The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts will host two sessions of the popular after-school program, Kids' Club.
From 4:00-5:30 p.m., participants will have the opportunity take part in a number of hands-on activities, while exploring the Museum and facets of Early American history.
Kids' Club, Picture Perfect Tuesday, November 3rd 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Participants will learn the art of silhouette making and will create some of their very own to take home.
Kids' Club, Giving Thanks Tuesday, November 17th 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
It's turkey time! Club goers will create their own turkey out of a pine cone. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, participants are asked to bring in an item of non-perishable food to donate to the local food pantry.
Open to children ages 6-11, Kids' Club is a hands-on, bi-monthly, after-school activities program. Children will learn about different aspects of Colonial American life through interactive lessons and craft activities. Each month there will be two new sessions to choose from. No two sessions are alike.
Children may register for as many sessions as they please. Pre-registration required, call 973-377-2982 x12 or visit www.metc.org for more information. Admission for Members is $18 for 1 session and $40 for any 3. For Non-members, admission is $20 for 1 session and $50 for any 3. Regular Museum admission is $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, students & children, and free for Members. Family maximum admission $13.00.
The Museum is open Tuesday - Saturday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and Sunday Noon to 5 P.M. Closed Monday & Major Holidays. (SUMMER HOURS- July & August, Tuesday - Saturday 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Closed Sunday & Monday)
Housed in a 1900 Richardsonian-Romanesque Revival building listed on the National Register of Historic places, the Museum explores 18th- and 19th-century American history, with a focus on New Jersey. Drawing on its collection of over 8,000 hand tools and their products, METC uses material culture to interpret the lives and technologies of people who lived and worked before the rise of large-scale industrialization in this country. The Museum offers visitors of all ages a broad range of changing exhibits, and related programs that address many facets of early American history, craftsmanship, and the diversity of trades performed by men and women. The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts received a General Operating Support Grant from the Borough of Madison, Charles Read Foundation, F.M. Kirby Foundation and Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is located at 9 Main Street in the heart of downtown Madison, just two blocks from the Madison train station. For information, please call 973-377-2982 x10 or visit our website at www.metc.org.