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Pratt Museum Activities in Homer

WINTER HOURS: Tuesday - Sunday noon to 5 p.m., Closed Mondays

The galleries at Pratt Museum reopen to the public on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. That evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., we invite the community to the opening of our special exhibit, "The Big One: Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest" and to attend our Annual Meeting featuring refreshments, special speakers, board elections and volunteer recognition.

FREE WINTER WEDNESDAYS
Every Wednesday in February and March
Visit your local museum, free of charge

FISH FEEDINGS
Every Tuesday and Friday at 4 p.m. in the Marine Room at Pratt Museum
Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!

EXHIBITS

THE BIG ONE: EARTHQUAKES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

February 2 through March 14, 2010, Pratt Museum Special Exhibits Gallery

This exhibit travels to the Pratt from the Burke Museum and answers key questions pertinent to life in the Pacific Northwest: Why are earthquakes inevitable here? What hazards do they present? What can we do to prepare?

KACHEMAK BAY: AN EXPLORATION OF PEOPLE AND PLACE

Pratt Museum Permanent Exhibit

This innovative exhibit is a complete redesign of the Pratt's main galleries, with Phase I completed in 2004. Community-based videos, photo essays, computer interactives, and visitor-controlled remote video technology take visitors beyond the museum walls to historic and contemporary life around Kachemak Bay, providing an intimate means of understanding people and place.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

FOREST EXPLORERS

February 2 through February 25, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: grades Preschool through 1

Thursdays: grades 2 through 6

A free weekly outdoor program for children. To participate, children must be appropriately dressed with gloves, hat, warm coat, snow pants and winter boots. Please come prepared, we will be outside regardless of the weather.

Various education programs are taking place throughout the year at the Pratt. Check out our Web site for more details at www.prattmuseum.org and click on our calendar of events.

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