Summer Ceramics registration open all summer (First Session begins June 22)
Try something new or continue your creativity during our summer ceramic workshops. Students must register for at least 2 classes (minimum) on two different weeks during the summer.
Wednesdays from June 16 – July 21
Join Ella Sharp Museum and Michigan Avian Experience as we explore birds native to our region. Utilizing live birds and pieces from our collection of wildlife art, visitors will have an opportunity for a personal encounter with a different species of bird each week.
NEW DATE: July 17 @ 6:00pm
Grab your crew for an evening of Lunar trivia at the Hurst Planetarium! This one-of-a-kind trivia will take you along a new mission to the moon with a team of your choosing. Can you make it to the Moon and back with your brain?
July 25 @ 11:00am
It’s never too early to start bringing your future astronaut to planetariums! Inspired by the Apollo Missions, this tour is all about the moon! This experience is specially designed for ages 2-5. The program is approximately 45 minutes in duration and capacity is limited. Pre-registration required.
August 7 at Ella Sharp Museum
Join Ella Sharp Museum for the annual Art, Beer, & Wine Festival presented by County National Bank.
This year’s festival will feature Michigan wineries, breweries, cider mills, and artists. The museum will also host food vendors and live music on the grounds and within the courtyard of the museum’s historic Hillside Farm Lane.
Select Thursdays in 2021
Next Date: August 26
Let’s explore and use our night senses! Join Ella Sharp Museum and the Dahlem Center for a wonderful night under the stars.
Please join us for a guided tour through Jackson’s oldest cemetery, Mt. Evergreen Cemetery. You will hear about some of Jackson’s famous families and their stories including Ella Merriman Sharp, Austin Blair, William Sparks and families such as Col. Christian Rath, Dr. Ira C. Backus and Lucy Thurman.
Date & Time By Request
Experience the night sky from the comfort of your home or back yard! Ella Sharp Museum is offering virtual night sky tours. These tours will show you what’s currently in your night sky, when to look for it, and the easiest ways to observe. This is perfect for at home birthdays or any special occasion. Programming will be personalized for the guest of honor.