Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Youth & Family Programs

Youth & Family Programs

METC offers a wide range of interactive, hands-on programs for children of all ages. Whether you are a scout group, a homeschool family or looking for fun and enriching activities for your child, we have something for you!

Children & Family Programs

From Drop-In crafts to Stuffed Animal Sleepover, METC offers engaging programs throughout the year. Click the “Learn More” link for upcoming programs and activities.

Scout Programs

The METC Education Department offers numerous programs that fulfill part or all of many girl scout and cub scout badges. Follow the “Learn More” link for more information!

Homeschool Programs

Homeschool groups are welcome to book any of our school programs. We also regularly offer special programs for homeschool families. Click the “Learn More” link to see what is currently available. 

Summer Camp

METC’s interactive and hands-on summer camps use the museum’s exhibits, collection and building as inspiration for a wide range of art and history-based summer camps every year. Follow the “Learn More” link to find out what is available this year!

19 August 2022
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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METC's free Summer Concert Series sponsored by the DDC is back! Enjoy a FREE night of music this summer on Fridays from 6-8pm. Bring your own chair or blanket to …

Summer Concert Series: Peter & the Master Keys Read More »

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FREE
02 September 2022
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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METC's free Summer Concert Series sponsored by the DDC is back! Enjoy a FREE night of music this summer on Fridays from 6-8pm. Bring your own chair or blanket to …

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FREE
10 September 2022
Education Annex, 23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is partnering with The Book Arts Roundtable to offer a hand lettering workshop, taught by artists Ann Vollum and Chris Schorr. The session …

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16 September 2022
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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We invite you to join us for this special Night at the Museum, METC’s annual fundraiser supporting the museum’s diverse educational programs and the preservation of our historic building.  The evening's festivities …

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$175.00
26 September 2022
Education Annex, 23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Off School for the day? No worries - come join us at the METC Education Annex for our FREE Drop in Craft. We’ll be learning about and making Guatemalan Worry Doll, …

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29 September 2022

Who and what is a “Latinx”? And how is it different from Latin American? This lecture given by Emma Oslé, Rutgers PhD candidate, offers a cursory inside look at the …

Latinx Art: Maps, Madres, and Malinches Read More »

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$10
01 October 2022
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Come join us at Bottle Hill Day!

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FREE
27 October 2022
Education Annex, 23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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As Halloween rolls around, we pull out the plastic skeletons without thought to what they represent. Skeletons are ubiquitous with holiday décor, but most people don’t realize how much we …

Zombies, Witches, and Vampires: How the dead speak Read More »

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$10
17 November 2022
Education Annex, 23 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, METC is hosting this lecture on the untold stories of the Native American experience. Please join us to hear from Brianna Dagostino, …

The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape People and the History of their Struggles Read More »

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$10
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