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August 2018


Robotics Workshops!

August 9 @ 10:30 amAugust 20 @ 2:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Lancater Science Factory

For the fourth year in a row, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and the Lancaster Science Factory are collaborating to present Summer Robotics Workshops in 2018! Workshops feature Baxter, a state-of-the-art, human-like, educational robot and MORE! Workshops are held at our Science Café.

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PreK Science Camp

August 20 @ 9:30 amAugust 24 @ 11:30 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Looking for a summer camp for your littlest scientists? Don’t miss our ‘Science that Sticks’ Camp designed for children ages 4 to 6. Each camp runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 am or 1-3pm. Cost is $135 for each 5-day session. Camp registration is first-come, first-serve, so sign up as soon as you can! Payment is due at time of registration. A limited number of scholarships are available for families in need.           Please click here to view the…

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Nissley Gallery Permanent Collection

August 28December 7

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, who generously provided funding for this gallery.  Featuring over one hundred works from the museum’s collection, it is a broad sampling of the various core collections including pre-Columbian, African and Japanese objects, regionally created furniture, fiber arts and crafts, as well as paintings, sculptures, works on paper and glass created from the…

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Colette Fu: We are Dragon Tiger People

August 28December 9

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Colette Fu’s one of a kind pop-up artist books are based on ancestral explorations.  Fu traveled to China’s Yunnan Province, where 25 of the nation’s 55 minority tribes reside.  Her exploration in the varied cultures of China culminated in a remarkable body of intricate pop-up books and photo collages titled We Are Tiger Dragon People.  Fu says of her work, “Pop-up and flap books originally illustrated ideas about astronomy, fortune telling, navigation, anatomy of the body and scientific principles.  This…

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Night at the Museum Family Movie Night

August 31 @ 5:30 pm11:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until September 1, 2018

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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“Night at the Museum” Family Fun Movie Night   Join us on August 31st and September 1st for a very special family movie night!   Beat those “back to school blues” with a showing in our planetarium of “Night at the Museum”. starring Ben Stiller as a guard at the Natural History Museum in New York where  fantastic things happen when the Museum closes for the night.  There will be two showings of this classic PG-rated movie — one at 5:30pm and the other at 8:30pm. Enjoy the movie…

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September 2018


Binh Danh and Robert Schultz: War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials

September 4December 9

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

The exhibition War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz examines the question “How do Americans remember war?”  Using photographic portraits of soldiers developed onto leaves, historic battlefield landscapes photographed with 19th-century technologies and poems about war artist Binh Danh and poet Robert Schultz provide intimate reflections on the aftereffects of war.  This exhibition features original photographs, poetry broadsides, chlorophyll prints and artist books, drawn from the war poems and prose of Walt Whitman, our nation’s first war correspondent,…

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Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg/Peasant War

September 4December 9

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of  etchings that represent the brutal treatment of peasants in sixteenth-century Germany, their rise to revolution and battle, and their subsequent humiliation and death.  Although based on historic events, she used this series as a vehicle to criticize and protest the anticipated tragedies that unfolded across Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.  Kollwitz has been, for over a century, a major influence on print and…

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Opening Reception and Artist in Conversation for Colette Fu: We Are Tiger Dragon People

September 6 @ 5:00 pm7:30 pm

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Opening Reception and Artist in Conversation for Colette Fu:  We Are Tiger Dragon People Dana Gallery/College Center Atrium Colette Fu’s one of a kind pop-up artist books are based on ancestral explorations.  Fu traveled to China’s Yunnan Province, where 25 of the nation’s 55 minority tribes reside.  Her exploration in the varied cultures of China culminated in a remarkable body of intricate pop-up books and photo collages titled We Are Tiger Dragon People.  Fu says of her work, “Pop-up and…

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Lecture: The History of Horses & English Riding

September 6 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Please join us in welcoming the Equestrian Team of Millersville University as they present a lecture entitled “The History of Horses and English Riding.” Horses have been around for approximately 55 million years. They have changed through time and have played an integral part in shaping our world. The domestication of horses has helped people to do so many things such as transportation, farming and competition. For further information on the Equestrian Team of Millersville, please click here. This lecture will…

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Noon in the Nissley

September 12 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Please join us for Noon in the Nissley every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28, 2018.  During these mini tours, museum staff and guest “stars” such as F&M faculty, among others, will highlight three objects on view in the Nissley Gallery. The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley ’55, who generously provided funding for…

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