Home school students can experience the perfect addition to their curriculum while parents get a day to explore The Durham's vast array of cultural offerings.
February 14. 9:30-11:00
Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power
Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,
created by Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame, covers 70 years of women in the music industry. The
exhibit begins in the 1920s and continues through the present, including
clothing, music, and other personal items from Darlene Love, Aretha
Franklin, Donna Summer, Madonna, Carrie Underwood, and many more.
Besides a tour of the exhibit, students will have the chance to learn
about musical instruments from instructors at The Guitar Center and make
their own instruments.
April 4, 9:30-11:00
We want the Vote: Women’s Suffrage on the Great Plains
We Want The Vote: Women’s Suffrage on the Great Plains
is an exhibit produced by The Durham Museum that shows how many women from the Omaha and Council Bluffs region contributed to the suffragist movement. Through artifacts and interactives, the exhibit talks about leaders such as Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, and of course, Amelia Bloomer, namesake of “bloomers” and resident of Council Bluffs. Students will have a chance to hear from Amelia Bloomer, tour the exhibit, and complete an activity in the Truhlsen Lecture Hall.
The cost for an individual Home School Happenings event is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. You may also sign up for all four 2012-2013 school year programs at a cost of $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Payment is required upon reservation. With questions or to sign up, please contact Emily Peterson at (402) 444-5027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.