Celebrate ART at Homeschool Day in Solomons on Wednesday, March 21 at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) and Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (AMG). Homeschooled students are invited to participate from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Calvert Marine Museum and 1 – 3 p.m. at Annmarie Garden. This program is ideal for children in 5th – 8th grade, but all ages can discover something new. Pick up an interactive BINGO card at CMM, complete 5 tasks at both sites to earn BINGO, and turn it in at AMG for the chance to win prizes. Cost for this educational and fun program is regular admission at each location.

At the Calvert Marine Museum, participants will start the day learning how art enriches the history interpreted at the museum. Hands-on activities include designing and making a trailboard, making paleontology models, and decorating toy boats.

Activities at Annmarie Garden begin at 1 p.m. with opportunities to get creative in the Clay Studio; artLAB: recycle and re-use center; galleries; and park. Students need to complete the interactive BINGO card and turn in at AMG for the chance to win a prize.

Families are welcome to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy at either site. For more information about Homeschool Day at the Calvert Marine Museum and Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, visit the websites at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com and www.annmariegarden.org.

About Annmarie Garden

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Annmarie Garden is located in scenic Solomons, Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. The sculpture garden features a walking path that meanders through the forest past permanent and loaned sculpture, including more than 35 works of art on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. Annmarie Garden also presents a variety of award-winning special events, gallery shows, and engaging public art programs. Annmarie Garden’s Studio School offers creative classes for all ages and abilities taught by a talented faculty. Annmarie Garden is conveniently located just off Route 2-4, on Dowell Road in Solomons, Maryland; open 9am-5pm daily; the Murray Arts Building and Gift Shop are open 10am-5pm daily. To learn more, visitwww.annmariegarden.org.

About the Calvert Marine Museum

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D. and AAA members, and $4.00 for children ages 5 – 12; children under 5 and museum members are always admitted free.  For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com or call 410-326-2042. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.