Posts Tagged: sfcm

Winter Solstice Festival 2015

$3/members $5/non-members Help us celebrate the upcoming longest night of the year! Our most treasured holiday-season event featuring: drumming bonfires magical farolito labyrinth star-gazing with telescopes hot chocolate marshmallow & apple roasting! All activities will take place outdoors so please dress warmly!  ...

Happy Birthday Georgia O’Keeffe

in partnership with The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Art Activities 1pm - 5pm Beaded Corn on the Cob we will create beautiful cobs using colorful beads & pipe cleaners Corn Mosaic Using dyed corn kernel from our garden we will construct a group corn mosaic Bubble Wrap Corn We'll be exploring the use of bubble wrap as painting technique UPDATE:  ...

Other Ways To Support SFCM

Volunteer with SFCM! We are gearing up for our busiest time of year, and we need your help! From now until January we will be actively training teen and adult volunteers to help with our annual appeal, membership drive, holiday events (TRAINS! Winter Solstice!), and floor support during our extended holiday hours. This is a great way to ...

Welcome Heidi Heidgerken

This fall we are excited to also welcome Heidi Heidgerken to our programming staff. Heidi will work in tandem with Tammy as an SFCM Programming Coordinator, coming up with cool monthly challenges and activities, and also facilitating our weekly Wee-Wednesdays program for babies & toddlers. Heidi comes to SFCM after a ten year stint at Explora in Albuquerque. ...

Exhibit Change Out – Fall 2015

The mood was festive last week as the SFCM team including a bevy of volunteers, interns, and hard workers helped with our quarterly exhibit change out. Fueled by pies from Upper Crust Pizza (Thank you Upper Crust!), it was a two-day affair including at least one very late night for Exhibit and Facilities Manager, Jesse Bartlett. There was a ...

Welcome Tammy McLellan

We are happy to report that our amazing YCC Garden Manager this past summer, Tammy McLellan, is staying on with us as a Programming Coordinator. We are delighted to have Tammy's talents and unique sense of wonder & whimsy at SFCM year round. The next time you walk through the Earthworks space, be sure to look for some of the playful ...

Pajama Tales from the Book Nook

As part of Thursdays Are YOURSdays, offering free admission between 4pm - 6:30pm, The Santa Fe Children's Museum will be hosting a wind-down story time the 4th Thursday of every month at 6pm. Tonight's featured a guest reader: Tammy Mclellan Tammy is one of SFCM's Programming Coordinators and was our YCC team leader last summer.  She has been a resident of Santa ...

Conrnelius’ Birthday

Our resident corn snake Cornelius is celebrating his 6th birthday today. We'd like to collect 100 cards and surprise him on his big day. Come make a card and sing happy birthday and then watch him blow out all the candles on his birthday mouse. J/k about the candle part... but we will be feeding him a mouse and singing ...

Thank You Southwestern Title & Escrow!

The long standing local business, Southwestern Title & Escrow is celebrating their 20th anniversary this month. But instead of throwing a huge, over-the-top birthday party for themselves they have chosen twenty local nonprofit organizations located in Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties to celebrate. Wow. The Santa Fe Children's Museum was honored to be chosen for recognition by ...

Celebrating Alfred Collins von Bachmayr

Alfred Collins von Bachmayr was not only an innovator and craftsman, he was also a great friend to the Santa Fe Children's Museum. Almost from SFCM's inception Alfred was a presence, always ready to lend a hand and jump in - whether it be teaching a class, thinking of new and imaginative ways to evolve the outdoor Earthworks garden, ...

Earthworks Program: Find A Bug

Katie from our summer YCC crew, will present Find a Bug: kids will learn about common insects and their importance in the garden.  They will have a chance to find bugs in the garden, draw it and write a story about their bug.     Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank ...

Earthworks Program: Ant Education

Hosted by Ruben, a member of our summer YCC crew. Ant Education will utilize experiments to learn about any anatomy, functions of ants, and the homes they construct.  He will provide ant facts and a coloring sheet, along with hands on observation of experiments. Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank you for understanding. ...

Earthworks Program: Find A Bug

Katie from our summer YCC crew, will present Find a Bug: kids will learn about common insects and their importance in the garden.  They will have a chance to find bugs in the garden, draw it and write a story about their bug.     Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank ...

Earthworks Program: Ant Education

Hosted by Ruben, a member of our summer YCC crew. Ant Education will utilize experiments to learn about any anatomy, functions of ants, and the homes they construct.  He will provide ant facts and a coloring sheet, along with hands on observation of experiments. Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank you for understanding. ...

Earthworks Program: Find A Bug

Katie from our summer YCC crew, will present Find a Bug: kids will learn about common insects and their importance in the garden.  They will have a chance to find bugs in the garden, draw it and write a story about their bug.     Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank ...

Earthworks Program: Ant Education

Hosted by Ruben, a member of our summer YCC crew. Ant Education will utilize experiments to learn about any anatomy, functions of ants, and the homes they construct.  He will provide ant facts and a coloring sheet, along with hands on observation of experiments. Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank you for understanding. ...

Earthworks Program: Find A Bug

Katie from our summer YCC crew, will present Find a Bug: kids will learn about common insects and their importance in the garden.  They will have a chance to find bugs in the garden, draw it and write a story about their bug.     Please note: programming subject to change due to weather & staffing. Thank ...