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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gibbes Museum of Art

We are making a list, and checking it twice. Save the date as we plan for Santa's arrival on Saturday, December 7 from 1-5 PM in the Campbell Rotunda! A professional photographer from MCG Photography will be on site to capture these precious memories, and digital images will be available to purchase.** Visitors are also welcome to take personal photographs.

Free for members | Included with admission for Non-Members.

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Holiday Ornament Make-and-Take, 1-4pm*
Join us for this fun and festive craft-making session for ages 4 and up. Inspired by the stained glass done in the rotunda, participants will make their own painted ornament. Cost includes 1 ornament and all materials; smocks are available first-come, first-served to use for free. Instruction and ornament making will take about 15 minutes.

$5 Members | $7 Non-members
*Registration does not include museum admission; museum admission does not include registration for ornament workshop.

Register here for the workshop.

G is for Gibbes: A Museum ABC Book Reading, 2pm
Join us in the Gibbes Museum Store for a special reading with the author of our brand new publication G is for Gibbes: A Museum ABC Book, which will go on sale starting December 7.

Author Cathy Jenrette will read our new children's book entitled G is for Gibbes. Inspired by the Gibbes, this illustrated ABC book introduces readers to art and terminology encountered during a museum journey. G is for Gibbes engages readers with works of art from the Gibbes Museum’s permanent collection, as well as broader art terms such as abstract art, colors, impressionism, drawing, and landscape. The book also introduces readers to less familiar terms such as miniature portraits and restoration. G is for Gibbes allows children to experience the joy of visiting an art museum through the eyes of the Gibbes Gator and learn to love the alphabet in a whole new way.


**Professional photographs may be used by the Gibbes for promotional use for future events both in print media and online.