils

Friday, September 3, 10:00am-11:30am

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This month students will explore their world utilizing the Anniston Museum of Natural History’s Dynamic Earth exhibit hall. Learn about and model the different types of fossils, learn where various fossils have been discovered around the world, and discover some living fossils. 

Space is available in the younger class for ages 5-8. Pre-registration is required by calling 256-237-6766 or online via www.ExploreAMAG.org. Class fee due at time of registration.

(Cancelled Due to Weather!) Anniston Changers | Anniston Museums & Gardens!

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Anniston Changers’ 11th consecutive service project is coming to  Museums and Gardens! Our volunteers will be pressure washing, doing trail work, picking up litter, sprucing up LaGarde Park, and more from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM on August 21st!

To #Volunteer, please register here: https://rb.gy/img62j  

Volunteers will meet in the Anniston Museum of Natural History parking lot located at: 800 Museum Dr, Anniston, AL 36206. 

Volunteers should bring any of the following if possible: Pressure Washers, gloves, sunscreen, Weed-Eaters, Gardening Tools, Chainsaws and/or any other equipment that could assist in trail clearing!

Food, drinks, and fellowship will be provided to each and every person who volunteers! As always, you may register to volunteer on our website at: www.AnnistonChangers.com! 

If anyone has any questions, please feel free to contact City PIO, Jackson Hodges, anytime via text or call at: 256-846-2044!