Calendar of Events

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Calendar of Events 2017-03-07T16:04:09-04:00
Jun
24
Mon
2019
Art Camp
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 12:30 pm

 

Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Six-year-old children must have completed Kindergarten to attend camp.

Retired Art Teacher, Dee Ruckert will be conducting the art camps at Old Economy Village. Children will try different types of art mediums while exploring Old Economy Village. They will see original examples of reverse glass painting and then do a reverse glass painting of their own. They will visit the Natural History Museum and learn about Alexander Wilson who sketched and painted birds of the United States. They will get a chance to see the Harmonists copies of the 9 volume Alexander Wilson bird books and see a bird book made by a Harmonist. Sketching, watering coloring foil embossing, silk egg dying and creating a mosaic are some of the other art projects that will be done throughout the week using the buildings and gardens for inspiration. 

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov

Jul
8
Mon
2019
Art Camp
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – Jul 12 @ 12:30 pm

 

Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Six-year-old children must have completed Kindergarten to attend camp.

Retired Art Teacher, Dee Ruckert will be conducting the art camps at Old Economy Village. Children will try different types of art mediums while exploring Old Economy Village. They will see original examples of reverse glass painting and then do a reverse glass painting of their own. They will visit the Natural History Museum and learn about Alexander Wilson who sketched and painted birds of the United States. They will get a chance to see the Harmonists copies of the 9 volume Alexander Wilson bird books and see a bird book made by a Harmonist. Sketching, watering coloring foil embossing, silk egg dying and creating a mosaic are some of the other art projects that will be done throughout the week using the buildings and gardens for inspiration. 

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov

Jul
15
Mon
2019
History Camp
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 12:30 pm

Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Six-year-old children, must have completed Kindergarten to attend camp.

Retired Art Teacher, Dee Ruckert will be conducting the History Camps at Old Economy Village.  Children will get a chance to meet the curator and museum educator to see some special artifacts and tour various parts of the village. Children will meet different trades people such as a weaver and silk reeler and try their hand at these historical trades. They will do some gardening and bake in the outdoor bake oven. They will learn about dying cloth and make a tie dye shirt. Other activities will be finger weaving, painting and foil embossing. They will get a chance to visit several of the historic buildings and see other artisan demonstrators.

 

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov

Jul
22
Mon
2019
History Camp
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm

Camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Six-year-old children, must have completed Kindergarten to attend camp.

Retired Art Teacher, Dee Ruckert will be conducting the History Camps at Old Economy Village.  Children will get a chance to meet the curator and museum educator to see some special artifacts and tour various parts of the village. Children will meet different trades people such as a weaver and silk reeler and try their hand at these historical trades. They will do some gardening and bake in the outdoor bake oven. They will learn about dying cloth and make a tie dye shirt. Other activities will be finger weaving, painting and foil embossing. They will get a chance to visit several of the historic buildings and see other artisan demonstrators.

 

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov

Jul
29
Mon
2019
Architecture Camp
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm

Camp is designed for children ages 11 to 13

This summer camp examines architecture by studying the buildings and landscape of Old Economy Village. Children will learn about different types of architectural elements by visiting buildings and doing scavenger hunts. They will explore brick patterns for buildings, sketching architectural elements and buildings, architectural drawings, design and drafting.

Cost: To Be Determined

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov

Aug
5
Mon
2019
Architecture Camp
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm

Camp is designed for children ages 11 to 13

This summer camp examines architecture by studying the buildings and landscape of Old Economy Village. Children will learn about different types of architectural elements by visiting buildings and doing scavenger hunts. They will explore brick patterns for buildings, sketching architectural elements and buildings, architectural drawings, design and drafting.

Cost: To Be Determined

To register or to get more information please contact David Miller at (724) 266-4500 x 110 or at davmiller@pa.gov