On Saturday, October 8 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, October 9 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, art educators from Perrenial will be at The Magic House teaching visitors how to reduce waste by turning recyclable materials into eco-friendly masterpieces such as jewelry, décor and stationery.
Recycled Art is part of The Magic House’s Visiting Artist Series. This drop-in workshop is free with Museum admission and no reservations are required.
Perennial is a community workshop and store in St. Louis, MO that offers educational programming in creative reuse to diverse populations and sells creatively repurposed home goods and eco-friendly project supplies. Perennial’s mission is to build a creative culture of sustainability in which discarded items are transformed into valued and cherished resources.
The Visiting Artist Series is a yearlong celebration of the arts at The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum. One weekend every month, Museum visitors have the opportunity to learn from a variety of professional artists as they demonstrate their techniques. Children are invited to work alongside artists and explore similar materials as they join in the fun of the creative process. The
Visiting Artist Series is made possible with the support of the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis, Advisory Research, Inc. and Piper Jaffray.
About The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum
The Magic House is a not-for-profit participatory museum that provides hands-on learning experiences for children and families and encourages experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills within a place of beauty, wonder, joy and magic. Regular Museum admission is $10 per person. Children under the age of one are free.
The Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, one mile north of Highway 44 in historic downtown Kirkwood. Hours during the school year are Tuesday through Thursday, 12:00 pm to 5:30 pm; Friday, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; and Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:30 pm. The Museum is closed on Mondays during the school year. Parking is always free at The Magic House. For more information, please call 314.822.8900 or visit The Magic House online at www.magichouse.org.