Kids’ Winter Workshops Offered at the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum

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February 2008
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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., FEBRUARY 6, 2008—The Farmers’ Museum and the Fenimore Art Museum will once again offer the popular Fabulous February Fun: Kids’ Winter Workshops on February 19, 20, and 21 from 9:30 am to noon. This year’s programming offers fun and exciting activities incorporating aspects of both museums and Native American culture. The workshop schedule follows:

Tuesday, Feb. 19 – Fenimore Art Museum
Participants will design their own fantasy maps, and create paintings at the Fenimore Art Museum.

Wednesday, Feb. 20 – Native American Programs
Children will play traditional games, listen to stories, and make Native American crafts.

Thursday, Feb. 21– The Farmers’ Museum
Join us for some old-fashioned games and crafts that are sure to warm you up.

The workshops will be held at the Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum from 9:30 am – 12 pm. The workshops are open to children 7-11. Admission: $15 per workshop or $40 for all three days. All classes will meet at the Main Barn of The Farmers’ Museum. Pre-registration is strongly recommended, walk-ins welcome. Call (607) 547-1410 for registration and information.

The Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum, two distinct institutions that together explore and present the diverse history, art, and culture of rural American life, are located across from each other on Lake Road, Route 80, in Cooperstown, NY. Admission to each museum is $11 for adults, $9.50 for visitors age 65 and over, and $5 for children age 7 to 12; children 6 and under and members are admitted free. Reduced price combination admission tickets that include both museums and The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum are also available. The Fenimore Art Museum is open from April 1 through December 31; The Farmers’ Museum is open from April 1 through October 31, with special events throughout the year. For museum hours or general information, please call 1-888-547-1450 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org and www.farmersmuseum.org.

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For more information and photographs, please contact:
Christine Liggio, Public Relations Office
Fenimore Art Museum & The Farmers’ Museum
P.O. Box 800, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Tel: (607) 547-1472/E-mail: c.liggio@nysha.org

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