The reindeer will stay at home, but — prompted by a phone call to the North Pole by the Museum Guild — Santa Claus again will make an early stop in Macon on Friday, December 6, to visit the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Wait until you see how Santa is arriving!
This annual appearance provides an exciting evening for local children, who have a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and tell him about their holiday wishes.
Magical Event with Santa is a fun-filled event with benefits for the whole family!
Staff at the Museum Store opens Santa’s Secret Shop just in time for the holidays. The shop at the Museum of Arts and Sciences offers a new selection of fine gifts for all ages and has something for everyone on almost any child’s list.
Santa’s Secret Shop features a large variety of high-quality, pre-wrapped items priced within a child’s budget, with family-oriented gifts ranging in price from $1 to $10, which makes it easy for children to shop for family members. The variety and quality gives children lots of choices!
The Festival of Trees festivities began on November 13, 2013 with the annual Festival of Trees Luncheon, when guests enjoyed a gourmet meal especially prepared for them. They also had a sneak peak at the holiday tree exhibition, so they were the first to see the beautiful designer trees that currently grace Georgia’s Gallery.
The following day, on November 14, the anticipated party of the season took place! The Festival of Trees Gala ushered in the holiday season at the downtown historic Terminal Station, where guests enjoyed a fabulous array of delectable treats and catering by Natalia’s, open bar, silent auction, and live music by The Grapevine.
Adhering to tradition, the day of the Gala was the official public opening of the Museum’s 27th Annual Festival of Trees Exhibition, which this year features more than 25 designer-decorated holiday trees on display through December 29.
Check out some of the beautifully-decorated trees in this year’s Exhibition:
The Children’s Tree is on display again this year.
We encourage children to make ornaments at the Museum in the Discovery House’s Drawing Room—or they can make them at school and home—to add to The Children’s Tree.
Also, Museum visitors can be a part of this exhibition by participating in hands-on activities for a chance to choose a vignette for next year’s exhibition.
Celebrate! Holidays Light the Way will be on display at the Museum of Arts and Sciences from November 26, 2013 through January 5, 2014.
One of the greatest discoveries since the T-Rex—a 48-foot long snake that weighs in at 2,500 pounds—Titanoboa is the largest snake known to science and the longest in world history to date!
This giant serpent can now be seen as part of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition entitled, Titanoboa: Monster Snake, on display at the Museum of Arts and Sciences beginning September 7, 2013.
The exhibition delves into the discovery, reconstruction, and implications of this enormous reptile and features a full-length documentary on the historic discovery of Titanoboa, and other fascinating, entertaining and educational information.
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