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May 2019

Life Drawing Session

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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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June 2019

Sensory Friendly Planetarium Show

June 2 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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 12:00pm Price: $6 Adult, $4 Member, $4 Child (Free under 5)

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Life Drawing Session

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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: Michigan’s Most Dangerous Inmate with Tobin Buhk

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cell Block 7, 3455 Cooper Street
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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Author Tobin T. Buhk joins us at Cell Block 7 to talk about his newest book 'Pardonable Matricide.' The author will detail the story of Robert Irving Latimer, an inmate in Michigan's prison system from ca 1893. Latimer ended up in prison for killing his mother, and ended up murdering a guard while incarcerated, only to be later pardoned by the governor of Michigan. This event is part of our ‘First Fridays’ series. In 2019 experience the Ella Sharp Museum,…

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Art, Beer, and Wine Festival

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States

The event is an important fund-raiser for the museum and part of the museum’s overall funding mix, which also includes membership dues, contributions, and facility rental fees. Last year, Art, Beer, and Wine grossed more than $200,000 to be used for museum operations, including programming and staffing. This is truly a community festival, as more than 300 volunteers devoted the day to helping the museum’s staff manage the event. The festival has also become an important community event that makes…

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Life Drawing Session

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am 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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Ella’s Explorers

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 Fourth Street
Jackson, MI 49203 United States
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Ella’s Explorers is a brand new club for children with a curious mind and an explorer’s heart. Join us each month for out of this world activities and experiences; design a rocket, build models of the solar system, learn how to use telescopes, and more! Recommended for ages 7-11. Price: $4 drop-in, $36 for 12 month subscription Member Price: $3 drop-in, $30 for 12 month subscription Drops-in welcome OR pre-register by calling Ella Sharp Museum at 517-787-2320. Ella's explorers made…

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