Join the celebration! All across New York State, museums, zoos and
botanical gardens, historic homes, living history museums, arts centers
and cultural organizations cordially invite you to discover a
fascinating world of art, photography, history, science, pop-culture and
more during the first New York State Museum Week-May 31 to June 6, 2012.
Visit the Rockwell Museum of Western Art during NYS Museum Week. Extended museum hours from 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Kids & Teens FREE (19 & under)! Local residents with zip codes
beginning with 148, 149, or 169, pay only a $4 admission fee. See below for our daily drop-in activities.
There is no additional fee for the following interactive activities:
Explore the West Activity Booklet - Young buckaroos will explore the
Museum through fun activities! Participate in a hide-and-go-seek game,
learn about real cowboys, and draw a horse!
Art Hunt - Young visitors match an artist's drawing to images found in the paintings and objects throughout the galleries!
ArtPack Activity - The ArtPack program offers backpacks filled with creative activities, puzzles, games and more!
Travel Journal - Visitors become explorers, traveling through the
American West - drawing the animals and original peoples seen in the
artwork. Use a spyglass to see every detail of the Western landscapes.
New York State Museum Week-designed to give guests a taste of what
museums have available throughout the year-is the perfect opportunity
for neighboring-residents and visitors alike to discover (or rediscover)
these remarkable cultural institutions and their contributions to the
preservation of our state's rich heritage.
Join the fun and be part of this great experience!