‘Kids Make History’ Exhibit Up And Running

The ‘Kids Make History’ exhibit is on display at the Los Alamos Historical Museum. Courtesy/LAHS

Space for visitors to create their own art to add to the ‘Kids Make History’ exhibit. Courtesy/LAHS

HISTORICAL MUSEUM News:

The changing exhibit room at the Los Alamos Historical Museum will house the “Kids Make History” exhibit until Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.

The museum welcomes the public to enjoy local kids’ artwork on display. The exhibit also includes a number of fun art projects for children, adults and families to participate in.

The art featured in the “Kids Make History” exhibit includes work by students in kindergarten and in the second, third and fourth grades at Aspen, Barranca Mesa, Mountain and Piñon Elementary schools, as well as work from homeschooled children. Students took inspiration for their art from lessons they were taught about homesteading, archaeology and Ancestral Puebloans and their traditions..

The “Kids Make History” exhibit also includes participatory projects for the Los Alamos Historical Museum’s visitors to take part in. There are tables that can seat adults and children that have projects and coloring pages for everyone to use. There also are blank spaces on the wall for the art done by visitors to be added to the exhibit.

For more information, visit the Los Alamos Historical museum’s website at http://www.losalamoshistory.org/museum.

The Los Alamos Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and interpreting the history of Los Alamos through the Los Alamos Historical Museum, the Los Alamos Historical Society Archives and Collection, and community educational programs.

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