Japanese Architecture & Momijigari (Autumn Foliage)
Suggested Ages: 2-3 to 8-10
Explore Japan’s seasonal customs and culture through art making and activities based on a different theme each month.
From 1–2 pm, preschool-aged children and their caregivers learn about the changing of the seasons and explore the colors of autumn through story, song, and a hands-on project.
From 2:30–4 pm, 6 to 10-year-olds collaboratively create a bustling metropolis inspired by the development of Tokyo from 1964 to 2020. Use a wide range of recyclable and sustainable art materials to explore the ideas of transportation, sporting arenas, and housing with architects from Koko Architecture + Design.
History/military buffs and plane lovers can examine original artifacts, view historic video footage and explore interactive exhibits aboard an actual 1943 aircraft carrier. Lots of indoor and outdoor space to roam with tons to touch, climb and explore.
* The vast majority of the 350,000 square foot Intrepid Museum is available and accessible to visitors,…More info