Introducing Junior Historians, Longue Vue’s new curatorial program for teens ages 11-16!
Explore the 100-year history of the Longue Vue story and Stern family legacy. Discover the secrets of the Ellen Shipman-designed gardens. Delve into the pre-colonial use of the Longue Vue land. And learn about opportunities to volunteer – or even work – during school breaks at Longue Vue!
Led by award-winning civics teacher and Longue Vue Guide Sharon Dooley, this course will cover the architecture and design of the Longue Vue House and Gardens, as well as the historic and philanthropic legacy of the Stern family.
JUNIOR HISTORIAN 4-WEEK COURSE REGISTRATION FEE:
$200 general registration
$180 for members
Reservations are required and capacity is limited to provide a meaningful experience for students.
The Junior Historians program offers a chance to work alongside the Longue Vue curatorial team as they research Stern family history, preserve the decorative arts collection, and prepare exhibits. Students will learn about the architecture and design of the gardens as well as learn about artifacts within the house. At the completion of this program, students will be able to give their own guided tour of the Longue Vue House and Gardens.
TIMES & DATES:
Saturdays from 10AM to 12:30PM
October 16 – November 6