Activities and Programs
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Summer 2015 Friday Night Special
Looking for fun for the kiddo’s on Friday’s? GCM is the place to be Fridays this summer!
Experience the FUN for a thrifty price. On Fridays until Labor Day admission is only $2.00 from 5pm-8pm.
Closed Monday, September 7th Labor Day
Closed September 8th - September 11th for cleaning.
Reopen Saturday, September 12th.
August Pop-up Programs
Theme: Come Together
Ever wonder what's happening at GCM on a particular day?These are quick, fun, hands-on activities which are staff-led and add variety to your museum visit. Each month our educational theme will change, so keep on the lookout for new and exciting opportunities!
*Times and activities are subject to change
Busy Bees will continue throughout the summer.
Members Only Monday Mornings 10-11am
Guest Reader from Scuppernong Books
Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 11:00 AM
Get to know a friendly face from one of our community book stores as staff from Scuppernong share a favorite children's book here at GCM.
Novant Health "Game Night at the Museum"
Friday, August 14, 2015, 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
Come out for a family game night sponsored by Novant Health complete with a healthy topics trivia game, plinko board, putting green activities, and a hula hooping contest! Enter the raffle for your chance to win a family ticket package to see the Greensboro Grasshoppers, and keep your eyes on the lookout for a guest appearance by Guilford, the Grasshoppers' mascot!
Meet a Police Officer
Monday, August 17, 2015, 10:30 AM
Officers from the City of Greensboro Police Department are dropping by after Busy Bees! They will share about what being a police officer is like, and they are eager to answer questions you may have.
Story Time with a Librarian
Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 11:00 AM
Libraries are such an important part of our community, and we are lucky to have a branch right across the street! Mr. Peter Turner, Youth Services Librarian from the Central Library, will host a lively and interactive story time for us in our book store exhibit.
Get to Know Guilford County EMS
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 10:30 AM
Join us over at our ambulance to get to know a community helper from the Guilford County EMS. Learn about the job of an EMS worker, and get some important tips for staying safe!
Little Sprouts for Fall
Tuesday's October 6th - November 10th, 3-4 pm
Join us in the garden as the leaves change and fall begins! In this hands-on preschool program, we will explore The Edible Schoolyard together, playing and learning all along the way. This garden series will focus on a different theme each week.
October 6 – Rowdy Roots
This week, we will harvest and plant root vegetables in the garden.
October 13 - Friendly Flowers
This week, we will explore the colors, shapes, and smells of garden blooms.
October 20 - Strong Stems
Join us as we discover, taste, and experiment with stems large and small.
October 27 – Fantastic Fruits
We will decorate pumpkins and learn about how fantastic fruits grow in the garden.
November 3 - Super Seeds
Come plant seeds, make seed art, and go on a seed adventure in the garden.
November 10 – Lovely Leaves
This week, we will explore the changing leaves of fall and taste edible leaves.