Programs and Events at the
LynnArts Gallery Opening: Leslie Fahn Rosenberg’s The Flip Side of Love, Saturday, February 6, 2pm-5pm, Free
Join us at 25 Exchange Street for the opening of The Flip Side of Love, a solo show featuring the work of LynnArts resident artist Leslie Fahn Rosenberg.
February Vacation Week
Tuesday, February 16th, 4pm-530pm Kids Karaoke!
Did you know we are open every Tuesday evening from 3pm to 7pm? Come enjoy the newly updated galleries, let loose and sing your heart out to celebrate February break!
Wednesday, February 17th, 1030am-130pm Stories and More!
At 11am and 1230pm we will feature actor, storyteller, swashbuckler, and puppeteer Alan White! Alan has been performing for audiences of all ages for over 20 years. In honor of Black History month, Alan will tell Folk Tales from Africa and Afro-American Folk tales. Make a day of it! Come for the stories and stay for activities, art-making, and our new exhibit. Co-sponsored by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District.
Thursday, February 18th, 1pm-3pm Members Only Day: Hot Air Balloon Launch
A special day for members and their families! Each participant will get to build and decorate their own personal hot air balloon and launch them from our second floor galleries, letting them fly. Check out our exhibit “From Sea to Sky” to see the real balloon that flew from Lynn Common in 1857. Not a member? Join now and enjoy events like this all year long!
Friday, February 19th, 9am-2pm Introduction to Dance Workshop with Marcy Newhall
25 Exchange Street
This workshop will give students an overview of the dance world. In class, students will stretch and warm-up, and will learn some dance basics in several styles, including ballet, jazz, and hip-hop. Students will also be given an opportunity to display their own creative dance ability to their classmates. Students should wear clothes that they can move comfortably in. A t-shirt or tank top is recommended, as well as sneakers and socks. Please email Marcy at MarcyNewhall@yahoo.com for questions or to reserve a spot in the workshop. Ages 3-4, 9-10AM Ages 5-8, 10:30AM-12PM Ages 9-12, 12:30PM-2PM
A House Divided: Civil War Speaker Series, co-hosted with the GAR Museum Thursday, February 25, 6-8pm Free
The Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts and the GAR Museum are proud to announce the advent of their first collaborative speaker series for the spring of 2016. Hosted on the fourth Thursday of the month, the evening will feature guest speakers on topics ranging from military to the social and cultural history of the Civil War and its connection to Lynn. Our first guest speaker will be Chuck Viet, speaking on “How the Navy Won the Civil War,” nicely connecting to our current exhibit From Sea to Sky which features Capt. Virginia Brown’s Navy hat. Come early and check out our galleries before settling in for an invigorating and thought provoking evening. Doors will open at 590 Washington Street at 6pm and the talk will begin promptly at 630pm. This talk is free and open to the public and is supported in part by a grant from the Lynn Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency
Special Exhibit Tour, Saturday, February 27th, 11am, Free with admission.
Join us for a 45 minute gallery tour given by Museum-trained guides exploring From Sea to Sky and Travel and Transport from an Artists Perspective. This tour is open to all museum visitors and will spotlight a different objects, art works, textiles, and themes from the special exhibit.
March Events Coming Soon!