Haan Museum of Indiana Art

920 E. State Street, Lafayette, IN 47905
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The Haan Museum of Indiana Art and Wonderland Education Experiential Learning Center present a summer STEAM camp for grades 4, 5 and 6. This is a fantastic opportunity for kids to explore these subject areas on the grounds of a historic mansion museum. This creative and interactive hands-on camp will include: • A historic tour of the museum and downtown Lafayette. Preserve Lafayette will take the kids on a tour of downtown that will include McCord’s Candies and the Lahr Atrium where many historic events occurred in the history of Lafayette. • Arts activities such as 3D Playdoh art, collaging and graffiti art will be taught. Sketching and classical forms of art will also be included as exercises throughout the week. • An arts session called Stepping Into the Art where kids recreate a classical painting in the museum’s collection • An architecture session providing an explanation of how the house was physically moved from St. Louis to its present site. • A stop-motion animation session to create a small movie • 3D printing • A biology session in the Sculpture Garden on seeds and plant life with the Garden Guild • A session on animal life in the garden with Purdue University experts • Dance Sessions with Greater Lafayette Dance Collective and Community Yoga to get all the energy out! • End of camp portfolio presentation to family and friends that will conclude with lunch- Pizza and Ice Cream for everyone. These are just some of the items in this activity-packed STEAM camp. The guiding philosophy of the camp is to have kids learn STEAM subjects in a unique environment that cannot be found elsewhere. This camp will emphasize both historical understanding and future applications to STEAM areas. If your child has a curiosity for the arts and would like to advance their learning, this camp is for you. Details: June 17-21, 2024 8:30am- noon with the option to stay until 1pm for lunch. Sack lunch provided from home.
Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Total Sq. Ft. 15000
  • Number of Rooms 18