Children visiting the Museum of Church History and Art Friday, April 10, can participate in hands-on activities designed to give new meaning to an exhibit of Old Testament art.
Museum educator Ray K. Halls said the activities, designed for children between the ages of 5 and 11, will focus on stories of the Old Testament, including Adam, Noah and the ark, Adam naming the animals in the Garden of Eden, Joshua and the story of Jericho, Joseph and the coat of many colors and Elijah and the priests of Baal.Activities include making paper sculpture, a mobile and making an origami star. They can also participate in a paper weaving activity, a shadow puppet show, textile weaving and a short dramatization.
The activities are free and are open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Reservations are not needed. The Old Testament exhibit continues through Sunday, April 26.
The museum, operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is west of Temple Square at 45 N. West Temple. Free parking is available at 103 N. West Temple.