Workshops

February 2019

2/23
Saturday
Mood Mud: Color Changing Playdough
02/23/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Measure and mix a batch of your own thermochromatic playdough that changes color with the heat of your hands. A perfect experiment to explore heat and how it moves! $8 (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). Register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

2/24
Sunday
Rainbow Discovery Class with Take-home Prism
02/24/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Discover the optics behind rainbows and color and learn how different animals see the world in colossally different ways. Peer through lenses and binoculars, light up jello lasers, inspect owl skulls, and see what see bumblebees and butterflies see. We'll play with refraction and reflection and find out what all this has to do with rainbows in our Lights, Camera, Color exhibit. Class includes your own rainbow prism to take home. Ages 4+

$11 (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). Register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

March 2019

3/9
Saturday
Super Hero Cape Making Workshop
03/09/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Are you a hero in need of a cape? Join us to design and create your own superhero cape during this hands-on, messy workshop. Choose from a variety of base colors and measure it to fit just right. then design your own emblem to make your cape unique to your superpower.

$14/cape (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). To register, call 207-828-1234, visit kitetails.org, or stop by the front desk today.

3/10
Sunday
Rainbow Discovery Class with Take-home Prism
03/10/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Discover the optics behind rainbows and color and learn how different animals see the world in colossally different ways. Peer through lenses and binoculars, light up jello lasers, inspect owl skulls, and see what see bumblebees and butterflies see. We'll play with refraction and reflection and find out what all this has to do with rainbows in our Lights, Camera, Color exhibit. Class includes your own rainbow prism to take home. Ages 4+

$11 (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). Register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

3/23
Saturday
Mood Mud: Color Changing Playdough
03/23/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Measure and mix a batch of your own thermochromatic playdough that changes color with the heat of your hands. A perfect experiment to explore heat and how it moves! $8 (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). Register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.

3/30
Saturday
Paint a Lobster Buoy Workshop
03/30/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Discover the tradition of painting a lobster buoy. Learn about the history of lobstering in Maine, sketch a design onto your own buoy, then make your vision a reality with colorful paint. Each buoy measures approximately 12 inches. $18 per buoy (members receive 10% off). Register online, call (207) 828-1234 ext. 231, or stop by the front desk.

3/31
Sunday
Rainbow Discovery Class with Take-home Prism
03/31/2019
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Discover the optics behind rainbows and color and learn how different animals see the world in colossally different ways. Peer through lenses and binoculars, light up jello lasers, inspect owl skulls, and see what see bumblebees and butterflies see. We'll play with refraction and reflection and find out what all this has to do with rainbows in our Lights, Camera, Color exhibit. Class includes your own rainbow prism to take home. Ages 4+

$11 (Museum & Theatre members receive a 10% discount). Register online, call (207) 828-1234, or stop by the front desk.