Family And Youth Programs

These and other events in the area can be found on the Orient and East Marion Community Events Calendar.

Kids Activities in the Schoolhouse

Fun for the whole family, centered around our summer exhibitions. All ages welcome! Join us all summer long for children’s activities at the Old Point Schoolhouse! Fun crafts and projects for children and families accompanying our main summer exhibition. All are welcome, free and open to the public.

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Bike Decorating for Heritage Day

Accessorize bicycles, tricycles, strollers and pets for Heritage Day 2019. An all-out decorating extravaganza with décor provided for children and adults alike to accessorize their favorite sets of wheels or four legged friends for the Heritage Day Parade.

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An Introduction to Weaving with Ellen Zimmerman

Ellen will lead a hands-on workshop in which participants will learn the basics of weaving including (but not limited to) the vocabulary of weaving and the uses of various types of weaving tools and looms. The registration fee includes a small two-harness table loom and materials for each participant to take home. OHS-owned four-harness table looms will be available for […]

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Interpreting Architecture in Orient/Architectural Model Making

In Interpreting Architecture in Orient/Architectural Model Making, children 12 and up will have an opportunity to cycle Orient and look at local structures that relate to the exhibit (maps provided along with a few notes of elements to look for on their ride) before touring the exhibition with Barry Bergdoll and learning more about architecture. Following the walk-through, all will be given materials with which to participate in […]

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Modern Architecture Collages

In conjunction with Barry Bergdoll’s talk/discussion on North Fork architecture, OHS is proud to offer a hands-on, “STEAM”-based program for kids! Modern Architecture Collages is geared towards children ages 7-11 and will give them insight into the elements of Modern Architecture (scale, materials, geometry, strong horizontal lines). The group will tour the exhibit to find the elements in the structures […]

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