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EVENTS

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | Build A Board Game | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Build A Board Game.” Repurpose pieces of old board games to construct your own game board, tokens, obstacles, and more. Then use your imagination to come up with rules to play your new game and test it by playing! This workshop is best suited for children ages 8 and up. The Holland Museum will provide supplies. Advance registration is required by calling (616) 796-3329. The time for this event is 1-3 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, 31 W. 10th Street. The cost is $5/child. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Deck the Halls | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Deck the Halls.” Join museum staff and volunteers as they decorate for the holidays! Help us trim the tree and hang wreaths to the tune of holiday music, learn to make paper snowflakes, and design your own ornament to hang in the museum lobby. Supplies will be provided by the museum—all are welcome! The time for this event is 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, 31 W. 10th Street. The cost is free but there are fees for admission to museum galleries and exhibits. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Monday, December 9, 2019 | December Free Second Monday | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “December Free Second Monday.” Check out our current exhibits including Spark!Lab. The time for this event is 4 to 8 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, 31 W. 10th Street. The cost is free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 2019 | Christmas at the Cappon House | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Christmas at the Cappon House.” This holiday season join us in celebrating a Victorian Christmas at the Cappon House! Enjoy a tour of the opulent home while learning how yuletide celebrations have changed in the last 100 years. Visitors can also create traditional decorations, sample holiday sweets, sing along to Christmas tunes on the piano, capture a loved one’s affection under the kissing ball, and more. This event is appropriate for the whole family, with activities aimed at children and adults ages 5 and up. Advance registration is strongly encouraged. The time for this event is 12–4 p.m., and it takes place at the Cappon House, 228 W. 9th Street. The cost is $8/member, $10/non-member, children 5 and under are free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Monday, January 20, 2020 | How Would You Change the World?: MLK Day at the Holland Museum | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “How Would You Change the World?: MLK Day at the Holland Museum.” The Holland Museum will be open free of charge to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn about inventors from diverse backgrounds and explore how you can change the world. Please join us for family activities all day long. The time for this event is 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, 31 W. 10th Street. The cost is free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Friday, January 24, 2020 | Museum on Tap | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Museum on Tap.” Join us for a fun filled tasting event to sample beer, wine, and cider with the Museum on Tap fundraiser. Enjoy an exhibit on the history of brewing in Holland along with great food, silent auction, and raffles. Proceeds support upcoming Museum programs and exhibits. Member discounts and early bird ticket discounts available. The time for this event is 6:30-9:30 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Armory, 16 W. 9th Street. Tickets are available at hollandmuseum.org. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.


Saturday, February 22, 2020 | Magic at the Museum | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “Magic at the Museum.” Merlin’s beard! For one bewitching afternoon, the museum is transforming into an enchanting destination for witches and wizards to explore! All activities will take place throughout the day, so come and go as you please. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite witch, wizard, or magical creature. The time for this event is 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and it takes place at the Holland Museum, . The cost is $8/member, $10/non-member, children 5 and under are free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.

EXHIBITS

Friday, November 15 and Monday, November 18 through Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | NEA Big Read Lakeshore Event: Exhibition of Student Learning | Holland

The Holland Museum presents “NEA Big Read Lakeshore Event: Exhibition of Student Learning.” Join us for extended Holland Armory hours in celebration of the work of students at the annual Student Exhibition of Learning. View hundreds of insightful student responses to the themes presented in Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies professionally displayed throughout the Armory. The time for this event is Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday from 11 a.m. -4 p.m., and Wednesday from 11 a.m. -6 p.m, and it takes place at the Holland Armory, 16 W. 9th Street. The cost is free. For more information, call (616) 796-3329 or visit hollandmuseum.org.

 

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