Learn517 Homeschool Programs

Location: Michigan History Museum, Lansing
Time: 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Audience: Ages 6 to 11
Program Fee: $5/student, $4/adult
Registration: Walk-in registration only; space is limited

The Michigan History Museum has teamed up with Impression 5 Science Center, REACH Studio Art Center and Woldumar Nature Center to offer dynamic learning environments where homeschoolers can explore monthly themes through the disciplines of art, science, nature and history. Each partner organization takes a turn hosting a Learn517 program on Thursdays from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Following are dates and titles for the programs at the Michigan History Museum.

2017-2018 Programs

  • October 26
    Water: Exploring the Au Sauble
  • November 30
    (this program is on the fifth Thursday because of the Thanksgiving holiday)
    Symmetry and Balance: Victorian Arts
  • December 28
    Space and Sky: Guide to the Winter Skies
  • January 25
    Materials: Polymers and Design
  • February 22
    In the Forest: Timber!
  • March 22
    Insects and Bugs: Friendly Critters
  • April 26
    Color: Michiganology, Behind the Scenes

Each Learn517 program at the Michigan History Museum includes complimentary museum admission. You can save on regular admission and receive other great benefits when you become a Michigan History Center member.

The Michigan History Museum—flagship of the Michigan History Museum System—is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan History Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 11/01/2017