Enjoy art, history, & science with your family. The Florence County Museum offer programs for children (K–12) and their parents and caregivers. From the children's gallery and backpack tour curriculum to interactive book readings and art studios, families can experience learning on a whole new level at FCM.
The Mornings at the Museum schedule coincides with the semesters of local school districts; September through November and January through May. Below is the schedule.
September 20, 2017: History: Fabulous Fossils
October 4, 2017: Visual Art: Studying Shapes
October 18, 2017: History: Native Americans of the Pee Dee
November 1, 2017: Visual Art: Printmaking with Everyday Objects
November 15, 2017: History: Clothing from Around the World
December 6, 2017: Visual Art: Creating with Color
January 17, 2018: History: Colonial Life in South Carolina
February 7, 2018: Visual Art: Art with Recycled Materials
February 21, 2018: History: William Henry Johnson
March 7, 2018: Visual Art: Learning about Lines
March 21, 2018: History: Miller’s Grocery Store
April 4, 2018: Visual Art: Super Sculptures
April 18, 2018: History: Gardening in the Pee Dee
May 2, 2018: Visual Art: Teaching with Texture
Mornings at the Museum is an interactive program for children ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult. This program is offered during the school year on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. The 1st Wednesday of each month will be history related topics. The 3rd Wednesday of each month will be Visual Arts related topics.
Each program includes a gallery visit, story time, and hands-on studio activity. Mornings at the Museum is free, however we do require each parent to preregister their child using our online registration form. Space is limited to 15 children per session so sign up early to reserve your child’s spot.