Cal State San Bernardino Museum to Host Annual Ancient Egypt Workshop for Kids

San Bernardino, CA -- The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) at Cal State San Bernardino will host its annual two-day summer workshop, “Kids Discover Egypt,” for children ages 9-12.

The first workshop will be on Monday, July 16, and Tuesday, July 17. A second workshop will take place Wednesday, July 18, and Thursday, July 19. Both sessions are from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

During the workshops, participants will explore the rich history and culture of Ancient Egypt. Students will get hands-on experiences by creating their own art projects and learning the science beyond Egyptology with a mock-archaeological dig. Participants will also receive a special tour of RAFFMA’s collection.

 

General price is $40; price of children of CSUSB affiliates, students, faculty and staff is $30; and those with a family-level RAFFMA membership are free. Cost includes lunch. To register, visit the RAFFMA website at raffma.csusb.edu.

 

For questions regarding your RAFFMA membership level or status, contact Stephanie MacLean, RAFFMA membership coordinator, at (909) 537-3373.

 

For more information about the workshop, contact Emily Sack, RAFFMA education coordinator, at (909) 537-7783 or emily.sack@csusb.edu.

 

About RAFFMA

The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art is a nationally recognized museum accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The only accredited art museum in San Bernardino, RAFFMA has accumulated a permanent collection of nearly 1,200 objects focusing on Egyptian antiquities, ceramics and contemporary art. Located at Cal State San Bernardino, RAFFMA houses the largest permanent and public display of Egyptian art in Southern California.

 

General admission to the museum is free. Suggested donation is $3. Parking at Cal State San Bernardino is $6 per vehicle.

 

The museum’s summer hours are June 18–July 31, Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Closed Friday–Sunday. For more information, call (909) 537-7373 or visit the RAFFMA website at http://raffma.csusb.edu.

 

About Cal State San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate program in educational leadership. Every one of its academic programs that is eligible has earned national accreditation. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. More than 80 percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

For more information on Cal State San Bernardino, contact the university’s Office of Strategic Communication at (909) 537-5007 and visit inside.csusb.edu.

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