Dickson Mounds Hosts Pottery Program for Kids on Dec. 15

Release Date: 

Monday, November 26, 2018

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, December 15 from 1:00-3:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be ‘Create with Clay.’ Participants may enjoy learning about the ancient Native American creation and use of food containers.  Each participant will receive a generous portion of clay to create a piece to take home.  These creations may make the perfect handmade holiday gift. 

Kid’s Day programs at Dickson Mounds Museum are geared toward children ages 5 and up with an adult.  Registration is not required.  Clay for the December 15 event will be available on a first come, first served basis.  Admission is free; donations are appreciated. 

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

 

 

Contact Person: 

Christa Christensen

Contact Email: 

christa.christensen@illinois.gov

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721