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Toddler Takeover at Beaumont Children’s Museum BCM staff and volunteers will engage young children ages 0-5 through stories, crafts, science experiments, music and movement.  We believe in learning through playing and strive to improve gross and fine motor skills along with other educational aspects such as the alphabet, number recognition, shapes and colors. The children and their guardians will rotate between 4 different 25 minute rotations. Toddler Takeover check in will start at 8:45 AM each Wednesday morning. Participants will meet at 9AM at the Tot Spot for the group welcome and start their rotations at 9:05 AM. Story time (3 books with song or game in-between) Music & Movement Craft/Art Project based on theme Science Experiment/Technology activity based on that day’s them » ADMISSION $5 per member child $10 per non-member child Includes: Regular admission + Program Cost. Only the children will be charged for the program. » PUNCH CARDS – 2 Options available for $4 per program visit 25 Sessions Card = $100 10 Sessions Card = $40 Members will be able to purchase these cards with an additional 10% discount. This card covers the cost of the Toddler Takeover program only.  Members will need their member cards […] Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)

The Art of Found Objects: Enigma Variations Opening Reception Enigma Variations is organized by guest curator and author, Robert Craig Bunch of San Antonio, and is an exhibit of artwork by artists who use found objects. They were included in Bunch’s book, The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists, published by Texas A&M University Press, 2016. This exhibition focuses on artists currently (or formerly) working in Texas that all create art with found materials. Artists Steve Brudniak (Austin), Marilyn Lanfear (San Antonio), Angelica Paez (Houston), Ward Sanders (Lytle) and Kelly Sears (Boulder, Colorado) will be featured as the focus of the exhibition and will each have numerous works in the exhibition. They will be joined by other well-known Texas artists that often explore creating art with found objects, including: Charles A. A. Dellschau, Forrest Bess, Felix “Fox” Harris, Jesse Lott, David McManaway, Maudee Carron, Clyde Connell, Bert Long, Mary McCleary, Dario Robleto, Vernon Fisher, Trenton Doyle Hancock and Jonathan Rosenstein. As guest curator, Bunch has selected each artist, considering the diversity and enigmatic visual history of the found object realm. A book signing of Bunch’s book will take place at the opening reception. Bunch will also write an […] Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)