The Drake Planetarium Lego Lab visited Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park as part of the weekly Children's Series program, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Kids from several areas, including Aleeya Davis, Aiden Krohn, and Brayden Arvin from Children R Our Future Childrens Learning Center in Fairfield took part in the event. GREG LYNCH / STAFF


Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum’s annual Summer Series for Kids is back and will be on a new day for 2023. The series, which will run every Friday afternoon, starting June 9, 2023 through July 28, 2023. Some participant-favorites will return, and there will be brand new workshops making their debut this year. The program is targeted at children ages 6 through 12, and consists of art and nature inspired educational workshops. From crafts to critters, kids will love learning in the great outdoors with hands-on workshops focused on building creativity and having fun.

Pre-registration is required for all workshops and space is limited. Cost of participation includes full-day Park admission and supplies.

$15/child (includes one chaperone required to stay at the Park for the duration of the workshop)

$5/each additional child

Current members receive free registration for their household

Workshops tend to fill up quickly, so if you are interested, be sure to register soon at:

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Workshop Schedule:

June 9: Watercolor Workshop for Kids with Jill Krutick

1:30PM – 2:30PM

Jill Krutick is the internationally-exhibited artist behind the Coral Beliefs series currently on display at Pyramid Hill. This is a stunning collection of art inspired by coral reefs from around the world and Krutick is set to host a workshop for children to explore this mesmerizing underwater world.

June 16: Storytelling Fun with the Lane Library

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Presented by the Lane Libraries, children will enjoy engaging stories filled with adventure and silliness! After storytime, participants will have fun building Hexbug Mazes.

June 23: Create Dream Castles with Natalia Artemova

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Natalia Artemova, from the Casual Factotum, will work with children to use collage and other forms of art while creating a castle structure from your imagination.

June 30: Colors of the Earth with Butler County Soil + Water

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Nature holds infinite colors to pull inspiration from. Butler County Soil and Water will introduce various types of soil, each easily identifiable by their natural pigments. Kids can then get creative and use the soil to paint ‘watercolor’ scenes and be inspired by the colors of the earth.

July 7: Arrowhead Reptile

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Learn about how animals can be a source of artistic inspiration with Arrowhead Reptile Rescue. Trained educator ambassador animals’ will join the program to give participants an opportunity to see these amazing reptiles up close!

July 14: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Stan Ginn

1:00PM – 2:00PM

What do pickle buckets, auto parts, Italian terminology, fruit salad, density, listening skills and tin cans have in common? They are all essential elements for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! Stan Ginn weaves these elements together in part with the process of teaching young groups how to play poly-rhythmic musical compositions using ordinary objects!

July 21: Green Corn Moon Celebration

1:00PM – 2:00PM

In coordination with Myaamia Center, Program Manager Mitch Meikle and Pyramid Hill Staff will lead an activity inspired by the culture of the Miami Tribe, including learning about the history of this Native American tribe, their language, and what unique kinds of art Myaamia people are making right now.

July 28: Bi-Okoto African Dance Class

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Bi‐Okoto Drum & Dance Theatre members will take children on an interactive journey from the USA to West Africa. The richness of the culture is revealed through a broad range of dance dialects and styles with joy, high spirits and excitement.

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This event series is possible thanks to our members and generous series sponsors, The Harry T. Wilks Foundation and C.E.T Public Television. Thank you also to ArtsWave and the Hamilton Community Foundation for their support of our season.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum brings people to art in nature. The park features over 60 pieces of monumental outdoor sculpture in a natural setting of hills, meadows, and forests. The Ancient Sculpture Museum features Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Syrian, and Egyptian sculpture dating to 1550 B.C.E. For any questions or comments, please email Pyramid Hill’s Marketing Manager, Delaney French, at or call (513) 868-8336.

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