Learn about the 5,000 year-old practice of mehndi, a body art using dye made from the henna plant. From ancient India to Anythink Perl Mack, j explore the history of mehndi and receive your own henna tattoo from local artist Atisha Pisaña.
Navajo weaving has captivated people for generations, and it’s no wonder why! Join us as we use looms to weave our own symmetrical mini-rugs in the fashion of the Navajo tradition.
Momofuku Ando may not be a familiar name, but his invention sure is - ramen noodle soup. This tasty and affordable meal has an interesting and delicious history that dates back to World War II. Join us as we cook up some hot ramen and learn about how this delicious meal came to be.
Whoever said not to play with your food obviously never operated on Swedish Fish! Learn the basics of surgery and practice your operating skills with actual surgeons’ tools as we operate on a variety of candy. Best for elementary, tween and teen.
Build your own cities both past and present while becoming a historic preservationist. Learn about saving historic structures, the evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation with guests from the Molly Brown House Museum. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing by reliving one of history’s greatest achievements. Led by Richard from STEMpunkED, watch remastered and previously unseen videos and images of humanity’s first steps and giant leaps. All ages welcome!
How do artifacts help to tell the story of history? We tend to think of history as centered on the lives of influential people, but in this workshop we’ll examine the past through the life of things. Working as historical detectives, we’ll piece together the past by examining artifacts that clue us into Adams County history. Part of the Perl Mack Museum Project, a year-long program to develop a pop-up museum exhibit by, for, and about our community.
Experience the magic of oral tradition with the “Legend of the Tree Sisters,” presented by representatives from Museo de las Americas. This engaging legend teaches the importance of Native American horticulture traditions and planting methodology. Following the Native American tradition of using all parts of the corn, participants will help create a corn-husk doll. Appropriate for kids in grades kindergarten through 6. No registration required. This program follows the opening reception of "Roots/Raíces," an exhibition that explores the agricultural roots of Latin America through art and artifacts.
Gather for the opening reception of “Roots/Raíces,” an exploration of the agricultural roots of Latin America through art and artifacts. Enjoy music and food while taking in this exhibition curated by Museo de las Americas specially for Anythink. Following the reception, kids in grades kindergarten through 6 are invited to experience the magic of oral tradition with The Legend of the Three Sisters. This engaging legend teaches the importance of Native American horticulture traditions and planting methodology, and participants will create corn-husk dolls. Events are free and open to the public. No registration required. "Roots/Raíces" will be on display at Anythink Commerce City through May 1, 2019.
Acompáñanos en la inauguración de “Roots/Raíces” con música, comida y representantes del Museo de las Américas. Continúa la celebración con un programa especial de seguimiento exclusivo para niños. De las 3:00 a las 4:00 de la tarde, los alumnos desde kindergarten hasta sexto grado están invitados a experimentar la magia de la tradición oral con “The Legend of the Three Sisters” (La Leyenda de las Tres Hermanas). Esta atractiva leyenda enseña la importancia de las tradiciones de la horticultura de los nativos americanos y la metodología de plantación, y los participantes ayudarán a crear una muñeca de mazorca de maíz. Todos los eventos son gratuitos y están abiertos al público.
Runes are an early alphabet of ancient Germanic peoples, including Vikings. According to Norse mythology, the god Odin discovered the meaning of the runes as he hung on the World Tree, Yggdrasil. Discover the story and meaning of these runes and create some runic crafts. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.