Homeschool Days

Homeschool Programs include a living history demonstration,
hands-on activities, and crafts related to the subject matter.

Homeschool families can make a reservation by calling 770-382-3818, ext. 6288.

Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3*  (*ask about member rates!)

Presidents’ Day

Monday, February 15, 2016
Program Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

This is a joint program of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. Explore the executive office, and presidents past and present through interactive gallery activities and presentations.

At the Booth, discover the fascinating history behind the carving of Mount Rushmore and try your hand at chiseling granite. Visit the voting booth and cast your ballot for a fifth face to add to the mountain. Meet George Washington and Theodore Roosevelt and much, much more.

At the Bartow History Museum, you will discover the meanings behind the symbols in the Presidential Seal, and then create your own. Learn about George Washington’s role in the development of the executive office. Hear how the role of the President has changed. You can also sample the favorite foods of some past presidents, participate in a Presidential photo booth, and much more!

Price includes admission to both museums.

Presidents' Day

Let Us Vote!

Monday, March 7, 2016
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

From the idea of “No taxation without representation” to today’s elections, voting has been an integral part of the governing of our nation. Unfortunately, not everyone has always had the right to vote. Discover which groups have had to struggle to get that right. Hear stories from the Women’s Suffrage and Civil Rights movements. Learn about significant constitutional amendments and voting laws, and create a timeline to follow.

Vote for Me!

Monday, April 4, 2016
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

How do elections work? Why do I keep seeing ads for that candidate? Discover the power of the vote, learn about the parts and participants of the voting process, help create a campaign, and vote for your favorite museum representative.

What’s the Rush?

Friday, May 6, 2016
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Designed for: Ages 6-14

Georgia, California and the gold that connected them.

 

For questions regarding Home School Days, please call Jean Howington, at 770-382-3818 x 6288.

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