Free Summer Family Programs At The Morse
The Morse Museum continues its 75th anniversary celebration with free summer family programs that explore the depth and breadth of the collection, and in particular, the art of casting and portrait painting.
The museum’s summer offerings for families—targeted to children in kindergarten through fifth grade and their parents or guardians—include a gallery tour with take-home activity on Tuesdays and a film, tour, and an art activity on Fridays. Registration begins May 1. Space in these free family programs is limited, and reservations are required. Details are as follows:
- Family tours—Take a 40-minute guided tour through several galleries on five Tuesdays: June 27; July 11, 18, and 25; and August 1. Includes a take-home art activity.
- Friday Family Films—Enjoy a short film, gallery tour, and art activity in this 90-minute program on five Fridays: June 30; July 7, 14, 21, and 28.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A $5 refundable deposit per person is requested when securing a reservation for either program. Call (407) 645-5311, extension 136, to make a reservation or request more information.
The Morse Museum, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in February, is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by American artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany. Summer hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Regular admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $1 for students, and children younger than age 12 receive free admission and are welcome any day of the week with their parents or guardians. The Museum, located at 445 N. Park Avenue, is owned and operated by the Charles Hosmer Morse Foundation and receives additional support from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. It receives no public funds.by