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Art Camp

Click here to learn about our Art Camps


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Drop in and Draw

Every Saturday
10:30am - 2:30pm

Every Saturday, our museum educators offer drawing classes in the Courtyard of Hyde House. Whether you're an avid draughtsman, or if you've never drawn before, this is the place to be! Enjoy the creative atmosphere of our historic house, as you hone and learn drawing skills. Each week we offer a different subject.

Free with Museum admission

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STEAM SUNDAY

New Schedule *Second Sunday of each month
Tours begin at 1pm and 2:30pm

Explore the museum in a different light, with the guidance of a museum educator through our permanent collection and ever changing exhibitions. Think from different angles and learn new, exciting facts about the world around us and how it relates to the art of the past and present. This tour is for families and is followed by a science-based art activity in the Art Studio.

Free with Museum admission

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Tours for Tots

Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am

(This program is not offered in the Summer months - June 23 is the last day for the 2016 season.)

Specially designed program for ages 5 and under to explore the museum with an educator and enjoy creative time in the art studio.

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ARTfull Afternoons

Wednesdays, drop-in to the Art Studio between 1:30 – 4:30 pm

(This program is not offered in the Summer months - June 22 is the last day of the 2016 season.)

Ages 5 - 14, with adult companion. Drop in, take a self-guided tour and then come make themed art in the studio. The theme changes on a weekly basis.

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Birthday pARTies

Ages 5+


With the child’s age and interests in mind, Birthday pARTies include an I Spy tour or scavenger hunt in the museum and galleries followed by art activities in the studio, with time for cake and presents.
$10 per child for museum members / $15 per child for non-members


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For more information, please contact Jenny Hutchinson, Museum Educator at 518-792-1761, ext. 327 or jhutchinson@hydecollection.org


We thank our education sponsors:

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Support is also provided by the Touba Family Foundation


Image courtesy PJN Photography

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