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Animals for All: Caring for Critters

Ages 5+ This program provides an opportunity for hands-on work with our animals on Heckscher Farm for students with disabilities for whom our Junior Curator program environment may not be as successful. The small group size allows for a great experience at each participant’s pace and comfort level. Registration includes one participant and an accompanying adult. Limited to 3 participant pairs. Please only register participants and not caregivers/accompanying adults. These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience…

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September 6, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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Ages 5+
This program provides an opportunity for hands-on work with our animals on Heckscher Farm for students with disabilities for whom our Junior Curator program environment may not be as successful. The small group size allows for a great experience at each participant’s pace and comfort level. Registration includes one participant and an accompanying adult.
Limited to 3 participant pairs.
Please only register participants and not caregivers/accompanying adults.
These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats.
Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and the Abilis Foundation.
Members & Non-Members: FREE
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Junior Curator: Spring Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Meets at Heckscher WILD! Porch This program provides an overview of basic animal care and experiential learning on Heckscher Farm. The program includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the farm and various hands-on experiences, such as cleaning and feeding of animals. Upon completion of the program, each participant will be eligible to become a farm volunteer. Space is limited to 6 participants per session. Held from 3:30 – 5:00 pm each session day. Members: $145 Non-Members: $160…

Meets at Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Tai Chi

$12 per Person Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome! Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Register Here

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Dragon, God of Water: Screens in Ink on Washi Paper

Join Sadako Ohki, the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art and curator of the exhibition Year of the Dragon, for a close examination of Pair of Screens with Dragons and Waves, attributed to the Japanese artist Kaihō Yūshō (1533–1615), and Civilization Landscape No. 073 by the Chinese artist Qin Feng (b. 1961). Though the two works were made centuries apart, they share a common medium: ink on washi paper. In the West, the dragon has historically been characterized as an evil creature, breathing fire while…

Yale University Art Gallery

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