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Preschool Program: Swampy and Slimy

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

Join us for some slimy and sticky fun! We’ll be exploring the science behind swamps through toddler-friendly crafts and STEM-based activities, including a swamp sensory bin your little one can take home! Please use the reservation form below to let us know how many kids you are bringing.

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Lecture: Tales of Southwest Florida: Archaeology of the Calusa

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

The Calusa were called “the fierce people” in part because they held off Spanish domination for almost 200 years, but is the nickname really warranted? Sara Ayers-Rigsby, from the Florida Public Archaeology Network, will talk about the engineering, trade, and power that made the Calusa a dominating force in Southwest Florida long before the Spanish […]

Calusa Pottery Workshop

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

Explore the pottery styles of the Calusa people and the ways that archeologists use and identify them. Everyone will get a chance to try constructing their own piece. Spots are limited and RSVP is required. For adults and children ages 12 and up. Limited to 20 people - please use the form below to reserve […]

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Movies at the Museum: White Christmas Sing-a-Long

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

Enjoy the museum grounds with an outdoor movie under the stars. Gather your family and friends for this beloved 1954 film with lyrics embedded on screen. You’ll enjoy singing along with such songs as “The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing,” “Snow,” “Sisters” and, of course, the iconic “White Christmas.” Bring your own lawn chairs.

Lecture: The History of Greeting Cards

Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, FL

Join Museum Manager Stephanie Long in this first of an upcoming series of lectures using items in our archives and collections to illuminate our history. This talk will focus on the festive history of greeting cards and our long-standing traditions of sending holiday goodwill. We’ll also be looking at historic examples of cards in ourcollections.