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Programs and Events
Anniston Museum League Presents the Annual
Winter Market Weekend Invitational Art Fair & Sale
Members’ Cocktail Reception:
Thursday, November 12, 5:30–7:30pm
Anniston Museum Lobby and Auditorium
Winter Market Public Sale:
Friday–Sunday, November 13–15: Shop Friday and Saturday 10am–5pm, Sunday 1–5pm
FREE to Browse!
Anniston Museum Lobby and Auditorium
Anniston Museum League invites everyone to shop the wares of dozens of talented artisans and craftspeople at the annual Winter Market Weekend Invitational Art Fair and Sale. In this three-day event, you will find an amazing array of items, ranging from the tiniest, most delicate piece of jewelry, to fanciful paintings and glassworks, to hearty, handcrafted furniture and decorative accents. Best of all, it’s free to browse! Shop the public sale Friday, November 13 through Sunday, November 15 during regular Museum hours:10am–5pm, Friday and Saturday and 1–5pm Sunday.
Nature Tyme with Santa
Story Time, Craft and Photo op with Santa
Tuesday, December 8 & 15, 10:30am
Photo op only: Saturday, December 12, 10am-noon, 1-2pm
Appropriate for children pre-K through 3rd Grade
*Included in regular admission; due to space restrictions, reservations are required for December 8th & 15th program that includes a craft.
In this brand new Anniston Museum offering, your little one will enjoy spending a winter morning in the Nature Space Discover Room with Santa Claus himself! Tuesday, December 8 & 15 from 10:30-11:30am, children pre-K through 3rd grade will listen with rapt attention as Santa reads aloud from a nature-themed storybook. Afterwards, staff will facilitate children in creating a make-and-take nature craft. Then, the youngsters will have a chance to see a selection of real live animals from the Museums live animal facility. There will also be a photo op time with Santa (bring your own cameras).
This program is included in paid admission, but pre-registration is required to reserve a spot in the craft class.
On American Soil: Remembering Pearl Harbor
December 6, 2-4pm
Join Berman Museum in honoring those who served in WWII and especially those that served and gave their lives at Pearl Harbor. You are invited to a special remembrance service on this 74th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor- December 7th, 1941. Gather for a special guest speaker, light refreshments and view of On American Soil: Remembering Pearl Harbor. This new addition to the WWI & WWII Galleries is located on the second floor of the Museum. Attendees will also have the great honor to see the unveiling of a significant new permanent addition to Berman Museum’s WII collection. This event is free to attend. www.bermanmuseum.org
Do you know a special veteran that you would like to honor? Consider purchasing a personalized, engraved brick for them in Berman Museum’s Walk of Honor memorial. It is a wonderful way to thank someone for their service, remember their sacrifice or honor their memory. Call David at 256-237-6261 for personal service.
General Hours and Admission: Valid through Memorial Day, 2016
Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday, 1-5pm
Closed Mondays now through Memorial Day
***** No tickets will be sold after 4:30pm, in order to assure visitors are able to view and enjoy everything. *****
Note: Nature Space Discovery Room closes daily at 4pm, and Anniston Museum Store closes daily at 4:45 pm. If you wish to take advantage of these areas, please plan your visit accordingly.
$6 per adult; $ 5.50 per senior (age 60+); $5 per child (ages 4-17); children under 3 are free
***** Extra cost for some special programs and events*. Call for details. *****
Members are required to show cards for all family members for free admission: If your cards have been lost or stolen, contact the membership department right away for replacement: firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-237-6766 ext. 120
NOTICE TO VISITORS TO THE GARDENS AND TRAILS:
MUSEUM DRIVE GATE LOCKS DAILY AT 5:30PM
Anniston Museum's outdoor Gardens and Trails are open seven days a week, regardless of holidays, however, Museum Drive is only accessible by car from 8am to 5:30pm, during regular business hours on normal operating days. On days the Museum is open for business, all visitors must move their vehicles to the lower end of the park before 5:30pm, or risk being locked in until the next regular operating day.
Founded in 1930, Anniston Museum of Natural History is a nationally accredited museum with the purpose of enhancing public knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of living things and their environments. The Museum preserves and studies collections that relate to humankind and the natural environment and interprets these through interdisciplinary exhibits and programs. The Museum is committed to providing educational, recreational, and economic benefits which will improve the quality of life for diverse audiences. Exit 185 off I-20 between Birmingham and Atlanta. North on State Hwy 21 seven miles. Anniston Museum is located in Lagarde Park at the intersection of State Hwys 21/431.