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March 2019

Sugaring, Shearing, and Science

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Throughout history, farming and astronomy have gone hand in hand. Keeping track of the night sky was an important tool for farmers as they planted, maintained, and harvested their crop. Learn about the night sky, the connections between farming and the universe, and the hustle and bustle of Ella’s Hillside Farm over 150 years ago. Join us as we welcome back Zot Artz and a glow experience. Visitors can participate in a large scale mural utilizing black light and glow…

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Planetarium Sunday Public Kid’s Show: Perseus & Andromeda

March 31 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Experience the ancient legends of the night sky! Perseus & Andromeda is a fun-filled retelling of the legendary Princess Andromeda and Perseus, as they try to escape the great sea monster set upon Andromeda by her mother, Cassiopeia. Recommended for Ages 5-13. Visit the Ella Sharp Museum front desk for tickets. Price: $6 Adult, $4 Member, $4 Child (Free under 5)

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Planetarium Sunday Public Show: The Sun, Our Living Star

March 31 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. The passage of the Sun’s fiery disc across the sky — day by day, month by month — was the only way to keep track of…

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April 2019

Planetarium Thursday Public Show: The Sun, Our Living Star

April 4 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. The passage of the Sun’s fiery disc across the sky — day by day, month by month — was the only way to keep track of…

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Life Drawing Session

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until January 3, 2020

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Enjoy a relaxing day at the Ella Sharp Museum and draw with a model. These sessions are ideal for students to practice drawing techniques and to brush up on portrait drawing skills. No registration required; drop in when you can and pay as you go. A partnership with the Jackson Civic Art Association. Every Friday except holidays, 9am-12pm in the activities room at the Ella Sharp Museum, $8. Dry media only. Last Friday of the month will be model in…

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First Fridays: The Living Wilderness Exhibit Reception

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Join the Ella Sharp Museum to celebrate the exhibition, The Living Wilderness: The Story of Berlet Films. Meet filmmaker Myrna Berlet, the subject behind one of our latest exhibits. Myrna and her husband Walter started Berlet Film and Video, a Jackson-based wildlife film company. Learn the story of Myrna and her company from the exhibition and enjoy a Berlet film viewing, food, and drinks. This event is part of our ‘First Fridays’ series. In 2019 experience the Ella Sharp Museum,…

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Sensory Friendly Planetarium Show

April 7 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 8, 2019

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Sensory friendly planetarium shows are designed to make the planetarium environment more accessible. Soft lights remain on, sounds are set to lower levels, and the doors are left open. Shows will be on the first Sunday of each month starting March 2019. First Sundays at 1:30pm Price: $6 Adult, $4 Member, $4 Child (Free under 5)

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