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March 2018


Virginia Maksymowicz: Structural Transparencies

March 20April 26

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

The Phillips Museum of Art is pleased to present an exhibition by Virginia Maksymowicz, Franklin & Marshall College Professor of Sculpture.  Through a variety of two- and three-dimensional media, the artist follows a complex visual trail of architectural and figurative elements: caryatids, columns, canephorae, baskets of produce, Corinthian capitals, acanthus, as well as bodies, bones, bread and water.  Maksymowicz does not aim to “prove” the connections she makes among them through historical methodology.  Instead, by giving them tangible form, she…

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April 2018


Furnishing Beauty: Vanities of the Dressing Table

April 10April 26

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Furnishing Beauty:  Vanities of the Dressing Table Objects and images from the permanent collection Curated by Emily Stein ’18 Nissley Gallery In this exhibition about the history and function of the dressing table, Emily Stein, Franklin & Marshall College student (Art History, 2018), explores “the vanity” as both an object and a center of elaborate feminine social practices.  On display from the Phillips Museum of Art’s permanent collection will be objects depicting the motif of vanity.  These objects-beautiful and functional-address…

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F&M Senior Student Art and Film Exhibitions

April 17April 26

The Phillips Museum of Art,

700 College Ave

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

To close the spring season, the Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College proudly presents works from our studio art and film studies students in its Senior Student Art and Film Exhibitions.  This year’s shows include film works by Aniekeme Akpan, Tubyez Cropper, Megan Ferrel, Adam Fishbein, Luke Rosica and Seong Jun You, as well as studio art works by Sarah Barket, Aditya Chawla, Enrica Fabricant, Yiling Hu, Chanchanok Keadsiri and Rachel Knochenhauer.  These exhibitions reflect student achievement and experience…

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Homeschool Class: Wind to Water

April 26 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Wind to Water-Natural Energy to Mechanical Means: Students will learn to maximize the breeze that blows outside to create energy. Then they will explore the potential energy in the falling of water. Students will finish up by making a tidal energy simulator that is created by lunar cycles. Students will listen to brief instruction, be engaged in group and individual activities geared towards meaningful application, create various hands-on manipulative pieces that they will be able to take home, and may…

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Children’s Event: “Tea with Kitty Hand”

April 29 @ 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$8

“Tea with Kitty Hand” gives children the opportunity to experience 18th century activities such as “talking with fans,” playing a memory game, finding objects in the mansion and exploring the aromas of teas. Tea and cookies with “Mrs. Hand” will be served along with a few surprises. This event will be held rain or shine on the Rock Ford porch and inside the mansion and the barn. In the event of rain, please bring umbrellas as guests will be walking from…

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May 2018


Make it Yourself Workshop: Oil Spill Cleanup

May 6 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Make It Yourself Workshop: Oil Spill Cleanup May 6th @ 2-3:30pm Description: Learn about how real-life scientists clean up after major oil spills in this hands-on workshop. Lead By: Bob Lydum & Agilent Technologies This workshop is geared towards kids in grades 3-8. Younger children are welcome to participate with adult assistance. *All activities are free with your paid LSF admission or membership.

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Webelos Engineer Adventure Workshop

May 12 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10

Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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May Fair at Rock Ford

May 20 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Join us for this traditional celebration of the arrival of Spring with period dancing around the Maypole, games, music, open hearth cooking demonstrations, mortar demonstrations by the 1st Regiment Flying Camp of Lancaster, and guided tours of the mansion (see below). The Equestrian Team from Millersville University will be riding on the ground during the event and demonstrating what they do in competitions. In addition, Meduseld Meadery will have a selection of their hand-crafted meads available for purchase. All outdoor activities…

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Lecture: “Rescuing the Revolution” by David Price

May 24 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm

Join us as David Price presents a lecture based on his book, “Rescuing the Revolution.” The victories achieved by the American cause during the events from December 25, 1776 to January 3, 1777 in the war for independence from Great Britain were the product of bold and imaginative leadership on the part of George Washington and his fellow generals, miscalculation by the enemy, and the fortuitous effects of weather as it related to the movement of troops and battlefield conditions. But…

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Soldering Zone

May 27 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Learn to solder your own blinking LED pin in this hands-on workshop! All participants must be age 10 and over. 

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