Second Saturday Events:
August – December 2021
Second Saturday Admission is Free to Roswell Residents!
Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum will be stopping by with 4 STEAM activities to choose from. Each of the activities will be packed in individual bags with accompanying instructions that the child/family can make.
- Centrifugal force swing
- Mirror Play and making a kaleidoscope
- Parachute making and testing
- Scribble Bots
GO BIG! Action Drawings, sometimes called "gestural abstraction", is a style of art in which paint or other mediums are spontaneously scribbled, dribbled, splashed or smeared onto the canvas. How can you express emotion in an entirely abstract drawing? Opening of Phillis Ideal’s work. Visit with the artist in the gallery 11-2
Chalk Art Showcase! Chalk art contest to be held outside, the main (south) entrance of the museum. Competitors must sign up ahead of time and will have the morning of the 9th to work on and finish their drawings. A non-competitive, free Draw area will be available for all ages with 2nd Saturday teaching artists around to help budding artists with ideas and techniques.
Recycled Art with Nancy Fleming! BYOJ (bring your own junk) and 2nd Saturday will be ready with assembly tools, like tape, glue, wire and whatever else we can scrounge together. Ideas and prompts will be provided or go Mad Max style and come up with your own creations.
Shrinky Dinks and Pixie Dust! DIY ornaments with all kinds of magical materials. Spice up your holiday decorations game and make something spectacular. As always, 2nd Saturday Teaching Artists will be on hand to guide the process.
Sunday Gentle Yoga
Rest and Renew on Sunday Afternoons
Select Sundays: 2-3pm
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3 & 17
November 7 & 21
December 5 & 19
FREE for Museum Members
$5 for Non-Members/Session
payable at the door
Gentle yoga moves slowly and mindfully, allowing you to move safely into a variety of standing, seated, and supine poses, calming the mind and body. Join 200 hour certified yoga instructor Alice Buck for this all-levels gentle yoga class in the Museum's galleries.