Special Event - NBT & Discovery Children's Museum
NEVADA BALLET THEATRE & DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM PRESENT
“ALL THINGS NUTCRACKER”
DEBUTING ON BLACK FRIDAY WITH THE “NUTCRACKER EXTRAVAGANZA,” A SPECIAL INTERACTIVE POP-UP EXPERIENCE, SPECTACULAR MONTH-LONG HOLIDAY CELEBRATION INCLUDES NUTCRACKER-THEMED HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING THROUGHOUT THE MUSEUM
NOVEMBER 28 – JANUARY 2
Discovery Children’s Museum will present “All things Nutcracker,” featuring Nutcracker-themed programming within their exhibits – in celebration of NBT’s The Nutcracker at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts! Beginning November 28, children will learn about character development, set and costume design as well as music in “A Winter Wonderland,” “Dance and Movement,” “Nutcracker Ballet – A Tribute to the Music” and more!
“ALL THINGS NUTCRACKER” PROGRAMMING
November 28 – December 5
The Nutcracker Characters
Toddler Town – Design a dazzling crown fit for a king!
Young At Art – Join in the festivities by constructing your very own cast of Nutcracker puppets.
Patents Pending – Become a nutcracker mechanic and explore all of its moving pieces to figure out how it works.
December 6-December 12
A Winter Wonderland
Toddler Town – Create a beautiful winter wonderland and design delicate snowflakes!
Young At Art – A winter wonderland wouldn’t be complete without snowflakes! Construct a variety of snowflakes to create your own winter wonderland at home.
Patents Pending – Take a journey to The Land of Snow. Explore the properties of snow through some fun experiments.
December 13-December 19
Dance and Movement
Toddler Town – Design a pair of dazzling dance shoes in the spirit of dance!
Young At Art – Let music and movement inspire you as you create your own dance-themed art!
Patents Pending – Investigate the physics of ballet and explore.
December 20 – December 26
The Nutcracker Set and Costume Design
Toddler Town – Construct a scene from The Nutcracker.
Young At Art – Create costumes for the cast of characters from The Nutcracker!
Patents Pending – Take on the challenge of designing a functional ballet stage.
December 27 – January 2
Nutcracker Ballet – A Tribute to the Music
Toddler Town – Construct a merry little mouse in celebration of the Nutcracker Ballet.
Young At Art – Create musical instruments inspired by Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite!
Patents Pending – Discover what sound waves look like for different types of music as we use a Rubens’ Tube to make flames dance.
VISIT THE MUSEUM AND RECEIVE A SPECIAL OFFER TO THE NUTCRACKER!
Discovery Children’s Museum attendees as well as members of the museum will receive special offers and promotions to NBT’s The Nutcracker. Meet and greets with the characters from The Nutcracker will also be seen throughout the month!