ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM: Dickson Mounds Hosts Pottery Program for Kids on Dec. 15
Illinois State Museum issued the following announcement on Nov. 26.
At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, December 15 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be ‘Create with Clay.’ Participants may enjoy learning about the ancient Native American creation and use of food containers. Each participant will receive a generous portion of clay to create a piece to take home. These creations may make the perfect handmade holiday gift.
Kid’s Day programs at Dickson Mounds Museum are geared toward children ages 5 and up with an adult. Registration is not required. Clay for the December 15 event will be available on a first come, first served basis. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.
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