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The Staten Island Museum is pleased to welcome you back to the galleries on weekends with safety protocols in place due to COVID-19. Please purchase advance dated tickets and plan ahead for your visit. All programs remain virtual at this time. The safety and wellbeing of our community, visitors, staff, and volunteers are of the highest priority.

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Family Art Workshop: Papier Mache Teacup

During the women’s suffrage movement, tea parties provided women a place to gather, fundraise, and organize their efforts to advance the cause. With just a few household items, you can make your own papier mache teacup and start from there.

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The True Grit of the Suffragists

Staten Island OutLOUD presents a virtual performance on the women’s suffrage movement with local historian Patricia Salmon, Edwina Martin (Public Administrator of Richmond County) and Bonnie Bolstein (Island resident and descendant of suffragists). Poet Laureate, True Grit Suffragist, and Zine Workshops are sponsored by a Humanities New York Vision/Action Grant

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Super Science: Fossil Dig

The word fossil comes from the Latin word fossus, meaning "having been dug up." Fossils are often found in rock formations deep within the earth. Join us for an experiment simulating the fun and challenging aspects of digging for fossils and open your mind to the possibilities that some “fossils” are still alive as relatively ...

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Zine Workshop with Staten Island Zine League

Zines are small-scale, independently created and published magazines. Throughout the years, they have expressed the social and political tensions of their times. In addition to talking through  the history and visual language of this literary genre, participants are encouraged to create a zine that celebrates or takes inspiration from the centennial of women’s suffrage in ...

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Family Art Workshop: Winter Landscape Diorama

Create your own tiny winter world using your imagination and found materials. Get inspired by some of the most beautiful winter scenes in the museum collection, and make a magical miniature diorama all your own.

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Super Science: Hibernation, Migration, Adaptation

When the going gets tough, the tough doesn’t always get going…sometimes they adapt! Explore the ingenuity behind seasonal living through the lives of the Wood Frog, Alaskan Caribou, and Arctic Fox. However, you can observe how local animals and birds spend their winter by setting up an outdoor feeding station and recording your findings in ...

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