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October 2018


Spooky Science Trick-or-Treat

October 17 @ 11:00 amOctober 27 @ 4:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$9

Stop into the North Museum this Halloween for our Spooky Science Trick-or-Treat! Each activity station will have a candy or non-candy treat for all our guests! You’ll get a complimentary trick or treat bag to carry your stash of goodies and all your crafts to take home! There will be a Costume Contest at 12pm and 3pm with prizes for the first, second, and third place winners! We encourage all our guests to wear costumes for this day of fun!…

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Nissley Gallery Permanent Collection

October 20

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 7, 2018

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

October 20

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

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

October 20

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

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

October 20

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

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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Tales from the Caretakers: The Haunted History of Rock Ford

October 20 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until October 26, 2018

Rock Ford Plantation,

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$15

Rock Ford welcomes the return of “Tales from the Caretakers: The Haunted History of Rock Ford Plantation.” This play was first presented in 2013 and was favorably received by regional audiences. After five years, the “Caretakers” are returning to their former home at Rock Ford! This one-act play is being presented at Rock Ford by professional actors Cynthia Charles and Evan Cooper of The Theatre of the Seventh Sister. Evan and Cynthia will be playing eccentric husband and wife caretakers…

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Oct 21-“Room Enough For Them All” at Boehm’s Chapel

October 21 @ 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Boehm’s Chapel,

13 W Boehms Rd

Willow Street,

PA

17584

United States


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Free

Michael Showalter, museum educator at the Ephrata Cloister, will present, “Room Enough for Them All” on October 21, at 3 o’clock PM in historic Boehm’s Chapel. The PowerPoint program will examine the diversity of religions and denominations found throughout Lancaster County as early as 1750. To quote, Showalter, “In this mix of cultures, dissident religious minorities of Europe were intended to live among Native Americans in peace.” Showalter will touch on a variety of resident groups, including the English, Scots-Irish,…

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Noon in the Nissley

October 24 @ 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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Crime Scene Science: A Night Of Forensic Investigation

October 25 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10 – $12

The Lancaster Science Factory proudly welcomes Forensic Scientist, Jackie Mitchell for a night of hands-on crime scene investigation!

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Haunted Museum

October 27 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

North Museum of Nature and Science,

400 College Ave,

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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$9

Come out and join us for a spooktacular evening of thrills, chills, and good old fashioned fun! After hours at the North Museum is Halloween fun for all. Sit by the campfire in our planetarium and listen to some stories including local lore and Native American tales about the stars. Take a flashlight scavenger hunt throughout the Museum and find some of our creepy, crawly, and uncanny collections along the way. Stop by our Mad Scientist’s Lab and learn how…

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