Pottery Program at Dickson Mounds Tot Time January 2

Release Date: 

Thursday, December 19, 2019

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, Ill. – At Dickson Mounds Museum’s Tot Time on Thursday, January 2at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time program will be “Pottery Party” presented by museum staff.  The program will focus on ancient container use and feature the hands-on activity of making various clay creations.  This fun activity is a great way to kick off a new year of the Tot Time program series.

Admission to Tot Time is free and registration is not required.  Light refreshments will be served.  Groups of eight or more should call Dickson Mounds Museum in advance to ensure the availability of supplies.  The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m., with the program portion lasting approximately 30 minutes, followed by crafts, snacks, and time to explore the museum. 

The 2020 Tot Time program series is sponsored by the Canton Chamber of Commerce and Jeff and Linda Sisson of Havana.  The Tot Time program series is currently seeking sponsors for 2020.  Please contact Curator of Education Christa Christensen at 309-547-3721 for more information.

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

Contact Person: 

Christa Christensen

Contact Email: 


Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721

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