Wednesday, September 7 • 9–10 a.m.
Discover the world of pollinator plants on this guided garden tour highlighting a variety of seasonal perennials that attract butterflies, bees, and more to fall gardens. Led by MSV Deputy Director of Operations and Director of Gardens Perry Mathewes.
Wednesday, September 7 • 10 a.m.–noon
Homeschool students ages 10 and up will head to the galleries to learn what makes a successful landscape, then create wet felted landscapes in the MSV Makerspace.
Sunday, September 18 • 2–3 p.m.
Explore the joys of backyard beekeeping at the MSV apiary. Learn from the Beekeepers of the Northern Shenandoah Valley about how bees pollinate, help the environment, and produce honey.
Wednesday, September 21 • 6–7:30 p.m.
In this special program in the Glen Burnie House, MSV Curator of Collections Nick Powers and craftsman and historian Jerome Bias will explore how objects reveal stories about the lives, experiences, and thoughts of enslaved people in the Shenandoah Valley.
Wednesday, September 28 • 4–6 p.m.
Youth ages and older will join local artist and educator Abi Gómez for a walkthrough and discussion of the exhibition Destination: Latin America. Then, using a variety of materials, create original works inspired by the skulls that appear in art from many different Latin American cultures.