6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: 989-775-4750 • Fax: 989-775-4770
Open Mon. thru Sat. 10am - 6pm • Closed Sundays


Special Seasonal Programs

Seasonal Programs

MOTHER EARTH WEEKS - April

Celebrate Earth Day and learn about the history and process of harvesting wild rice through role play and hands-on environmental activities. Ojibwe language teachings are also integrated into the activities, and samples of wild rice are included. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 60 students per day, so book early!

TIME: 9:30am - 1:15pm
COST:
$4/students & chaperones, $2/educators (Permanent exhibit tour not included)
GRADE LEVEL:
Kindergarten-6th
See Educational Information on Mother Earth Weeks

AMERICAN INDIAN DANCES "AWAKEN YOUR SPIRIT" - July

Experience different styles of American Indian Dance the first three Saturdays in July! Dance performance events will include Men's & Women's Traditional, Men's Grass & Women's Jingle, Men's Fancy Feather & Women's Fancy Shawl. Guests can engage in dialogue with the presenters and will be invited to participate in an inter-tribal dance.

TIME: 12, 2 & 4pm shows
COST:
Free and open to the public
GRADE LEVEL:
All Ages
See Educational Information on American Indian Dances

MONARCH BUTTERFLY CELEBRATION - September

Join us in our celebration of the Monarch butterfly! Come and experience demonstrations of the graceful and energetic Women's Fancy Shawl dance inspired by the butterfly. This event also offers many fun and educational opportunities for children including storytelling, face-painting, and crafts.

TIME: 1-4pm
COST:
Free and open to the public
GRADE LEVEL:
Preschool-4th
See Educational Information on Monarch Butterfly Celebration

AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE MONTH SPECIAL

September - November (Tues. thru Fri.) Please check website for available dates. Bring your students to enjoy Song & Dance presentations, museum tours (with optional craft, video, or culture kit) and to celebrate November's American Indian Heritage Month! Space is limited, so book early.

TIME: 9:30am -1:10pm (or custom schedule)
COST:
$4/students & chaperones, $2/educators
GRADE LEVEL:
All Ages

See Educational Information on Heritage Month

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE MENTORING PROGRAM - Annual Program - 2 Programs/year

The Artist-in-Residence Mentoring Program was created in 2007 to provide Woodland Indian Art education, technique, tools, and cultural instruction to the next generation. The programs include activities for classroom groups and adult workshops. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 50 students per day, so book early! Please call for dates and pricing information.

TIME: Classroom Groups of all ages 9am - 1:30pm, Adult Workshops 5:30 - 8pm

COLLECTION SHOWINGS

Quarterly Program February, May, July & November Take advantage of the opportunity to see items from the Ziibiwing Center Collections that are not currently exhibited. Each showing has a theme that draws the beautifully featured artifacts together. A free event.

For more information on our seasonal programs and events, or to reserve a space, please contact our Sales & Events Coordinator at 1-800-225-8172 ext. 1-54744 or (989) 775-4744.