Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Family Trip To the Ransom Center
Visit Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Saturday, April 25, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and enjoy free activities for the young and young at heart. You can take part in writing activities with teaching artists from Austin Public Library Friends Foundation’s Badgerdog Creative Writing Program or engage with Lewis Carroll–inspired math activities with local math literacy organization Math Happens. University of Texas at Austin museum theater students will lead visitors through the galleries. Additional activities include docent-led exhibition tours and story times into the theater. Family days are generously supported by a grant from the Austin Community Foundation, with in-kind support provided by Terra Toys.
Below is a detailed schedule:
Teaching artists from Austin Public Library Friends Foundation’s Badgerdog Creative Writing Program will lead writing activities at the top the hour from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m.
Join a docent-led tour for the exhibition at noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.
Enjoy story time within the theater at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Follow University of Texas at Austin museum theater students through the galleries between 10 a.m. and noon.
Complete Lewis Carroll–inspired math activities with Math Happens while you tour the galleries.
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