THANK YOU MCACA FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!
The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will hold its next Second Thursday Creativity Series program the evening of Thursday, March 12th. The theme for the event is “Family Science Night.” A variety of NMU student science groups will be on hand with some fun and interesting activities for the family. As always, there will be crafts, plus creative snacks, unexpected music and more.
The Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Series for pre-school and elementary aged children and their caregivers will run from 5:30 p.m-7:30 p.m.
The event is free with admission or membership to the Museum.
Thursday is also Dominos Pizza Night at the Museum so pizza can be ordered for $6.00 a pizza by calling ahead by 5:30 that evening.
The Second Thursday program is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Max and Phyllis Reynolds Foundation, Kohls and Culvers.
Papa Crow to perform at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
Saturday, March 21st from 6:30 -7:30
Papa Crow (Marquette musician, performer and childrens’ songwriter) will be giving a family friendly concert to support “Wow Animation.” After the concert, the Wow Animation students will show their short films made by the studio. Refreshments will be served after the concert.
No tickets needed, but your $5.00-$10.00 donation to support the program will be very much appreciated.
Look and see, look and see!!! The Museum has new energy efficient doors thanks to the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Cliffs Eagle Mine Marquette County Community Fund! The first of some pretty dynamic and significant facade changes!!! YAY!!!!! Stay tuned for more!!!
DONORS HELP ‘GUT’ MUSEUM EXHIBIT!!!!
SOMETHING SPECTACULAR IS COMING!!!!
We recently invited some generous donors to take some of the first hammer swings in connection with the “gutting” of the Incredible Journey Body Exhibit. We are starting a major “facelift” of the exhibit. In the photo from left to right are Molly Britz, museum floor facilitator; Erica Griffin, representing the Bariatrics and Metabolic Institute; Carolyn, a Museum guardian volunteer; Boli Soderberg, representing dermatologist Dr. Milton Soderberg; Nheena Weyer Ittner, Museum director; Jim LaJoie of the Superior Health Foundation; Gail Anthony of the Marquette County Community Foundation; Marquette Lions Club member Elmer Moisio; and Gary Gustufson of the Upper Peninsula Health Plan.
MARCH CALENDAR OF EVENTS