The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark has received funding from the Puffin Foundation to host Saturday Labor Art Classes for students from grades 3 through 5. The classes begin on October 6 and end on December 22, 2012. Due to its growing popularity, pre-registration is required.
The purpose of the program is to introduce students to the history and contemporary issues of working people and immigrants through the visual and performing arts. Registered students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities by which they are encouraged to develop their understanding of an immigrant worker’s home, lifestyle and workplace as a means of comparison to the same issues today.
The classes will be conducted at the Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, located at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey.
For registration forms and/or further information, please call (973) 595-7953, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the museum’s web site, www.labormuseum.net. The museum’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM. Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.