Lelooska Museum: Artists At Work

  • 11:30 AM
  • 165 Merwin Village Rd, Ariel WA 98603
  • 360-225-9522

60-90 Minutes on Site, 35 Guests Maximum, $12 Per Person (Processing Fee Included)

Tuesdays at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, Fridays at 11:30am

Immerse your students in the grounds of the Lelooska Cultural Center as you visit the Lelooska Museum for an in depth look at the art and artifacts that share the cultural heritage of Native Peoples from across North America. Interpreters will take your students on a guided tour of some of the significant art and artifacts in our museum collection.

Your students will have the chance for hands-on learning with our cultural sharing box. They will have the chance to touch and handle a carved wooden mask, a miniature button blanket, a miniature bentwood box, a ravenstail weaving sample, abalone shell, ermine, trade beads, cedar bark and more.

You will then walk down to the Gathering Hall and see traditional artists working on their art.

You will encounter artisans working on at least one of the following traditional art forms: woodcarving, button blankets or northwest coast flat design. You will also have a chance to see additional exhibits and explore our gift shop where there will be a variety of books, shirts, and educational materials.

Included In this Field Trip:

  • 15-45 Minute Guided Tour of the Lelooska Museum. Length dependent on age level. Knowledgeable staff on hand to answer questions.
  • 15 Minute Presentation and Hands On Opportunity with Cultural Sharing Box
  • 30 Minutes to watch traditional artists at work in the Gathering Hall.
  • Additional time can be spent:
    • Completing the Museum Hunt in the Lelooska Museum
    • Taking a group photo in front of the totem pole outside the museum
    • Completing the native plant find while exploring our grounds
    • Further exploration of the Gathering Hall collection
    • Exploring the Gift Shop in the Gathering Hall

Link HERE to reserve your tickets.

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