On Saturday, September 15, introduce your little ones to the magic of filmmaking! The World Awareness Children’s Museum has announced their very first World Awareness Children’s Short Film Festival, which will feature family friendly short films from around the globe. Read on to learn about the exciting new event, plus other great kids’ programs at the Museum this summer!
Fun With Film
Following their mission to promote and introduce other cultures, the World Awareness Children’s Museum’s upcoming film festival will feature works from international filmmakers. The program will include two showcases, each 75 minutes long, during the following timeframes:
- Showcase A: 12 PM, 4 PM
- Showcase B: 2 PM, 6 PM
General admission for each showtime is $10, while museum members pay $8. Tickets may be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com/event/3584971. The festival will be held at Saratoga Arts in Saratoga Springs.
Are you a local filmmaker? The Children’s Short Film Festival is accepting submissions until August 30! Not only will this be a great opportunity to get your short film shown, but your work could inspire a whole new generation of young artists and film lovers. To submit your work, contact festival director Shane Frasier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More at the Museum
Looking for more family fun this summer? The following programs and events will be held at the Children’s Museum, 89 Warren Street in Glens Falls.
- An Educational Adventure with Author Bruce Hiscock | 1 PM on August 24 | Learn about the local impact of acid rain and what we can do to prevent it! Pens and pencils will be provided as Bruce teaches kids how to draw marine life. The event is best suited for children in the 2nd grade and older. To reserve a spot, call 518-793-2773.
- Explore, Create, Investigate: Monday Morning Workshops | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, August 27 | Draw, paint, sculpt, and create mixed media based on the Water, Water Everywhere! exhibition. Monday Morning Workshops are free with museum admission ($5, or free for children under 3).
- Storytime Fridays | 9 AM to 11:00 AM, August 24 and August 31 | Travel the world with storytelling and crafts! Welcoming kids 3 and up, Storytime Friday explores a new cultural theme each week and is free with admission.