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Story Time in the Gallery
Saturday, January 21 from 10:30 am - 11:00 amFREE
Every third Saturday of the month, TMORA hosts a free story time for families and kids in the Fireside Gallery. Kids will enjoy listening to a story related to art and culture of the region, investigating artworks, and exploring the museum using a gallery hunt. Registration required as each child will leave with a take-and-create bag.
Saturday, January 21 | 10:30 – 11:00 AM
- Recommended for ages 5-9, but all are welcome!
- FREE | Pre-registration for children is required. *Each story time session will be limited to 25 children.
- Free admission for parents/guardians as well.
- There is free parking across the street (Diamond Lake Road) in the Mayflower Church parking lot.
New! Family Tours
Starting in January, there will also be a family tour offered right after Story Time in the Gallery guided by a docent and TMORA’s very own special fox friend, Lisa. Lisa is TMORA’s friend and mascot for family programs. She will guide the docent around to her favorite artworks. Docents play the role of moderator – someone to start and keep the conversation going. These tours run 20 – 30 minutes long. Children are welcome to do the gallery hunt while on this tour.
January’s Book: Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella by Jan Brett
One magical night, Cinders, the most picked upon hen in the flock, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters don’t recognize her.
Jan traveled to Russia and readers will be in awe of the Ice Palace aglow under a deep blue moonlit sky, exquisite ball gowns on the comely pullets, uniforms with gold braids and buttons on the cockerels, striking Russian architecture transformed into ice in the borders, and a very funny flock of chickens who provide an appealing, original look at this snowy Cinderella.