Hands-on History: March- Edward Hicks: Newtown Folk Artist

Hands-on History: March- Edward Hicks: Newtown Folk Artist


Come to learn a new/old skill! 

Tyler State Park is partnering with Nichole Gerding of Thankful Sage Farm School to bring you ‘Hands-On Heritage.’

In each of these programs, we will discuss local history in context of the season, and try our hand at some heritage skills to take home to share with our families.  

We are offering two options for classes- a Monday evening session which allows older children, 12 and up, to join their parent/guardian (please note, we cannot be responsible for your child) and an adults only Tuesday morning session. 

*PLEASE NOTE- there is now a Tuesday afternoon drop-off class option for homeschool teens (12 and up) in separate listings


What: Edward Hicks: Newtown Folk Artist

We will be discussing the background and works of Edward Hicks, identifying the current locations of some of his paintings, and discussing reoccurring themes. Our class hands-on activity will be linograph printing of primitive folk art animals. All materials supplied.

When: Monday, 3/11  6-7:30 pm

            Tuesday, 3/12  10-11:30am

Where: The Classroom at Tyler State Park 

Who: Monday- 12 and Up when accompanied by Adult

           Tuesday- Adults only please

Cost: Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of $12 per person materials fee

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