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March 14, 2006

4-2 Join DEAF Media at the Oakland Museum's Eggstravaganza

From: DEAF Media - Mar 14, 2006

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Join DEAF Media at the Oakland Museum's Family Exploration series...


Curiosity and Creativity with Eggs

A day to explore the egg: its shape, diversity and beauty.  Through hands on activities visitors can express their creativity and learn about egg laying animals. Natural Science Gallery activities will explore the diversity of eggs and nests found in California. Art Gallery activity will show how artists have used the egg in art.

Everyone welcome....Deaf, hearing, young, and young at heart.  Family program for everyone.

Sunday, April 2, 2006

1:00 - 4:00 pm

(DEAF Media is providing one of the hand's on craft activities and coordinating sign interpretation for this event).

On-going Activities 


1.  Make an "egg-pod" --  Ron Trumble and DEAF Media Staff, Redwood Burl/lobby

Make a wood display stand for your decorated egg.

  Egg Shape Making - Linda Seabrooks Campbell, Art Studio
Make egg shapes out of air dry modeling clay based on where animal (Bird, Reptile, Amphibian) lives;   
paint to camouflage.

3.  Nest Building - Heide Miller, Art Studio
Make a nest that hides egg completely from predators,  or has to be safe where it is located (like edge of a cliff), has to fit in the cup, can be made from rocks, mud, etc.

4.  Egg Decorating and contest - Koi Pond
Participants decorate eggs based on inspiration from artists/artwork in the art gallery. Submit entries by 3:00 p.m.  (No need to be present to win.)


Face painting, Koi Pond

Natural Sciences Gallery       
Activity and self guide
Art Gallery    
Activity and self guide

Where:             Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St., (1 blk Lake Merritt BART)

Admission:      Free with RSVP*
                                      (without RSVP--$8.00 Adults;  $5.00 Children/Seniors (children under 6 free)
*RSVP:   , (510) 841-0163 Voice  *  841-0165 TTY
ASL and Voice Interpretation provided.

DEAF Media participation sponsored by the Oakland Museum of California, George F. Sandy Foundation, DEAF Media donors and volunteers