Learning to Play at the Children’s Museum [F-19-35]

Presenter: Sharon Vegh Williams
Location: TBA
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Wed 3:00 PM 10/30

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Want to learn more about this new cultural and educational institution in Potsdam? The North County Children’s Museum opened its doors to the public in 2018 after successfully completing a one-million dollars capital campaign. Renowned exhibit designers, Alchemy Studio, which have worked for the Smithsonian, completed the interactive exhibits. Come see how the Children’s Museum lives up to its motto: “Where children play to learn, and grown-ups learn to play!”

Sharon Vegh Williams, PhD, has worked in museums and schools for 30 years. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the North Country Children’s Museum. She also teaches museum studies courses at St. Lawrence University. Her book, entitled “Native Cultural Competency in Mainstream Schooling,” was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. Sharon continues to research and write about museums.

NOTE: Presenter’s suggested website: www.northcountrychildrensmuseum.org

Cap: 25

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